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http://3dimensional.com/3-Dimensional Services Group

Full service prototype supplier.

https://www.3dsystems.com/quickparts3D Systems

Can download CAD files and get instant quotes on rapid prototypes (SLA/SLS/Urethane or short run molds).

https://www.3plogistics.com/3pl-market-info-resources/3pl-market-information/aas-top-25-global-freight-forwarders-list/A&A’s Top 25 Global Freight Forwarders List

A&A’s Top 25 Global Freight Forwarders List
Ranked by 2017 Logistics Gross Revenue/Turnover

http://www.a-aelectric.com/AA Electric

Electronic components (switches, lights, controllers, etc).

https://www.astm.org/index.htmlASTM International

ASTM International develops international standards for materials, products, systems, and services used in construction, manufacturing, and transportation. They are globally recognized as a leader in the development and delivery of international voluntary consensus standards.

http://caddesignhelp.com/CAD Design Help

Hi, My name is Scott Tarcy. I am an engineer with 8 years of experience in product design. I have a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech and an MBA from ECU. I have worked for manufacturers in consumer products (Tetra) and appliance products (BSH Home Appliances). I have 4 patents pending from my time at BSH.…

http://www.carrdesignservices.com/Carr Design Services

Steve Carr is an excellent design providing low cost design services to inventors.  He did some work on my Stay N Cool cup and did a great job.

https://www.clickfoldplastics.com/why-clickfold.htmlClick Fold

​ClickFold Plastics shares its roots with several partners that began as members of the same world-wide franchise with a joint R&D facility in Munich, Germany in the year 2000.

Since then this group of firms has matured into independent and privately held  operations. The collaborative spirit and drive to advance our unique technology and processes has remained and we continue to maintain close ties with several partner firms around the world.

http://completeproductdevelopment.com/Complete Product Development

How to make low cost plastic prototypes using silicone molds.

http://www.happi.com/contract-manufacturing-private-label-directory/Contract Manufacturing / Private Label Directory

Contract manufacturing and private label directory.

http://www.iqsdirectory.com/contract-manufacturing/Contract Manufacturing Directory – IQS

Find contract manufacturing services and contract manufacturing
companies from IQS Directory. Refine your search by location,
company type and certification to find contract manufacturing
services and companies. You can use the time-saving Request for
Quote tool to submit your inquiry to all the contract manufacturing
companies you select.

http://www.thomasnet.com/products/contract-manufacturing-17871203-1.htmlContract Manufacturing Directory – ThomasNet

Directory of contract manufacturers on ThomasNet.

http://contractmfgdirectory.comContract Manufacturing Supplier Directory

This directory includes private label store brands, a progressive grocer supplier directory, an a gourmet retailer buyers guide. You can also browse by product, service, and company name.

https://www.thomasnet.com/products/contract-manufacturing-17871203-1.htmlContract Manufacturing Suppliers
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/Craigslist

Great site for finding stuff for sale around the world (or even locally).

https://www.designdirectory.com/SearchDesign Firm Directory – Core77/BusinessWeek

Coree 77 has put together a comprehensive guide to design firms and creative agencies.

https://www.brandpackaging.com/ext/resources/BP/Home/Files/PDF/Design_Directory.pdfDirectory of Brand Consultants & Package Design Firms

This 10-page .pdf document has lists some of the top firms in package design as well as brand consulting. The list includes companies worldwide.

http://www.forwarders.com/home/directories.htmlDirectory of freight forwarding services

Air freight, shipping, rail freight, trucking, specialized transportation, logistics management, customs brokers, international trade, export documentation and licensing, letter of credit… all freight forwarding services are located here.

http://www.doubleoplastics.net/Double O Plastics
  • Over 20 years of experience in plastics injection molding
  • Serving a wide variety of markets including construction, display, household products, textile, furniture, and electrical
  • We inventory and have experience processing a large number of plastic resins including polypropylene (PP), ABS, polystyrene (PS), polycarbonate (PC), polyethylene (PE), acrylic, nylon, acetal and PBT
  • With a large range of machine sizes, 25T-730T, we are well prepared to handle full product lines or multiple component products for our customers
https://www.duncan-parnell.com/Duncan Parnell

Since 1946, Duncan-Parnell has been the trusted supplier to construction contractors, engineers, surveyors, architects and designers. From Autodesk® software to Trimble® equipment to 3D products and cloud-based construction information management systems, Duncan-Parnell specializes in providing high quality hardware, innovative software, and invaluable services to make projects successful. Today, we’re proud to remain an independent, family-owned business with 13 locations to deliver excellent customer experiences.

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