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 Expert  107660

Expert in Offshore Sourcing (particularly in China) of OEM Parts, International Manufacturing, Vendors, & ECO


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Oregon (OR)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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OFFSHORE (INTERNATIONAL) SOURCING OF OEM PARTS; FOREIGN SOURCING; ENGINEERING CHANGE ORDER (ECO). Expert and his Offshore Solutions, Inc. company are experts in the area of offshore sourcing of OEM components from China. He advises manufacturers of mechanical, electronic, and electro-mechanical products on drastic reductions of cost through the use of Pacific Rim manufacturers. Offshore Solutions maintains well-staffed offices in Shenzhen and Tianjin, China. U.S. manufacturers can provide Expert with drawings and technical specifications. He then prepares the information for transmission to various cooperating factories in the Pacific Rim and can provide accurate quotations and technical feedback. During the tooling and setup process, Expert provides technical communications, ECO management, and coordination of quality including statistical process control. Offshore Solutions has been operating in China for 20 years and has been the subject of several magazine articles. Expert can also advise on reduction of duty liabilities through the use of foreign trade zones.

PRODUCT SOURCING; VENDOR SELECTION. Expert has many years of expertise in sourcing products and services in China. He presently focuses mainly on supplying the automobile industry. He also serves other industries that require the types of products listed below.

1. Metal stamping, bending and coating/plating services 2. Fabricated metal tubing with outside diameters of one inch and smaller 3. Throttle, motor and crank shafts 4. AC/DC motors 5. AC/DC motor components such as brushes, stators, rotors, etc.

INTERNATIONAL MANUFACTURING. Expert has direct connection to Chinese manufacturing of plastic, metal, rubber, and electromechanical parts. His company provides on-time delivery, quality assurance, and on-site production management by engineers at production facilities in China. His offices are staffed by university-trained mechanical, electrical, and quality assurance engineers.

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exporting

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Far East sourcing

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international technology transfer

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international trade

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imported product

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product manufacturing

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international sourcing

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product sourcing

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sourcing

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vendor selection

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vendor

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international manufacturing

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engineering change order

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manufacturer

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forging die

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metal product

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China business research

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Chinese manufacturing

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China contract manufacturing


Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Portland, Oregon;  Eugene, Oregon;  Salem, Oregon;  Gresham, Oregon;  Beaverton, Oregon;  Hillsboro, Oregon;  Springfield, Oregon;  and Vancouver, Washington.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1975   M.S.   Counseling   Long Island University, C.W. Post College  
1970   B.S.   Electrical Engineering   City College of New York  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1986 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

President

 

Expert provides global sourcing and manufacturing services, primarily in China. He is a specialist in high quality manufacturing of metal castings, forgings, stamped parts and injection molded plastic parts.

1984 to 1986

 

IC Master, Hearst Communications

 

Senior Editor

 


1982 to 1984

 

Technology Communications Group

 

President

 


1983 to 1984

 

Computer Design Magazine

 

Editor

 



Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Expert is a Director of Northwest Regional China Council and is on the Board of Portland State University's Masters In International Management program.

Professional Appointments

Expert was on the Governor's Committee for the Oregon Trade Office. He was Senior Editor of IC Master, Contributing Editor of EE Times, Electronic Design, and High Performance Systems Magazine.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has approximately 100 publications and recent articles on sourcing in China.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Appliance Magazine  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in Industry and Process opinion for Injection Molding Acquisition.
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Expert Witness:
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1986 to 2000   China   Expert is the director of Offshore Solutions, Incorporated, with offices in mainland China. Offshore Solutions, Incorporated produces custom engineered parts for the automotive, appliance, and OEM industries.

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors for mainly the automotive industry, but also is able to locate vendors requiring the following products and services:

1. Metal stamping, bending and coating/plating services 2. Fabricated metal tubing with outside diameters of one inch and smaller 3. Throttle, motor and crank shafts 4. AC/DC motors 5. AC/DC motor components such as brushes, stators, rotors, etc.

He has access to an office in Shenzhen and Tianjin, China that he maintains solely for sourcing; printed material, including complete directories for Far East sourcing; and databases.


 

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