How we stand out against traditional B2B sourcing model

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  • Metal knowledge

  • Manufacturers
    pre-qualification

  • Quotes

  • Tech support

  • Quality check

  • Second source compatible

  • Online PO visibility

  • B2B platform

  • Rely on supplier

  • none

  • Very fast, Multiple quotes,
    Poor quality

  • none

  • none

  • none

  • none

  • PINTUU

  • In house knowledge

  • Full onsite qualification

  • Quick, Up to three quotes,
    High quality

  • Available

  • Raw materials,
    production and final check

  • Agile, we have 400+ quality
    manufacturers standby

  • available

  • Trader

  • Rely on supplier

  • none

  • Slow, Single quote,
    Mediocre quality

  • Rely on supplier

  • Rely on supplier

  • none

  • none

  • Metal knowledge

  • Manufacturers
    pre-qualification

  • Quotes

  • Tech support

  • Quality check

  • Second source compatible

  • Online PO visibility

What sets us apart

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High mix low volume

1

The manufacturers we have in our network are from small to medium scale, thus with flexible production capacity. We also maintain long term relationships with partners which more often secures us a position for high mix low volume order.

Better quality

2

Exporting friendly manufacturers within our network are pre-verified by PINTUU so that their authenticity and commitment are really confirmed, and they are well aware of exporting quality requirement from the existing experience; Four-step through production quality check is also fully at your discretion.

Competitive cost

3

Three elements determines the cost advantage of us, manufacturers are exporting oriented, setup are small to medium size, and our long term relationships with manufacturers secures us a better price.

Rapid prototyping

4

Our rapid prototyping services including CNC machining, milling, casting, 3D printing and sheet metal; materials are metal, nonferrous metal and more, for different industries like automobile, medical and so on.

How to work with us

A :Buy from PINTUU directly

Definition :

Client has contract/order with PINTUU;PINTUU is your local presence for your sourcing

Suitable for :

  1. small order [order value<=300 k USD p.a.];

  2. High mix order;

  3. one-stop-shop management of all your supplies;

Our service :

  1. Free quotes

  2. Sample approval;

  3. Delivery quality management;

  4. Online order process visibility

Our obligations :

All contractualized issues including product quality, cost, delivery.

Benefit for you :

  1. You'll be respected even you're small, that's not the case usually when you try to partner with Chinese supplier(they only like Big);

  2. You only talk to one window(PINTUU) instead of multiple suppliers/vendors for high mix needs which takes much more effort and risky;

  3. Hassle communications with supplier does not exit any more;

  4. Reduced operational overhead; and more

Fees :

  1. Free for online order visibility;

  2. No extra service fees, our profit comes from flat add-on.

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B :Buy from manufacturers, PINTUU as your sourcing agent

Definition :

Client has Contract/order with manufacturer directly for product; meanwhile Client has another contract with PINTUU for sourcing service we provide

Suitable for :

  1. Medium sized or bigger order [order value >300 k USD p.a.];

  2. Cost reduction program with 2nd source;

Our service :

Service vary according to client's needs, which can include:

  1. Supplier matching;

  2. Supplier factory process audit;

  3. production and product quality check;

  4. Commercial negotiations;

  5. Contracting facilitation;

  6. Sample management;

  7. Order management;
    and more

Our obligations :

Our obligations correspond to the services we provide.
For example, we will comply with the standard of quality check requirement agreed with our client.

Benefit for you :

  1. Your ears and eyes on ground;

  2. Independent product quality check (if ordered);

  3. Same language with suppliers means same understanding, while we also speak fluent English and knowledgeable about technology, which can lead to minimized misunderstanding;

  4. Enjoy our scalability in metal components resources upon your needs and more;

Fees :

  1. Free for online order visibility (your supplier must get your instruction to provide us information timely);

  2. 6~10% based on total order value (FOB price) and the services we provide, plus daily rate once required (see below) for independent inspections/audit;

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C :Independent services

Independent Inspections by PINTUU

Definition :

Inspection services available in Yangtze delta provinces so far (i.e.: Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui)

Suitable for :

  1. Focus on metal components;

  2. During production, to catch problems earlier;

  3. After production, to verify before shipment;

  4. Also workable for your existing supplier;

Our service :

Six differently types of inspections , including:

  1. Raw materials identification;

  2. First Article inspection;

  3. Pre-production inspection;

  4. In-line inspection;

  5. Final random check;

  6. Container loading check;

Our obligations :

Comply with client's requirement of quality inspections;
Submit reports in a timely manner as agreed;

Benefit for you :

  1. Within 48 hours notice;

  2. All completed inspection reports are available for viewing online;

Fees :

  1. free for online reports displaying;

  2. standard cost per man day;

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Independent Audit by PINTUU

Definition :

Audit services available in Yangtze delta provinces so far (i.e.: Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui)

Suitable for :

  1. Focus on metal components;

  2. Already identified a supplier, an audit is required before contract/order;

  3. During contract or cooperation, a regular audit can be made to monitor and prevent bad things happen;

  4. When a defective or claim happened, an audit to find the root cause;

Our service :

Specialize in:

  1. Manufacturing process audit;

  2. Environmental compliance;

Our obligations :

Comply with client's requirement of quality inspections;
Submit reports in a timely manner as agreed;

Benefit for you :

  1. Within 72 hours notice;

  2. All completed inspection reports are available for viewing online;

Fees :

  1. free for online reports displaying;

  2. standard cost per man day;

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* Please contact us if you have special needs which we don't specify above.

Case studies

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American fluid handling solution provider's China sourcing

American fluid handling solution provider’s China sourcing Medium volume die casted components

Objective:

  1. Look for viable aluminum die casting manufacturer in China, with commitment in medium volume (some 6,000 – 15,000 sets per item p.a.).
  2. The ideal factory is also required to consolidate the machining processes and surface treatment like painting and deburring as secondary operations.
  3. Reduce costs and improve delivery performance.
  4. Outsource the inspections before shipment.
  5. Manage the supply chain.

Implementation:

  1. Supplier pool is built, and their competence matrix is filed by our own team.
  2. Needs analysis is done for full components contract manufacturing by our technician together with customer.
  3. Supplier smart matching is made towards customer’s needs.
  4. Sample is developed and approved.
  5. Order is managed and quality is ensured by onsite inspections.
  6. Lead time of components manufacturing is significantly reduced.
  7. Substantial savings is achieved through China sourcing of machined die castings.
  8. Regular visits are made to the supply source to keep the relationship vitalized.

Outcome:

Thanks to the success of the initial project, other components, including die castings of aluminum and zinc, have been sourced from China by us.

Tooling sourcing by European medical devices maker

Toolings and plastic injection molding components of small volume high mix, identical 1.25mio EUR (components, tooling excluded) business size per annual.

Objective:

  1. Look for good molds and molding factory with rich experiences in different plastic and rubber molding technology, and ideally for medical applications.
  2. Reduce costs and improve quality of molding.
  3. Manage the supply chain.

Implementation:

  1. Supplier pool is built, and their competence matrix is filed by our own team.
  2. Needs analysis is done for the first several articles contract manufacturing by our technician together with customer.
  3. Supplier smart matching is made towards customer’s needs.
  4. The first several samples are developed, some are approved, and others are ongoing.
  5. Order is managed for these approved ones and quality (i.e.: tolerances) is improved when comparing to former supplies.
  6. Savings is achieved as the total quality is improved through China sourcing of plastic molding and molds.
  7. Deliveries are better, communications are improved as well.
  8. Regular visits are made to the supply source to keep the relationship vitalized.

Outcome:

Due to the success of the initial project, customer’s confidence is built for our capability and also factory’s, other plastic articles and molds are in the scope of China sourcing for us to come.