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What is required to begin manufacturing Keshe Foundation products?

Wednesday 20th of September 2017

Please fill out the Manufacturing registration form. A representative will contact you shortly for the required information and documents.


Is training in specifics provided?

Wednesday 20th of September 2017

General training information as well as one-on-one training is available. Please use the provided contact form with your specific requirements.


Will the Keshe Foundation assist with production details, materials, machinery and/or tools?

Wednesday 20th of September 2017

This assistance is available. Please contact manufacturing support with your specific requirements.


Does the Keshe Foundation provide quality control and/or environmental protection requirements?

Wednesday 20th of September 2017

Guidelines of the Keshe Foundation are required to be met for Keshe Foundation branded products.


Does the Keshe Foundation have a distribution network?

Wednesday 20th of September 2017

Yes, the Keshe Foundation can assist in directing manufacturers to distributors.


Does the Keshe Foundation require controlling interest in manufacturing Keshe Foundation branded products?

Wednesday 20th of September 2017

Yes. 51% of the interest in the manufacturing company is held by the Keshe Foundation.


Can the manufacturer set the prices for the products?

Wednesday 20th of September 2017

No. Prices are set by the Keshe Foundation to eliminate competition.


Can the manufacturer brand the products in their name?

Wednesday 20th of September 2017

No.


Can I obtain exclusive manufacturing rights for my area?

Wednesday 20th of September 2017

No. The Keshe Foundation requires a co-operative model between manufacturers. The market is large enough to support many facilities.


Can the manufacturer retain proprietary knowledge and processes?

Wednesday 20th of September 2017

This type of manufacturing is discouraged. We are a technology sharing organization and ask manufacturers to share innovations and advancements.


Can a manufacturer produce their own products with this technology outside of the Keshe Foundation guidelines?

Wednesday 20th of September 2017

Yes, but you forfeit support and rights to the Keshe Foundation brand.


Does the Keshe Foundation require a minimum product output from the manufacturers?

Wednesday 20th of September 2017

No. We support small manufacturers as well as large.


Can manufacturers improve or correct Keshe Foundation designs?

Wednesday 20th of September 2017

The Keshe Foundation supports innovation and asks that any improvements or issues are shared with the Foundation and manufacturing network.


Is financial support provided by the Keshe Foundation for manufacturing startup?

Wednesday 20th of September 2017

This will be determined on a case by case basis. Please send your specific requirements to our representatives on the provided contact form.


Can the manufacturer also be a distributor?

Wednesday 20th of September 2017

Yes.


Can the manufacturer supply installation and direct customer support?

Wednesday 20th of September 2017

Yes.


Does the Keshe Foundation supply operation manuals and brochures for Keshe branded products?

Wednesday 20th of September 2017

All supply of operations manuals are available online.


Can a manufacturer using the Keshe Foundation brand sell products outside of the Keshe Foundation distributor network?

Wednesday 20th of September 2017

Yes. As long as the process to become a distributor has been completed.


Will the Keshe Foundation supply support/troubleshooting for specific manufacturing issues?

Wednesday 20th of September 2017

This will be handled on a case by case basis, please contact Manufacturing Support with your specific issue.


Do manufacturers need to send products to the Keshe Foundation for quality control?

Wednesday 20th of September 2017

Yes, periodic product testing by the Foundation is required.


How can I get information that isn't on this FAQ?

Wednesday 20th of September 2017

Please enter your question in the FAQ contact form provided and a representative will contact you shortly.


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