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July 2016
$30

How to Manufacture Locally for Apparel and Sewn Products

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
TechShop,
926 Howard St
San Francisco, CA United States
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If you are planning to produce apparel or sewn products, this session is for you! In an interactive and supportive environment, you’ll learn how to set-up and manage your own manufacturing operation or use contract manufacturers. We will cover key considerations including: • Assessing your needs and what makes the most sense for your particular business• Information and referrals to local factories and manufacturing resources• Acquiring facilities and where to look• Zoning and Permitting Issues• Obtaining financing• Addressing legal issues…

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August 2016
$30

Working with a Hardware CM: Design for Manufacturability

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
TechShop,
926 Howard St
San Francisco, CA United States
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Are you making a hardware product and ready to start working with a contract manufacturer? If so, this is the workshop for you! Learn to turn your prototype into a final product that can be easily and affordably manufactured. Join us for a deep dive into the world of design for manufacturability for consumer electronics and hardware. We will cover key topics such as: Your primary documents and how to structure them Bill of Materials Product Requirements Document Color Materials…

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$30

How to Manufacture Locally for Apparel and Sewn Products

August 30 @ 6:00 pm
TechShop,
926 Howard St
San Francisco, CA United States
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If you are planning to produce apparel or sewn products, this session is for you! In an interactive and supportive environment, you’ll learn how to set-up and manage your own manufacturing operation or use contract manufacturers. We will cover key considerations including: • Assessing your needs and what makes the most sense for your particular business• Information and referrals to local factories and manufacturing resources• Acquiring facilities and where to look• Zoning and Permitting Issues• Obtaining financing• Addressing legal issues…

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September 2016
$30

Finding and Securing Production Space for Your Manufacturing Business

September 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
TechShop,
926 Howard St
San Francisco, CA United States
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Presented in partnership with Bank of the West Through a series of case studies highlighting SFMade member companies, we will illustrate what kinds of spaces are available for light industrial production, where they are, and what you need to do to secure them. Whether you are a new company, in the process of expanding, or looking for a temporary pop-up location, this workshop will help you navigate your options and point you in the right direction. We will cover: Which…

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$30

People Matter: Best Practices from SFMade Members for Investing in Your Employees and Your Community

September 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Heath Ceramics,
2900 18th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Please join SFMade leaders BiRite, Social Imprints, and Heath Ceramics for an exciting event that will include small group discussions covering community programs, hiring at-risk populations, and starting an employee ownership program.   This program was planned in conjunction with Lift Economy.

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