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Exploring Product Development Agreements For Importers [Podcast]

In This Episode… If you are developing a new product that is going to be manufactured in China or other Asian countries then there’s a good chance that you have product IP that needs to be protected unless the product … Continue reading

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Exploring The Benefits Of Rapid Prototyping And Rapid Tooling [Podcast]

Listen to our latest podcast where we discuss the benefits of rapid prototyping and the different rapid tooling technologies you may take advantage of! You’ll learn: what rapid prototyping is the difference between additive and subtractive manufacturing methods for prototypes … Continue reading

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Getting To Grips With Non-Recurring Engineering Costs (NRE) [Podcast]

In this episode of the podcast, we discuss Non-Recurring Engineering costs for manufacturers. As the name suggests, these costs are usually one-off and are what it takes to get your product into production. These costs are perhaps better known as … Continue reading

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How To Create A New Product Inspired By An Existing Design?

Sometimes customers ask us: “How to create a new product based on a product that’s already on the market?” While it is possible to do this, and we can help, we have to tread the line between what is and … Continue reading

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How A DFQ Review Designs Quality INTO Your Product At An Early Stage [Podcast]

What if you could reduce the chances of quality problems long before your product goes into production? A DFQ review can help you achieve this!   What is DFQ? Design For Quality is where we review a number of factors … Continue reading

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How To Protect Product IP When Working With Contractors & Factories In Different Locations? [6 tips]

Entrepreneurs, hardware startups, and various SMEs commonly outsource parts of their new product manufacturing project to various individuals and companies around the world, such as product designers and factories. But one worry they have is how to protect product IP … Continue reading

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Why You Need Mature Product Designs BEFORE Working With A Chinese Manufacturer!

As part of our design support service, we have been talking to many inventors who are planning to manufacture their new products in China about the importance of starting with mature product designs. What many don’t understand is, there are several … Continue reading

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Why Do Importers Need Product Reliability Testing? [Podcast]

Product reliability testing is a must for importers who want to avoid risk… 2020 added considerable strain and difficulty to many importers’ lives, so today, more than ever, it’s so important to implement measures to protect your business against expensive … Continue reading

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Look Out For Feature Creep When Developing A New Product!

When developing a new product, rarely does your initial design idea not end up significantly altered and re-imagined by the time it hits the store. It’s just the nature of the process, and hardly surprising when we consider the many … Continue reading

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Toy Safety Tips: The Right Mindset for Inventors & Designers

Let’s get into a list of toy safety tips that will help you get into the right mindset to build safety into your toys from the start of the process and avoid anything as drastic as a safety recall. Inventors … Continue reading

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