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Jennifer Catalan

Jennifer Catalan
Jennifer is the Digital and Creative Marketing Manager at East West Manufacturing. She loves making East West look good in the digital space! Prior to her role in Marketing, Jennifer managed the global logistics for East West.

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October 07, 2014

East West Teams Up with Youth Villages

The team at East West loves giving back to the community and last Friday, October 3rd, was no exception! The EW team had the opportunity to work with the children at Youth Villages and work on a couple of projects on the Douglasville, GA campus. Youth Villages is a leading national nonprofit dedicated to providing the most effective local...

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October 02, 2014

Is Vietnam the New China?

As the labor market tightens and salary prices continue to rise, many already manufacturing in China are looking south; to Vietnam. Global manufacturers are always looking for the next frontier. Years ago China became the ‘option’ for Japan for the same reasons Vietnam is becoming an attractive alternative to China.

So, why does it work to...

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September 30, 2014

EW Supply Chain Management: New Warehouse is Open!

It's official! East West has expanded our warehouse, increased our dedicated space for inventoried goods, and is fully operational! Our new warehouse space is located off Sarasota Business Parkway (or SBP as we refer to it) in Conyers, GA. Along with our new warehouse space comes a promotion for Marshall Orr. Marshall has been responsible for...

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September 25, 2014

No Infrastructure to Manufacture in India? Yeah, Right!

September 23, 2014

It's Time to Plan for Chinese New Year!

Chinese New Year (CNY) goes mostly unnoticed here in the US, but there is a very good reason you should pay close attention to and plan for the largest Chinese holiday of the year.

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September 18, 2014

7 Reasons Why You Will Soon Read, “Made in India”

Even if you are not in manufacturing you know that Chinese costs are going up. It’s in every newspaper, blog post, white paper, and each on-shoring article you read. So as cost rise manufacturers look to move production elsewhere. Countries like Vietnam, the United States, and Mexico are often top of mind solutions. What has been growing...

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September 17, 2014

Looking for the Right Contract Manufacturer?

Great, maybe we can help! Before we do, we need to make sure you are ready to conquer the world!

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August 18, 2014

5 Things to Look for in an EC Motor Partner

1. Trust

Can you trust them? How long have they been around? Do they have patents, a history, an actual office address? Is the deal too good to be true (warning)? Are they simply a trader or wholesaler or are you dealing with the actual manufacturer? Is the email real or sales183@gmail.com? Has the website been updated in years? Use your...

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August 13, 2014

Right-Shoring: Where is the Optimum Place to Manufacture?

As seen on Manufacturing.net Authored by: Jeff Sweeney

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August 11, 2014

What's the Payback for Switching to EC Motors?

Let’s consider the average US grocery store for this EC Motor payback scenario. Maybe for you it is Publix, Kroger, Target, Winn-Dixie, Stop & Shop, Walmart, Albertson’s, Von’s, Safeway, Shoprite…

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