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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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    November 03, 2016

    Product Manufacturing: Are You Ready?

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    That idea that was scribbled on a napkin late one night or that popped in your head one morning in the shower is finally ready to come to life. You have discovered an amazing idea for a product and you’ve done some research. It’s clear this product needs to get in the hands of thousands, possibly millions of people....

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    March 22, 2016

    What's the Payback for Switching from Shaded Pole Motor to EC Motor?

    There's been lots of buzz lately about EC motors (ECM) and why you should invest in them. But much like the switch from incandescent to CFL bulbs, some people are hesitant – they need convincing. Although their initial cost is higher, ECMs are supposedly more efficient, longer-lasting and will ultimately save you money. But what do these...

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    June 11, 2015

    Motors 101: How do a SP, PSC, and EC Motor Compare?

    Looking to learn more about the different types of motors out there and which one may be right for your business? Here is a brief rundown on the three most popular types. 

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    February 12, 2015

    East West Manufacturing Welcomes Michael Risher!

    We are so excited to welcome Michael Risher to our I.T. team! Michael is currently working on getting his Computer Science degree at Perimeter College. We like to shine the spotlight on the new faces of East West and properly introduce them. Here are "5 Questions" with Michael to get to know him better:

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    February 10, 2015

    Quiz: Are you Ready for a Contract Manufacturer?

    Are you ready to take your product idea to the next level? How do you know when you're ready for contract manufacturing? Take our short 5 Question Quiz: "Are You Ready for a Contract Manufacturer?" and find out!

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    November 11, 2014

    In-House Tooling Offers Injection Mold Design to Your Specifications

    Located in our wholly-owned facility in Vietnam, East West's tool shop opened in 2013. We can now offer our customers the benefit of in-house tooling along with engineering support to help make tooling designs injection friendly. Our tooling shop was set up to serve the injection molding, blow molding and stamping industries. East West's tool...

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    November 10, 2014

    Looking for an East West Replacement Motor?

    Do you need a replacement for an East West motor? We created this to help you determine the quickest way to find the motor replacement you're looking for. 

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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 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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