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Bringing Manufacturing Back to America from China

This article on CNNMoney about American Businesses rethinking where they want their products manufactured reinforces what we have been telling clients all along, that products made in China are by their very nature going to be done by cutting corners and that you get what you pay for.

Back in 2009 we were citing an article in the Economist, “Poorly made, Why so many Chinese products are born to be bad” in which they highlight something called “quality fade”. Quality fade can be compared to the antithesis of continuous improvement, whereby they are continuingly trying to cut corners on costs so they can be more profitable.

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