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    September 17, 2019

    How Small Design Changes Can Affect Product Development Pricing

    You’ve submitted your design, you’ve seen your prototype and… there’s something not quite right. Maybe a curve is deeper than expected, there’s a ridge or dimple where there shouldn’t be. Perhaps it just doesn’t feel the way you expected it to. But it’s a simple fix, right?

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    May 15, 2018

    Contract Manufacturing Product Pricing | Factors to Consider

    We can do a lot of things but giving people “ballpark” estimates of how much it would cost to make their product without knowing any of the details isn’t one of them. And yet, you might be surprised to learn how often we’re asked to do that very thing.

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    March 20, 2018

    Purchase Order Confirmation Process: Good In, Good Out

    You're excited! You've placed your first purchase order (PO) with your contract manufacturer. But what happens next?

    We're glad you asked that. We have a couple resources to answer your questions about what happens during the purchase order confirmation process and why you might experience delays in confirmation. 

    First let's look at the...

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    January 16, 2018

    10 Factors That Influence The Cost of Making Your Product

    Very few people walk into a store, take an item off the shelf and purchase it without looking at the price. Even if you’re reasonably certain you can afford it, you’ll glance at the label to see how much it’s going to cost. If it’s what you want, and the price is in line with your desire for the item, you’ll buy it. But retail prices aren’t...

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    June 16, 2017

    6 Factors That Influence Manufacturing Costs

    Can you guess the topic of the questions we’re most frequently asked?

    If you said cost or price, give yourself a gold star!
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