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A Guide – Prototyping in China

By Bryn Butler
June 7, 2018

Useful Tips for Rapid Prototyping Manufacturers in China

Any rapid prototyping manufacturer must invest in three important things: the right team of people, the right hardware, and the right software, on top of which, they should likewise be mindful of the market and client base they serve. Below are some useful tips for rapid prototyping manufacturers wishing to break into the Chinese manufacturing scene:

  • One of the first things you need to ensure successful rapid prototyping manufacturing in China is a talented pool of people with good knowledge and experience in the industry. You want expert design engineers, technicians, model makers, artists, and personal with a wealth of other experts to ensure a well-rounded practice. The prototyping industry is an ever-changing machine that requires constant innovation. Investing in people with the right expertise will help you get on with these changes more quickly and ensure the quality of each part of your service.

  • Finding the right tools and hardware is another critical aspect of any rapid prototyping operation. Because significant investment goes into finding the right technology and hardware, selecting the right machines can be an extra challenging process. The last thing you want for your operation is acquiring pieces of equipment that will become obsolete soon after your purchase. Take time to study your options so you can have the right machines on hand and so you can future proof your operations.

  • More than the right hardware, you also need to invest in the right software—ones that will help streamline your operations and allow for higher quality outputs. The software is the brains of rapid prototyping hardware and finding the right products to help you ensure output quality and speed of production while minimizing mistakes is critical to the success of your overall operations.

  • Establishing strong customer relationships is also critical to rapid prototyping manufacturing as regular customers are the lifeblood of any business.