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expanding my services

expanding my services

expanding my services

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I am re-establishing my consulting practice and would like to increase my revenue stream. In my circle of engineers, I was the one that was called for AutoCAD, SolidWorks and China answers. Now I would like to increase my China services and develop it as a revenue stream. I have a few manufactures in China that I have worked with for several years and more vendors that I just started working with.

I would like to find a more varied list of trustworthy factories in China, (I now have a couple injection molders, blow molders, glass manuf. toolmakers, a sheet metal house, and a couple assemblers and component houses). I would like to find quality inspectors that would go to the factories and do in-house inspection so that my clients would be assured of their products. (I too have many stories of a China factory changing specs just cause 'it's China'.) I do have a friend that is fluent in Mandrin and works for a local company dealing with the China vendors. I have found a couple of factories thru him but he does all the QA for his company- he doesn't know any off-shore inspectors.

Does anyone have recommendations for Quality inspectors, manufacturers and agents in China? Offering not only the design, but the manufacturing/inspection to a client would be a strong factor for continues growth for my consultantcy.

Thank you.

RE: expanding my services

I'm not sure if this will help, but have you tried MFG.com.  I post rfq's there for manufacture of parts, and get all kinds of quotes from companies in China and other countries.

RE: expanding my services

Why not try and do the work here in the US.  There are plenty of reputable comapnies wanting to work with a person putting things together to get things done.

Besides we do not need to feed those that want to take us out!

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