BOSTON, MA, USA – EastBridge Engineering has announced the launch of production for SleeKeys, SleekTec’s family of unique mobile phone cases with integrated keyboards.
EastBridge has implemented a specialized turnkey program to coordinate vendor qualification, design transfer, sourcing, manufacture, quality assurance and logistics of SleekTec’s mobile phone case designs for Apple and Samsung models. The initial steps in this development project included reviewing the designs for manufacturability, coordinating the final manufacturing review (EMR), building tooling, coordinating production on-site at plastics molders and assemblers in the Asia-Pacific region. Prototyping and scale-up to volume production is now underway.
Jack Daniels, EastBridge Engineering’s president stated: “We are excited to provide be working with SleekTec in launching their family of mobile phone accessories. We’re providing a comprehensive set of manufacturing management services and ongoing support for SleekTec in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Their unique designs and cutting edge keyboard technologies are a great fit for our manufacturing engineers and international trade specialists. Identifying, auditing and then managing a corps of talented suppliers shortened production time and accelerated time to market of their specialized mobile phone cases.”
According to David Berger, president of SleekTec: “From the start, our mission was to establish reliable and high quality production in Greater China in the shortest amount of time possible. EastBridge helped us identify top notch vendors and effectively transferred our designs to volume production. They understand the importance of our patent pending products as well as the challenges and opportunities of working with an early stage company. They leveraged their unique technical capabilities with Asian manufacturers. Working with EastBridge allowed us to quickly begin production and start selling our products.”
New York-based SleekTec, LLC (http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/sleekeys-a-physical-keyboard-for-your-smartphone) specializes in unique mobile phone cases with on board lightweight and durable full-size QWERTY mechanical keyboard for professionals and consumers that rely on their mobile devices. With SleekTec’s SleeKeys products, mobile device users also can work, share and enjoy typing on their mobile phones with the benefit of a real keyboard.
Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, USA with offices throughout Asia, EastBridge Engineering (www.EB-INTL.com) was founded in 2003 to provide North American and European original equipment manufacturers, product designers and entrepreneurs with on-the-ground manufacturing management vendor development and supply chain management services in the Asia-Pacific region. We guide manufacturing projects in China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Viet Nam and many other locations in Asia.