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We have written all these topics to help you further understand the Invention Process and what you can do to reduce mistake and keep costs low.

August 2, 2012

Improving Product Quality

The maintaining or improvement of your product quality is up to you and the directions you give to your suppliers. Allowing your suppliers to supply without checking the product quality is a very costly mistake. You need to direct the manufacturers to a point that no rejects can get through the system. The reason why it is up to you is because this is a added step to the process and the manufacturers don’t want to add extra cost for themselves. The are two approaches to take when selecting a supplier. One is the low cost and the other as you probably guessed is the quality […]
July 9, 2012

Why you need to control your project

When deciding to get an invention designed and manufactured you will typically need to liaise with a number of suppliers or contractors that are going to help you with the stages of the product. To control your project effectively you need to meet with al suppliers and understand their lead-times (time to complete) and their resources (how many people are going to work on the project). You may find that most of the time you feel helpless while all your suppliers are doing their thing to bring your project to life. You need to be in constant contact with your […]
June 8, 2012

Barcode

Be sure to understand any additional features you need to add to your packaging to ensure you can actually supply to stores. A barcode is an essential element although not a legal requirement. You can typically get a barcode from one of thousands of suppliers on the internet or ask your manufacturer for information regarding this. A barcode is added to a product to enable the stores to scan them to automatically retrieve the price of the item. Without a barcode you can imagine this would be very difficult. So what exactly is a barcode? The technical definition for a barcode is a […]