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East West Manufacturing

East West Manufacturing is a Global Contract Manufacturer headquartered in Atlanta, GA. We help companies become more competitive by producing their components or assemblies to high quality standards in countries where it is strategically advantageous. We provide our customers access to a global supply chain.
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May 01, 2023

Wearable Electronics are Transforming the Medical Device Industry

Wearable electronics have been gaining traction in the medical device industry in recent years, and for good reason. They are perfect for a variety of applications, and benefits ranging from improving patient care and outcomes to streamlining manufacturing processes. Let’s look at how wearable electronics are revolutionizing healthcare and some of...

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April 18, 2023

Membrane Switches: Creating Efficient and Intuitive Human Machine Interfaces

Membrane switches are a type of HMI (human machine interface) that can be used to control electrical devices. Without knowing it, you are likely encountering these multiple times a day. Ever use a microwave? Fill your car with gas? Have you found yourself in a hospital bed and needed to adjust its position? All of these scenarios utilize membrane...

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March 21, 2023

Mold Flow Analysis Can Save Your Plastic Injection Mold Design

One of the keys to a quality plastic injection molded part is an accurate mold – one that produces consistent pieces time and time again. So how is that accomplished? First, if you are not familiar with the components of an injection mold and how they work, take a look at this blog post: Components of An Injection Mold to brush up on the basics.. 

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March 07, 2023

Why the Right NPI Team is Critical to Manufacturing Success

What is “New Product Introduction”?

By nature, engaging with a manufacturer is a long-term partnership and as with any relationship, it’s important to get off on the right foot. Often the difference between a good manufacturing partner and a bad one comes down to how successfully new products were launched into production. Was design and...

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February 24, 2023

Case Study: AI-Powered Greenhouse Lighting Producers

Inspired by nature, Sollum’s state-of-the-art LED fixture is an AI-powered computer providing exceptional spectral quality. In tandem with its smart LED fixture, the cloud-based SUN as a Service® platform uses smart algorithms to create an infinite number of light recipes that can be adapted to any type of crop, as well as mixed production...

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February 09, 2023

Snapshot of the Nearshore Supply Chain

Manufacturing nearshore doesn't have to mean you give up sourcing components in Asia. On the contrary, you may be able to save a great deal of money by utilizing both Asian suppliers and nearshore factories. 

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February 06, 2023

EC Motors: Exploring What Determines Efficiency

You are seeing it everywhere. Electric cars are popping up in your neighborhood more and more, the U.S. government is incentivizing homeowners to make high-efficiency upgrades including air conditioners and even light bulbs. The race to normalize energy-efficient practices is on. Electric motor-driven systems (EMDS) are the largest single source...

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January 20, 2023

Manufacturing in Mexico: Why U.S. Companies are Making the Move

Mexico has been gaining a reputation as a leading alternative to offshore manufacturing and a key piece in many companies’ global supply chain strategies. Since the United States administration began imposing tariffs on select imports from China in 2018, Mexico’s exports have risen over 21%, according to the U.S. Census. Executive teams across the...

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December 29, 2022

The Most Common Product Design Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Designing a new product is as easy as having a great idea, right? Not right. There is a lot that goes into designing, developing, manufacturing, marketing and selling a new product. Millions of products have failed, and chances are that all of them had at least one of the below mistakes in common. Save your product  and business  from an...

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December 21, 2022

Making Strategic Sourcing Decisions Based on Total Cost of Ownership

You make a product in China. You went it alone. You found someone on the internet and they promised they could manufacture your product to your standards in the time required for the lowest price. 

Unfortunately, they also made an absolute hash of it.

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