This is how you reshore manufacturing of even the most simple low cost products to Australia.
1) Design the most efficient part possible
2) Utilise the most cost effective manufacturing method possible
3) Find or build the most cost effective and fit for purpose machine possible (buying the most expensive is not the answer)
4) Squeeze out every last cent of cost in the supply chain, explore things right down to closed loop dunnage and packaging
5) Build a team of gurus in their field to make it all happen – the Evolve crew are legends In return this bottle cap customer received a better quality custom designed part, better service, better DIFOT and eliminated stoppages on their production line with better parts. Best of all the parts were cheaper than buying from China. We are now selling this turnkey line to purchase even more injection molding machines for our growing facility. If you know someone looking for a great bottle cap production line let me know.