Cindre

About

About Us

What We Do

Cindre was founded in 2010 as an architectural specialties product development company.  Since 2019 we have focused on injection molding  molds and plastic parts.  Our Asian manufacturing partnerships allow us to scale from small production needs to large and everything in between. 

We can help customers with validating the manufacturability of their products, sourcing the materials, making molds, injection molding the product(s), assembly, packaging and supply chain management. 

Cindre LLC is an Oregon USA based company that provides:
  • High quality and inexpensive products

  • Engineering support​​

  • Good communication

  • Supply chain management

  • Effortless results

OUR AIM IS TO SAVE OUR CUSTOMERS TIME, MONEY, AND RESOURCES.

various goods and plastic parts on the store counter

Advantages of Using Cindre

Having an American-based “go-between” company or intermediary when dealing with offshore manufacturers can offer several advantages, especially for businesses that are not familiar with the intricacies of international trade or the Asian market. Here are some of the key advantages:

Cultural and Language Bridge

Communication barriers, whether due to language differences or cultural nuances, can lead to misunderstandings. A go-between company with expertise in both American and Asian cultures can facilitate clearer, more efficient communications.

Quality Control

An intermediary can help ensure that the products meet the desired quality standards. They can either perform inspections themselves or hire third-party inspection services in China to check the products before they're shipped.

Knowledge of Local Regulations

An experienced intermediary is familiar with Asian business regulations, customs, and practices, helping to navigate the complexities of doing business in China.

Time Zone Management

Having a U.S.-based intermediary means that communication and updates are more likely to align with U.S. business hours, reducing delays and inefficiencies.

Negotiation Leverage

A go-between company with established relationships in China may have more leverage in negotiations, potentially leading to better pricing, terms, and conditions

Reduced Risk

Working through an intermediary can reduce risks associated with international transactions, such as payment fraud, shipment delays, and breaches of contract. They can advise on secure methods of payment and best practices for international trade.

Logistics and Shipping Management

Handling international shipments can be complex. An intermediary can assist with the logistics, ensuring that products are shipped efficiently, and necessary documentation is prepared for customs clearance.

Intellectual Property Protection

One concern when dealing with overseas manufacturers is the potential theft or misuse of intellectual property (IP). An intermediary can guide businesses on how to best protect their IP when entering the Asian market.

Access to a Broader Network

Go-between companies usually have a broad network of contacts in China, which can be invaluable if you need to switch manufacturers or source different products.

Cost Savings

While there's a cost associated with using an intermediary, they can often secure better prices due to their understanding of the local market, negotiation skills, and existing relationships. Over time, these savings, combined with reduced risks and increased efficiency, can outweigh the intermediary's fees.

Trust and Accountability

If issues arise, having a U.S.-based intermediary means there's an entity within the same legal jurisdiction that can be held accountable. This can be reassuring for businesses and can simplify any dispute resolution processes.

Market Insights

A go-between with experience in the Asian market can provide valuable insights into trends, emerging challenges, and opportunities, which can be beneficial for strategic decision-making.

Have Questions about Plastic Injection Molding?

Please contact us, and we shall be happy to answer them!