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Fourstar Featured in Assembly Magazine Wire Harness Case Studies

Posted by Phil Holman on Mar 8, 2019 12:06:17 PM

This Time-to-Market Success Delivered 13,200 Cable Harnesses!

A recent article in Assembly magazine discusses several case studies in wire harnessing. Author Jim Camillo speaks of the importance for wire harness assemblers to use the latest processing equipment, workbenches, and testing system. He also highlights, when sharing Fourstar’s time-to-market success story, the vital role collaboration played in our project with Coghlin Companies (its prototype, DCI Engineering, and electronics manufacturing services, Columbia Tech, reached out to Fourstar in 2013).

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Topics: new product introduction process, new product introduction, time to market

New Product Introduction Checklist

Posted by Peter McGuire on Mar 25, 2015 1:10:47 PM

20 NPI Steps for Success

You’re sure you have the next great thing to hit the market. Well, once it reaches the market. Of course, even before that, you have to introduce it to the market. There are many crucial steps required to get your product from inception to delivery.

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Topics: manufacturing outsourcing, new product introduction process, new product introduction

New Product Introduction—NPI

Posted by Phil Holman on Feb 19, 2015 5:20:14 PM

Save Time and Money with a Successful NPI Process

Having a proper new product introduction (NPI) process is intrinsically tied to successful product launches. Take the inverse approach: if you don’t do your homework, which includes market research about consumer need, competition, and shelf-life for technical obsolescence among some of the considerations, your idea is effectively dead in the water and your product—should you actually get it down the production line—will very likely fail. 

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Topics: outsourcing manufacturing, manufacturing outsourcing, new product introduction process, new product introduction

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Finding a Better Way

Fourstar partners with leading companies to problem solve, innovate, and find better ways for New Product Introduction (NPI) and Design for Manufacturing (DFM) initiatives.

What you get:

  • Our project management and manufacturing expertise
  • Comprehensive range of products and solutions
  • Advanced IT systems
  • Exceptional customer support

From cable assemblies to complex box build solutions, we can quickly ramp up to meet target dates and volume requirements. We are dedicated to helping you improve program efficiency, enhance product performance, speed time to market, and lower total cost of product.

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