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    March 18, 2019

    CASE STUDY: Launching the World's First IoT Powered Smart Container

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    November 14, 2018

    Manufacturing Location Considerations: Where to Make My Product?

    Have you ever wished for an easy, all-in-one-place guide to the most cost-effective locations for specific manufacturing processes? Maybe you’re thinking, “No, but now that you mention it…” 😊

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    June 21, 2018

    Advantages of Manufacturing in Vietnam

    The secret has long been out: Vietnam is a great place for manufacturing. And not just textiles or tennis shoes. Vietnam is home to automotive and aerospace suppliers, and is considered a prime location for electronics manufacturing services (EMS). Vietnam combines many of the same benefits of manufacturing in China — a strong supply chain and...

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    March 01, 2018

    How to Overcome Language Barriers When Manufacturing Overseas

    Have you ever traveled to a country where the residents don't speak your language? Trying to make yourself understood and trying to understand someone else when neither of you is speaking your native language is hard enough when you're a tourist trying to find a museum, a good restaurant or the bathroom. Imagine trying to develop a product with...

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    November 01, 2016

    TPP and Its Effect on Manufacturing in Vietnam

    You’ve decided you want to manufacture offshore and you’re looking to nail down the location. China’s become a little too expensive for you and you’re looking further south – Vietnam, perhaps. You wouldn't be alone. The country's manufacturing sector is growing by leaps and bounds for good reason.

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    December 23, 2014

    Right-Shoring: Where is the Best Place to Manufacture?

    We hope everyone has a wonderful holiday season! As the year comes to a close, we thought we'd highlight one of our favorite blog posts of the year. East West's Co-Founder and Executive VP, Jeff Sweeney, was featured on Manufacturing.net authoring the topic of "Right-Shoring." Read on for his take on the best place to manufacture goods. 

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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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    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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    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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