By Mike Genung

A while ago, a new customer approached us with a new idea. The concept for their product was brilliant; they were excited about the potential, and so were we. The only hitch was that…

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By Mike Genung

Last March I visited China and was having dinner with the president of a manufacturing company in China. A lot what was being served that evening was seafood. True Chinese seafood is…

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By Mike Genung

During a recent trip to Asia earlier this year, I visited a manufacturer that offered laser cutting services in China. They had laser cutting machines, stamping machines, and waterjet abrasive cutting machines. The…

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By Mike Genung

Last summer, the exchange rate of the Dollar to the Yuan was 6.37 to 1. Today, it’s 6.13 to 1 – a drop of nearly 4%. While we haven’t been seeing much…

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By Mike Genung

The April Newsletter, Contrasts Between East and West, is up. You can view it online; be sure to subscribe to receive the newsletter if you haven’t already. Some highlights of the newsletter…

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By Mike Genung

Chinese companies are starting to come back online this week. At least, some of them. Many factories will be closed until the 24th, some even longer. Afterwards manufacturers will need several weeks…

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