How to Find Local Manufacturers

Charlie Bradley Ross Friday, 1 February 2019

Finding a manufacturer can be difficult, especially when trying to find one locally that fits your needs. While reshoring and many local manufacturing sectors are growing, it can still be as difficult, if not more so, to find a local manufacturer than overseas. There’s no one “magical fix-all” way to find a manufacturer (unfortunately!). It takes a lot of research and investigation to find the producer that works for your type of product and in the minimums that work for you, and then more time to form a relationship with one. And after all that, they may decide that you’re not the right fit for them!

In this video, we'll explore the different ways to begin your search for local manufacturers, to get you off to a flying start.

In this video you'll learn:

  • Tips for finding local manufacturers.
  • Recommendations on places to start looking.
  • Trade show recommendations.
  • Internet databases to check.
  • Alternative suggestions for finding manufacturers locally.

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