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Dealing with the 25% Chinese Import Tariff? Revisit Your Supply Chain

May 30, 2019

After the recent 25% Chinese import tariff, OEMs in numerous industries are looking for ways to stabilize their supply chains and cut production costs.

If you have traditionally sourced precision glass, ceramic or optical components from China, USA sources may now be cheaper and much quicker.

We would be happy to quote these opportunities to help bring business back to the USA and IRD Glass, a veteran-owned business.

We don’t just believe that there’s a future in U.S. manufacturing. We believe we have a competitive advantage.

We Fit Seamlessly into Your Supply Chain

For over 37 years, IRD Glass has been committed to building true partnerships with our customers. Our cell-based manufacturing system means our customers get dedicated engineers and floor space at our modern facility.

IRD Glass has earned double digit Supplier Excellence Awards from the likes of Honeywell and Trimble. Three different Honeywell divisions have named us a Supplier of the Year. Honeywell frequently holds IRD Glass up as an example of a model supplier during their annual Key Supplier conferences.

Thanks to our consistent work quality and our 98%+ on-time delivery rate, we’ve become a sole-source supplier for numerous industry leaders:

  • CyberOptics (26 years)
  • Rockwell Collins (24 years)
  • Honeywell (30 years)
  • Trumpf (10 years)
  • Alcon (16 years)
  • Boston Science (22 years)

Learn More about IRD Glass or Start Your Quote

IRD Glass does things that virtually no one else has with glass and ceramics. We create precision sapphire components, ceramic components and glass components, including medical glass, prisms, and much more.

We incorporate lean principles into the R&D process and use a unique cell-based manufacturing approach with small, dedicated teams work on individual client projects.

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