Manufacturers

How an Outdoor-Clothing Company Is Building Up Manufacturing in Mountain Towns

One entrepreneur is bringing the 'microbrew' model to manufacturing.

Grant Davis

· 3 min read

5 Questions Entrepreneurs Should Ask When Choosing a Manufacturer

If you don't do your homework, choosing a manufacturer to develop your products can be a very long and costly process. Here are a few pointers on making the process less painful.

Shane Broesky

· 4 min read

Hello? Can You Listen?

Today's shopper wants to be heard, but today's manufacturers have big mouths and little ears.

Lora Cecere

· 3 min read

U.S. Manufacturers Group Opposes Stricter Internet Regulations

'Current proposals to regulate the Internet with early 20th Century–era laws severely threaten continued growth.'

Reuters

· 3 min read

How This Ceramics Company Is Moving Forward By Scaling Back

Heath Ceramics is focusing on building value over volume.

Carren Jao

· 4 min read

Shark Tank's Lori Greiner on the No. 1 Mistake to Avoid When Manufacturing Your Product Overseas

Assembling your products outside of the U.S. can be a lot like driving blindfolded. But it doesn't have to be. Not if you steer clear of this all too common pitfall. Take it from the 'Queen of QVC.'

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 4 min read

It's Official: All Smartphones Sold in California Must Have a 'Kill Switch'

Phones manufactured after July 1, 2015 and sold in the state must come equipped with an antitheft device that enables consumers to permanently shut them down.

Laura Entis

· 2 min read

Outsourcing Your Production? Here Are 3 Ways to Save Money.

While larger companies can afford lost products during production runs, startups can't. Here are a few tips on ensuring your supply chain is as efficient as possible.

Greg Connolly

· 3 min read

The 3 Biggest Roadblocks in Product Development

The three spots where product development startups are most likely to stumble - and how to get around them

JD Albert

· 5 min read

Your One-Stop Guide to Royalty Rates (Infographic)

There are several important factors to consider before you license your invention. Here's a handy overview to help you out.

Nina Zipkin

· 1 min read

Finding a Top-Notch Manufacturer for Your Startup

Finding manufactures is a daunting task, particularly when dealing with factories overseas. Here are a few tips on making it easier.

Jason Lucash

· 4 min read

Why This Curated Market for Indie Hardware Is Gaining Traction

Grand St., a curator of independently made electronics and related gear, is one of the few channels to tackle the sprawling maker marketplace.

John Patrick Pullen

· 2 min read