Buy It Or Build It?

Is subcontracting still your best option?

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We can help you explore alternatives

 

Why Buy vs. Build Has Changed Forever

To lower costs, a well-known US-based fishing rod producer turned to subcontract manufacturing in China. But issues with quality, delivery time and protection of intellectual property arose. Suddenly subcontracting in China wasn’t so attractive. As this video shows, what the company decided to do next changed its future forever.

 

Is NOW The Time To Reduce Your Dependence On Subcontracting in China?

Is the success of your company tied to too many issues out of your control?

Tariff wars
Geopolitical issues
Landed costs
Inconsistent delivery times
Supply chain delays
IP risk

If China’s negatives outweigh its benefits for the survival of your company, we can help you explore alternatives to building product on your own

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What Makes Us Different?

We Are Practitioners, Not Theorists
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Practitioners

Have successfully moved from China subcontracting to their own North American production

Specialize in working with small-to-midsized manufacturers

Decades of experience running and supporting global manufacturers in North America

We can help you evaluate China subcontracting versus building product in-house

 

Leaving China Subcontracting Behind

Success Stories

He successfully moved from China subcontracting for a major US-based sporting goods company. Now he is a Principal for Strategic Footprint.

 

Download our success story to learn how Bob Penicka, formerly Principal of Axiom fishing rods and COO of Callaway Golf, left China subcontracting and successfully established a  North American manufacturing footprint.

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Bob Penicka

Formerly Principal of Axiom fishing rods and COO of Callaway Golf

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Manufacturers Are Reducing Their China Subcontracting Dependence

For many companies, the US-China tariff war is the last in a long series of events making contract manufacturing in China untenable. Read our press release to discover why companies of all size are seeking to reduce their China dependence.

  • Manufacturing is becoming more and more regional, as companies strive to be closer to their customers

  • A more diverse production footprint helps mitigate risk

  • Companies take back control of quality and better protect their intellectual property

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His midsized sporting goods company moved from China subcontracting not once, but twice. Now he is a Principal for Strategic Footprint.

 

Download our success story to learn how Bob Penicka, formerly Principal of Axiom fishing rods and COO of Callaway Golf, left China subcontracting and successfully established his own North American manufacturing footprint for his sporting goods company.

 
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Meet With Us – 30 Minutes 

Take the first step to regaining control of your future

Does it make sense for your company to cease subcontracting in China and launch your own production facility closer to your market?

 

We can’t answer that in a half hour. But we can get started on identifying the elements you will need to consider as you contemplate a shift to building it instead of buying it.

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