The Time for Plan B is NOW!

Posted by Briana Lipor on 8/28/19 9:00 AM

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If you've been paying attention to the news, I'm sure you've heard that Beijing announced a new round of tariffs on $75 billion worth of US goods.

Starting September 1st, China will be placing additional tariffs of 5% or 10% on US imports.  China also announced adding a 25% tariff on US cars and 5% on components starting December 15th. At RCI, we have been touting the need for a backup plan for our customers and potential customers logistics supply chains for many years. The time for a Plan B has never been more important, the time for Plan B is NOW.

It has always been important to have a backup supply or supplier for any goods or components that you source from overseas. We are fully equipped to handle short-term bridge orders and long-term transitional orders. Ultimately, we are here to make it easier for you to move product from one vendor to another. At RCI we are here to help, we are experts in helping you avoid unexpected delays or disruptions in your supply chain due to unforeseen events. 

Our services include:

               Design; Photometric and Mechanical


               Prototyping: Laser, CNC Rapid Prototyping, 3D Printing

               Assembly: Partial and Full

               Integration: We have partners to make it as simple as possible for you

               To top if off, we're ISO 9001:2015 certified


                         Reflective material warehouse packaging


Here is what Plan B means for you:

               prevent supply chain stoppages

               risk mitigation option

               stop-gap measure

               quick turnaround

               run low-volume production for a short-term fix

               scale up to full volume production for emergencies 


                         supply chain support

At Reflective Concepts, we recognize that supplier relationships are first and foremost based on trust. We maintain and balance that trust by consistently delivering great products and great service at a great price.

The RCI family is built up of an outstanding group of professionals that are lighting industry experts. With unrivaled knowledge, decades of reflector component development and  experience with lighting materials and fabrication. In addition to our amazing team, we house the largest and most complex inventory of reflective lighting materials. Our spectrum of understanding and experience enables us to approach each and every project with unrivaled diligence and expertise to ensure our customers are getting the very best product every time. RCI provides design and engineering of tailored reflectors for the lighting, aerospace, architectural, medical, automotive, horticultural and other industries. We also partner with reputable vendors to offer anodizing, painting, and powdered coating options. Sprinkle in our customer friendly approach to purchasing, assembly, and shipping options and you'll realize we're the best source for all your reflector needs, from start to finish.

We can even produce your parts in as little as two weeks 

With the ongoing trade war issues taking a turn for the worse and heavily impacting the US, at RCI, we are here to help your company maintain it's supply chain. With our unrivaled expertise, capabilities and gravitas to provide peace of mind to any company's supply chain manager.

Don't wait, contact the best in the business, today! 886-276-6242



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