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The advantages, challenges and risks of manufacturing outsourcing

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I know it’s taken forever, but I finally finished the Arena Solutions Manufacturing Outsourcing Survey report. (Whew!) We talked to 1004 respondents across the high-tech, medical device, consumer products, industrial, clean tech, automotive, aerospace, telecoms, contract manufacturers/EMS companies (et. all) segments, and I have to say—the resulting 10-page report is pretty fascinating.

I’ll be publishing the full results on Thursday, but if you want to get the results a day early you can request your own copy via email.

And to hold the rest of you over, here are some of the findings in image form. Enjoy!

Outsourcing advantages

Outsourcing challenges

Outsourcing Risks

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Alex Gammelgard

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