Phil Staunton - D2M

Guide to manufacturing a new product

This is where your product really comes to life! It can be exciting, daunting, frustrating and infuriating all in one day. But with a cool head and some expert guidance your product will be manufactured correctly and you’ll be one big step closer to profiting from your idea. You are not the first entrepreneur following this path. You will probably make some mistakes during this process. Learn from these, be reactive and don’t give-up! Depending on the type of product you may have to produce your goods in a foreign country to get a more competitive price. Duty rates, shipping costs cultural issues and communication all become challenges to overcome. You will need organisation and patience. Your product has never been so close to the market. But prepare yourself to have to a few hiccups along the way!

 

Our tips for your production journey:
> Get as much advice as you can
> Be prepared and well planned
> Dedicate time and don’t expect it to all go
smoothly.

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Phil Staunton - D2M

Phil is the MD of D2M Innovation. He has substantial experience in developing ideas and products for small businesses and individual inventors. Over the last 8 years, he has created and implemented product development strategies for over 1,000 projects.

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