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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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Jan 18, 2013

Product Development in China

Over the years we’ve been contact by many individuals who possess an innovative or cool new product idea (in their eyes) which they want...
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Jan 9, 2013

Achieving Quality Consistency through Traceability

One of the largest adjustments we stated making in 2012 was beginning to engage our Approved Suppliers™ as to where they were sourcing their...
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Dec 12, 2012

The Middlemen

The amount of money involved in today’s product sourcing environment is so great that you’ll find just about anybody will (and does)...
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China, US to Seek Common Interests

Nov 22, 2012

China, US to Seek Common Interests

GCP Supports Movember! View our Mo's - Week 3 photos With China recently unveiling its new leadership lineup for the next five years and Barack...
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Nov 14, 2012

China is the Next China… This is a Recording

November or Movember if you will, marks the start of the new annual production cycle in China. That’s because the year’s Christmas orders...
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Nov 9, 2012

How Hard Did Hurricane Sandy Hit Manufacturers?

Manufacturing firms represent a sizable portion of the overall number of businesses that were forced to close due to the storm. An estimated 10,000...
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Oct 31, 2012

Happy Halloween

Oct. 31 means costumes, candy, some spooky fun and most definitely pumpkin carving! And anyone who’s tried their hand at carving a pumpkin...
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Oct 24, 2012

China's Take on U.S. Foreign Policy Debate

  Given Monday night’s debate on U.S. foreign policy and the fact that the election is right around corner, I thought it would be...
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Oct 17, 2012

Sourcing: Who Makes the Money?

There’s a popular expression which came about during the gold rush era. It states “You can either mine for gold or sell pickaxes.”...
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