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Pros and Cons of Contract Manufacturing

Growing your market share with the addition of a new product is every manufacturer’s primary goal, right? The phrase “growing pains” exists for a reason, though. Change can be challenging for your team. If you are considering using a contract manufacturing company to address your pain points for a new project or an existing one,Read more

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How Companies Use Contract Manufacturing

Contract manufacturing, also known as outsourcing, continues to grow as a business practice for industries such as semiconductors and medical devices, considering that contract manufacturers can save companies a considerable amount of time, resources and overall production costs.Read more

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The Importance of Contract Manufacturing

“Why would I want to hire a contract manufacturer when I’ve got 25 people on the floor who can do the job?” The benefits of contract manufacturing for all tiers of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)  include: Increased in-house efficiency Faster company growth Added profitability “Sure, that’s easy to say in a bulleted list, but howRead more

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Education is Key in Contract Manufacturing Services Growth

Axenics has been fortunate to experience continued growth over the last 35 years — 2019 marks that milestone for us. In trying to nail down what keeps our contract manufacturing services strong, all signs point to education. We’ve seen significant long-term value for us and for our customers by cross-training our team members for everyRead more

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10 Reasons to Switch to Manifold Manufacturing

Switching your next component manufacturing project to the production of manifolds can offer your company a large number of unique integration and design possibilities with the added value of being relatively inexpensive to create. Metal and plastic manifolds made to your company’s specifications are a reliable solution – with the added bonus of having aRead more

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3 Reasons to Work with a Contract Manufacturing Company

By design, a contract manufacturing company exists to partner with an original equipment manufacturer to increase your production capabilities. However, there are some companies that insist on keeping all aspects of production in-house. Here’s an example of how that doesn’t always work:Read more

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Misconceptions of Contract Manufacturing – Outsourcing to Elevate Production

Production challenges are a continuous hassle for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM). It’s commonplace for an OEM to do some partnering with a vendor for a one-time or short-run component manufacturing project.Read more

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Solution Spotlight: Gas Boxes to Speed Your End Results

The demand for high-quality, complete gas delivery systems continues to rise as advancements grow in a variety of industries, such as medical devices, semiconductors and alternative energy.Read more

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Cultivating Camaraderie On the Contract Manufacturing Floor

At Axenics, we take our manufacturing work extremely seriously, and our 30+ years of high-quality work displays this. That said, there is always room for a little fun and frivolity on the floor at a contract manufacturing plant. Last week, we promoted a “wild shirt” day with the team, encouraging everyone to dig out theirRead more

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Five Axenics End-to-End Manufactured Components

Working with contract manufacturing companies on projects from inception to completion has several benefits, including a reduction in lead time and an opportunity to be conservative with costs. Having one team from A-Z avoids a product being assembled piecemeal – and can also diminish mistakes that can arise when multiple crews are part of theRead more