When you’re designing and developing a product, your manufacturing strategy is essential to the overall success of your production. In recent years, an increasing number of OEM manufacturers have begun establishing partnerships with contract manufacturers to improve the quality of their products and streamline product development.
There are several reasons why these OEM manufacturers are turning to contract manufacturing, including:
- Better product quality: Contract manufacturers often have extensive experience with a wide variety of manufacturing techniques and product types. This experience enables contract manufacturers to make helpful suggestions and work with OEMs to modify product designs, improving the overall quality of products and streamlining the manufacturing process. Getting feedback from an experienced manufacturing team can help you identify issues and ensure that your product meets the highest quality standards.
- Improved logistics: Contract manufacturers have an established supply chain network that they can leverage to ensure that your product is produced and distributed in accordance with your desired time frame and budget. Contract manufacturers can even facilitate some warehousing and shipping services as needed.
- Increased production capacity: Contract manufacturers have the capacity necessary for large-scale production. This greater capacity allows you to manufacture products and keep pace with demand without the constraints of your smaller in-house manufacturing facilities. A contract manufacturer can also help with additional components that your facility may not be equipped to manufacture.
- Cost reduction: Because of the increased capacity and networking capabilities of contract manufacturers, you can enjoy significant cost savings over in-house product development and manufacturing. Since you don’t have to purchase all of your own manufacturing equipment, facility space or employees, you won’t have to front as much up-front to get your product developed and those savings will give you a much higher profit margin once your product finally hits the market.
If you have additional questions about contract manufacturing partnerships, contact us at KASO Plastics. Since 1962, our team has been proud to provide a wide variety of services including plastic injection molding, part engineering, early supplier involvement and more. Give us a call today to find out more about all of the services that we offer and how you can partner with us for your product design and development.