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Business Idea Center: Manufacturing - Industries

Magazine Rack Manufacturing

Magazine Rack Manufacturing

Rack up sales by giving customers a place to display their magazines.
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No
Mailboxes

Mailboxes

Turn this commonplace object into an adornment homeowners can show off.
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No
Mold Making

Mold Making

Help inventors and manufacturers bring their products to life by creating molds.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No
Office Dividers

Office Dividers

Separate yourself even further from the office doldrums with an office divider business.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No
Outdoor Bicycle Racks

Outdoor Bicycle Racks

Popularity over greener modes of transportation increases the need for bike racks. What better place to advertise?
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No
Packing Crates

Packing Crates

Love to build things? Help supply custom packing crates to the booming shipping industry.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No
Patio Furniture Manufacturing

Patio Furniture Manufacturing

The newest living space is outdoors. Now it's time to furnish it.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No
Picnic Tables

Picnic Tables

If you enjoy the outdoors and have an appreciation for good furniture, picnic tables are a perfect business to settle on.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No
Pizza Boxes

Pizza Boxes

Provide pizza places with the essentials.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No
Product Assembly Service

Product Assembly Service

Put products together for businesses with a product assembly service.
Startup Costs: Under $2,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No
Sandbox Manufacturing

Sandbox Manufacturing

Use creative carpentry skills to perfect playgrounds.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No
Scrap Metals

Scrap Metals

A great recycling venture, a scrap metal depot brings out the shine in eco-friendly businesses.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? Yes
Short-Run CD-Rom Production

Short-Run CD-Rom Production

Provide a service for clients that don't want to buy CDs in bulk.
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No
Silk Screening Service

Silk Screening Service

Cash in on the popularity of T-shirts by offering silk-screen printing.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? No
Toner Cartridge Recycling

Toner Cartridge Recycling

Reduce waste and save customers money by selling refilled toner cartridges.
Startup Costs: $2,000 - $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No