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ADVANTAGES - SETTING UP PRODUCTION

ADVANTAGES - SETTING UP PRODUCTION

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Aston Martin

  • Chinses manufacturers are known for cutting corners in order to produce cheaply and quickly
  • Use counterfeit materials for the acceleration pedal
  • Aston Martin had to recall 17,590 cars costing around £1.5 million
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Apple

  • If apple were to produce in the USA what they produce in China it would cost an extra $4.2 billion
  • Allows them Apple to invest other aspects such as R&D
  • Apple have a 34% market share in tablets with the second highest being Samsung at 19%
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Dr Marten

  • Predicted to generate £30m in profits
  • This is due to the decision to offshore 80% of production to china and close dowm most domestic facilities
  • Vast costs to train the Chinese to use their machines but their low wages compensate
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