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Once you’re in production we can provide oversight, process improvement and optimization during steady-state manufacturing.

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Who Moved My VC: State of Hardware Funding 2019

Common sense says – if you don’t know where to look, you will never find what you are searching for. If you’re a Hardware company thinking about manuf...

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A 100 Day Journey of Manufacturing Insights in Asia Begins

Join Dragon Innovation’s VP of Strategic Planning, Shawn Chang, as he explores the State of Manufacturing in Asia, beyond just China. 

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Meet A Dragon: Tan Li - Project Manager Far East Team

In the “Meet a Dragon” blog series we’ll be introducing our team members who help guide your product through the New Product Introduction (NPI) proces...

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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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Quality Planning in Manufacturing

When I bring up quality planning to new hardware startups, I usually get a combined look of confusion and fear. Facing creating a 30 page document ful...

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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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