September 21, 2012
Safety Work Ethics in Offshore Manufacturing
Several of our recent blog posts have focused on the factors associated with choosing a sourcing region or partner. Heading the list were cost and quality, but social compliance also ranks near the top. When offshoring textile manufacturing, many concerned American companies now include human rights, social responsibility and work ethics considerations in right along with labor costs.
September 19, 2012
What Really Matters When Choosing Manufacturing Partners?
Based on Apparel Magazine’s Sixth Annual Apparel Research Study & Analysis we recently asked, “Are Companies Really Looking for Cost Savings in ALL the RIGHT Places?” Another study area focused on factors for choosing a sourcing region/partner.
April 27, 2012
Is your product IP protected when manufacturing in Mexico?
Intellectual property is one of the most important resources for any manufacturer. Although the protection of IP is important for ensuring that competitors do not gain access to confidential industry information and manufacturing processes, it also plays a major role in protecting the integrity of a company’s brand from counterfeit goods.