Chapter 4. How to Qualify a Manufacturer
There are literally thousands of manufacturers who produce the same categories of products. It’s important that you select the manufacturer that will best serve your interests in terms of quality, cost, and punctuality without compromising any of your philosophies.
First, you must ensure the selected CMO, or contract manufacturing outsourcing has the technical capabilities, capacity, facilities, and systems to provide the services desired. Second, assess the CMO’s willingness and capability to modify systems, utilities, processes, or procedures to meet your requirements. The sponsor puts the product’s success in the hands of the CMO. Therefore it is crucial to do preliminary research and make sure the company is financially stable, has robust quality systems, and can manufacture a product that consistently meets specifications while meeting production schedules.
Get answers to these questions:
What is a CMO’s role in outsourcing manufacturing?
How can you establish a good line of communication with your CMO to ensure project success?
What are the questions to ask your CMO to make sure they are legally compliant and giving you the best deal on the manufacturing of your product?
How to make sure that you CMO is secure and experienced business capable of long-term contract?
How to ensure that your CMO will deliver orders on time and in full?