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Andy Reese

Andy Reese
Andy Reese leads Marketing and Business Development at East West Manufacturing. Providing strategy and data driven results.
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November 13, 2014

Quote Fatigue: When a RFQ Goes Round and Round

If you have been involved in global contract manufacturing for more than a few months inevitably you will hear the words, “Quote Fatigue.”  Quote Fatigue is when happens when a prospect submits an RFQ (Request for Quote) to a manufacturer for pricing, then another, then another, then another, without the manufacturer securing any new business.

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November 06, 2014

3 Phrases to Never Say to Our CEO

In conversations with candidates who ask, “What is it REALLY like to work at East West?” my brain always defaults to a quick chat I had one morning with our CEO, Scott Ellyson.

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November 04, 2014

6 Biggest Mistakes When Selecting a Contract Manufacturer: Part 2

We're back for our second installment of the 6 Biggest Mistakes When Selecting a Contract Manufacturer! If you missed the first three mistakes we mentioned, check out our blog post here.

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October 28, 2014

6 Biggest Mistakes When Selecting a Contract Manufacturer: Part 1

Choosing the right contract manufacturer for your project is no easy task! To help you avoid a pitfall during your search, we've listed three of the six biggest mistakes we've seen when selecting a contract manufacturer.

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October 21, 2014

8 Reasons Why EC Motors are Plastic (and Better): Part 2

Here are the final 4 reasons why advanced plastics are better than aluminum and steel in EC Motor applications. Check out our first installment of Why EC Motors are Plastic here.

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October 14, 2014

8 Reasons Why EC Motors are Plastic: Part 1

In recent years it has been determined that you can improve EC Refrigeration Motor performance with advanced plastics. In this two part series we’ll provide you with 8 reasons that will help explain why! Read on below for the first 4 reasons why EC Motors are made of plastic.

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