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Quality Manual / Quality Management System

At some point, someone is going to ask about your company’s Quality Manual and Management System.  You may get a questionnaire from a distributor that...

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6 Challenges Modern Manufacturing Companies Are Likely To Face

A modern manufacturing company is the key element to getting your product to market. However, a manufacturer must consider the momentum balance that m...

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Building 2000 Units of a Product, Part 3: Final Assembly

In the third and final article from guest Elaine Chen's multi-part series, we explore final assembly strategies for building 2000 units, the “uncanny ...

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Building 2000 Units of a Product, Part 2: Sourcing Custom Parts

In the second of a multi-part guest series from Elaine Chen, we explore sourcing strategies for building 2000 units, the “uncanny valley” of consumer ...

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Building 2000 Units of a Product, Part 1: Sourcing COTS Parts

In the first of a multi-part guest series by Elaine Chen, we explore sourcing components for building 2000 units of a product. These posts are meant f...

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Top 10 Manufacturing Reasons Hardware Companies Fail

Having worked with hundreds of hardware companies and startups over the course of many years, you can say at Dragon Innovation that we've seen it all....

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Product Manufacturing Lifecycle Overview

Getting a new product successfully into mass production, so that it is manufactured on time, in high volume, with high quality, and at a reasonable co...

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Certifications For Hardware Products: What you Need to Know (Part 3)

To conclude our certifications series, we review some of the major decisions you'll need to make along the way. If you haven't covered them already, d...

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Certifications For Hardware Products: What you Need to Know (Part 2)

In the second post of our Certifications series, we start to break down what the different certifications cover as well as what drives the regulations...

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