Category: Manufacturing

5 Benefits of Local Manufacturing in the Pacific Northwest

If you’re designing a new product, one of the first decisions you’ll have to make is whether to work with a domestic manufacturer or outsource your production overseas. While offshore manufacturi...

Understanding the New Product Introduction (NPI) Process

Creating a new product means managing a ton of moving parts simultaneously. You have to make sure your team is communicating effectively, so the design, prototyping, engineering, and manufacturing st...

Manufacturing vs Fabrication: What is the Difference?

People often compare manufacturing vs fabrication as if they must choose between the two, but very often, they work together. Fabrication is about the creation of parts from raw materials. Manufactur...

How to Take a Product From Concept to Market

Most new creators have no idea how to take a product from concept to market. That’s understandable as an entrepreneurial mindset doesn’t always come with an understanding of production strategies...

How to Find the Right Manufacturer for Your Product Concept

Now that you’ve come up with a concept for an exciting new product, it’s time to start thinking about how to find the right manufacturer for it. Although this seems fairly simple, it’s actually...

Manufacturing Safety Standards for COVID-19 and Beyond: Fast Response to Potential Safety Threats

Manufacturing safety standards have always been a priority among top contract manufacturers, but it is an especially important topic following the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, not only do manufacturers ha...