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    November 07, 2018

    Moving Your Product From Prototype to Production

    Just think about it for a second. Every day you interact with hundreds of products that at one point were nothing more than an idea. But have you ever wondered what it looks like to take a product from prototype to production? It's a complex process that combines creativity and procedures. There are stops and starts. The timeline for...

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    October 24, 2018

    The Right Way to Hand Off Engineering Projects

    Handing engineering projects off to other team members is more than a task – it's a skill, and one that many people undervalue or lack entirely. When saying goodbye to a project, there are a few general guidelines you should follow to ensure a smooth exchange. Below we'll take a look at things to do and mistakes to avoid.

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    May 31, 2018

    Items to Include in an NPI Checklist

    If you thought the new product development process was going to be a walk in the park, you might need to take a look at a survey conducted by Gartner in 2017. The survey questioned CEOs about the success of new product introduction, and the numbers were sobering. 

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    September 21, 2017

    Tips for Building a Better BOM

    Getting from point A to point B is easier with a road map (or Google maps, these days). The same is true when you’re making a product. Your manufacturing road map is called a Bill of Materials or BOM. The BOM is an essential tool that directs engineers as they pull together materials and parts for production.

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    September 05, 2017

    How a Contract Manufacturer Assists Product Lifecycle Management

    Do you ever stop to think about the products you interact with on a daily basis and how amazing they are? Let’s just think about the stuff you touch as you’re getting ready to head to work. Maybe you shut off a blaring alarm clock or alarm on a cell phone. Your coffee is ready in the kitchen because the night before you scheduled the beans to...

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    June 02, 2016

    Here's How We Transform Your Design Idea Into a Quality Product

    Ideas morph into tangible products on the daily, but if you haven't been a player in -- or a witness to -- this process, it may seem like a mind-numbingly abstract concept. How does a contract manufacturer turn your initial design idea into a functioning, quality product?

    While we can't speak for all manufacturers, our business model is...

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    November 18, 2013

    Benefits of Using East West VMI

    One of our goals at East West is to make your business as successful as possible while helping you increase your bottom line. Vendor-Managed Inventory (VMI) is one of the many services offered by East West Manufacturing to help you do just that.

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    May 06, 2013

    East West Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) launches first PCB!

    East West Manufacturing proudly announces our first Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) SMT line is up and running successfully in one of our fully owned facilities in Vietnam! The Engineering team in Vietnam was supported by engineering staff members based in Atlanta to install, test, ramp up, and begin production for printed circuit...

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    May 06, 2013

    East West Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) launches first PCBA's!

    East West Manufacturing proudly announces our first Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) SMT line is up and running successfully in one of our fully owned facilities in Vietnam! The Engineering team in Vietnam was supported by engineering staff members based in Atlanta to install, test, ramp up, and begin production for printed circuit...

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    February 25, 2013
    by aReese

    Global Sourcing - Pharma to Fashion and everything in-between!

    Business buzzwords are everywhere in just about every industry. A few of my favorite are: Buy-In, Big Picture, Same Page, World Class, Synergy, and of course, Best Practices!

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