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

Expert ID: 107660 Oregon, USA

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OFFSHORE (INTERNATIONAL) SOURCING OF OEM PARTS; FOREIGN SOURCING; ENGINEERING CHANGE ORDER (ECO). Expert and Expert's company specializes 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. Expert's company 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. Expert's company 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.


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 - Vancouver, Washington

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Education

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

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1986 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities: 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.
Years: 1984 to 1986 Employer: Undisclosed Title: Senior Editor Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities:
Years: 1982 to 1984 Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities:
Years: 1983 to 1984 Employer: Undisclosed Title: Editor Department: Undisclosed Responsibilities:

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1986 to 2000 Country / Region: China Summary: Expert is the President of a company with offices in mainland China. Offshore Solutions, Incorporated produces custom engineered parts for the automotive, appliance, and OEM industries.

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

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