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Engineer / Buyer Journey

Engineer Journey

Our end goal at HCW is for customers to develop a long term, direct relationship with our suppliers. The engineer-buyer journey below summarizes the steps to effectively achieve this.  

Engage with hcw


You'd like to find a source for custom prototype or production parts. Share your needs with us & learn about our capabilities.


Process Selection


Tell us a specific process you're looking for or ask for our suggestion. We represent dozens of unique manufacturing disciplines. 

Iron Casting Greenland

rfq & quoting


Send us 2D drawings and 3D models and our suppliers will produce competitive quotes for you to evaluate.

Accounting, concept, price

design optimization


Open to design for manufacturability and cost-down suggestions?  Collaborate with our network of knowledgable engineers who work for our suppliers.

Design Optimization



Parts are produced by our suppliers and shipped directly to customers. All orders and payments are handled between customer and supplier. 

Machining Production

grow relationship


Build a long-term partnership directly with our suppliers. HCW can stay front and center or shift back into a supporting role - whatever you prefer. 

Engineers and Business people
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