Made In America
Since 1980, Marketing Tech has partnered with trusted American manufacturers. Many of our manufacturing partners have been in business for over fifty years. We combine our knowledge, experience, and problem-solving to provide our customers with smart sourcing strategies and solutions.
Made in USA: Did You Know?
For every $1.00 you spend in manufacturing, you add $2.74 to the economy.
Manufacturers contribute $2.4 trillion to the US economy.
Contract manufacturers perform 63% of R&D for OEMs – driving more innovation than any other sector!
It’s Time to Rethink Old Sourcing Habits
Replacing Good-Fast-Cheap with Value-Control-Predictability
What Are Smart OEMs Doing?
Apple is investing $350 billion in US manufacturing by 2023:
“We believe deeply in the power of American innovation. Every Apple product is designed and engineered in the US, supporting 450,000 jobs with US suppliers, and we’re going to continue growing here.”
GE has recommitted to Made in USA:
“By investing over $1 billion dollars in new plants, equipment and technology, we have recommitted ourselves to making great American-made appliances.”
Made In America Manufacturing Strategies & Tips
“The New Normal”
Rising uncertainty in international manufacturing
Supply chain disruptions
Component and material volatility
Tooling – reliability, ownership, modifications
Inconsistent quality and service
Intellectual property theft
Shipment delays, Travel time and expense, Material Integrity
What Customers Tell Us
“I’m line down and can’t get parts or retrieve my tools.”
“Any change to the tooling or BOM is like pulling teeth.”
“My first run of parts was great. Then quality fell off a cliff.”
“I can’t afford to send my team over there to troubleshoot.”
“Communication is awful – not just the language barrier, but I’m on 9:00pm conference calls most nights.”
Made in USA:
Revised Sourcing Strategy – Total Cost Model
Product life cycle stage
Design for Manufacturability