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5 Things I Learned About the Current State of Manufacturing in APAC

In light of the U.S.-China trade war, I have traveled extensively within the Asia Pacific region in search of understanding how the global supply chai...

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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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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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Factory Audits: A Manufacturing Sanity Check

We often use the analogy that picking a Contract Manufacturer (CM) is like picking a spouse; you are going to be together for better or for worse and ...

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The Quality Plan - A Critical Piece of the Hardware Puzzle

When introducing the need to create a Quality Plan with our customers, we usually get a combined look of confusion and fear. There is an inherent assu...

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Working with the Big Guys' CM Doesn't Guarantee the Same Results

 

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Factory Selection: OEM vs. ODM

In a recent post about the Manufacturing Request For Quote Process, we briefly touched upon the difference between an OEM vs. ODM. To review, Contract...

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