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Powering Your New Product Development: An Overview to Battery-Powered Systems

Posted: January 17, 2023 Battery-powered systems are an essential part of many modern products, from smartphones and laptops to electric cars and even satellites. These systems enable the use of portable, wireless devices that can be used anywhere and at any time. However, designing and implementing them is a complex process that involves a range of technical and engineering considerations.

How to Take Your Product Into Manufacturing

Posted: January 3, 2023 If you’re a startup, or you’re just getting ready to release your company’s first product, the manufacturing process can seem overwhelming. The entire process of new product development (NPD) can be difficult to get right the first time. At Pivot International, we have over 50 years of experience bringing products into manufacturing. With our global supply chain and manufacturing facilities spanning three continents, we truly are experts in this field. With our one-source business model and proven design for manufacturing (DFM) expertise, let us help you take the stress out of bringing your product to market.

Smart Homes: Connecting Our World, One Development At A Time

Posted: December 27, 2022 Smart homes have been a hot topic in the tech world for a while now, and it's no wonder why. The idea of being able to control and automate various aspects of your home using just your smartphone or voice commands is incredibly appealing to many people. But what exactly is a smart home, and what are the benefits of having one?

Minimum Viable Products – The Missing Key to the Success of your New Product Development

Posted: December 20, 2022 A minimum viable product, or MVP, is a concept that has gained popularity in the startup world as a way to quickly test the viability of a product or service. An MVP is a stripped-down version of a product that has only the essential features necessary to test its marketability. The goal of an MVP is to gather data and feedback from potential customers, so a company can make informed decisions about how to proceed with development.

Mapping Your Supply Chain is Critical to Protecting Your Business

Posted: December 13, 2022 As of this writing, a report from Bloomberg indicates that Apple is continuing to diversify its supply chain by announcing plans to source chips from the Arizona-based Taiwan Semiconductor plant that is expected to be operational in 2024. And while this announcement isn’t surprising given the cross-industry redoubling of efforts to build more resilient supply chains, it’s a testament to just how much work still needs to be done and how challenging it can be. At Pivot International, we are one-source product development and supply chain leader that has successfully seen our partners through geopolitical, climatic, and pandemic-driven disruption for over fifty years. With access to a global supply network, 320,000 square feet of tri-continental manufacturing space, and top DFM talent, we provide sourcing alternatives and innovative engineering hacks that help companies break through short- and long-term barriers to successful product launch.
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