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Jul 4, 2013

Current Difficulties Faced Sourcing from China

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GCP ranked No. 406 on the 2013 PROFIT 500

Jun 4, 2013

GCP Makes the 2013 PROFIT 500

GCP Ranks No. 406 on the 2013 PROFIT 500 Kitchener, Canada June 3, 2013 PROFIT Magazine ranked GCP Industrial Products No. 406 overall (No. 42 in the...
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May 30, 2013

Key People We Aim to Know at Each Approved Supplier™

Our sourcing process only works when we have full buy in from our Approved Suppliers™ and full buy in requires commitment from the top down. We...
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May 15, 2013

China Manufacturing Fashionable Again

  Like fashion trends, manufacturing experiences similar ebbs and flows with regions or countries becoming extremely desirable for periods of...
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Apr 25, 2013

Not All Sourcing Projects are Right for China

We receive a lot of calls from potential customers looking to have us source their products for them. During our first contact we normally ask for...
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Mar 14, 2013

When Paying More Makes Cent$

Experiencing setbacks while working with Chinese factories are part of the reality of working in an environment where there are very few processes...
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Mar 8, 2013

Reshoring: A Major Trend?

From everything I’ve read. It’s apparent various companies have started moving their production back to the US and Europe. That much we...
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Most Common Ways Suppliers Break Customer Trust - GCP Industrial Products

Feb 27, 2013

Most Common Ways Suppliers Break Customer Trust

Whether new to sourcing or an experienced veteran, there’s a lot to focus on in order to ensure the products you need are ordered correctly and...
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Customer Lifetime Value - GCP Industrial Products

Feb 21, 2013

Customer Lifetime Value

We talk a great deal about creating long-term mutually beneficial relationships and for good reason. We believe by taking quality control seriously...
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GCP Industrial Products, Sheet Rubber, Silicone, Viton, EPDM, Nitrile, Neoprene

Jan 23, 2013

Characteristics for Qualifying Suppliers

Believe it or not industrial manufacturing is a relationship business. No matter if you purchase domestically or offshore the greatest gains will be...
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