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889 Global Solutions Lunch and Learn: Manufacturing Overseas-What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

August 23, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Join BioOhio member 889 Global Solutions on August 23 for a lunch and learn from 12-2pm.


This Lunch and Learn, sponsored by 889 Global Solutions, Ltd., will provide an overview with specific tips related to the benefits and risks of overseas manufacturing.

In 2018, the cost of labor and materials in the United States remains high. Many businesses are unsure of how to capitalize on cost benefits offered from global resources while maintaining the appropriate quality for their products. This presentation will guide manufacturers and practitioners alike through the best business practices for outsourcing production needs. Attendees will be provided with a concrete answer on what the next step is for your supply chain needs along with the four steps to establishing overseas production. The presenter will also walk through situations to avoid, mitigation strategies, and the hidden costs in outsourcing.

The target audience for this Lunch and Learn includes Purchasing, Operations, Supply Chain, and Production personnel of non-startup / post revenue OEMs.

Presenter Profile

Judy Huang is the owner and founder of 889 Global Solutions, Ltd. As a first-generation immigrant from China, she now leads a team of engineers, quality control personnel, project managers, custom brokers, freight forwarders and international legal agents who work together to reduce client risk. Ms. Huang has been recognized for her contributions to the business markets in which she serves. She was selected as one of just 32 female executives to meet with US President George W. Bush to discuss issues with foreign trade. She was named a Forty Under 40 Leader by Columbus Business first and has been recognized by other organizations such as Women For Economic and Leadership Development, Smart Business magazine and the Ohio City Management Association as an exemplary business leader.

Sponsor Profile

889 Global Solutions is a contract manufacturer with offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Ningbo and Guangzhou, China. Established in 2000, the company specializes in the creation of custom metal and plastic components and assemblies for the healthcare, oil & gas and general industrial industries.

The Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) program is funded in part by the U. S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology, the Ohio Development Services Agency and local partners, including the Center for Design and Manufacturing Excellence. Ohio MEP is driving productivity, innovation and global competitiveness for Ohio manufacturers with a focus on small and medium sized enterprises (SME).

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Ohio State Center for Design and Manufacturing Excellence (CDME)
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Columbus, OH 43212 United States
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