Category Archives: Manufacturing

Does It Make Sense to Manufacture Smaller Runs In China Or Locally?

The Chinese manufacturing industry is geared toward mass production. Once your startup is successful and you need to produce thousands of units at a time, it usually makes the most sense to find a factory there and take advantage of … Continue reading

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Map of China Manufacturing Distribution

A lot of products are manufactured in China, but as you know China is super big and the manufacturing industry of different types of products is quite spread out. Below you will find a map of China manufacturing distribution and … Continue reading

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Too Much Shrimp, or, The Curse of the MOQ

Anyone who’s ever stepped into a Costco is familiar with the concept behind a “Minimum Order Quantity” (MOQ): “Buy 10 or more for 10% off”. And while you might be tempted by ten pounds of Cap’n Haddock’s Spicy Teriyaki Shrimp, … Continue reading

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Quality Control vs Quality Assurance

If you are outsourcing your manufacturing, then making sure that there is good quality control in place is absolutely crucial. This is what will ensure that any of your products are produced exactly to specification before they end up in … Continue reading

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Cutting Edge 3D Printing Technologies (And the New Abilities They Give You)

Whether you’re using 3D printing for prototyping or manufacturing, it is an incredible new prototyping tool that has opened all kinds of doors for hardware startups and entrepreneurs. Now anyone with some basic CAD skills can see their vision realized … Continue reading

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Sea Turtle Sports Case Study

Why We Launched SeaTurtle Sports SeaTurtle Sports began with a simple goal in mind: get family and friends together and away from the distractions of our busy world. We wanted to rekindle the joy we experienced gathering together on lazy … Continue reading

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