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What is required to begin manufacturing Keshe Foundation products?

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


Is training in specifics provided?

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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?

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


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

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


Does the Keshe Foundation have a distribution network?

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


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

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


Can the manufacturer set the prices for the products?

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


Can the manufacturer brand the products in their name?

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No.


Can I obtain exclusive manufacturing rights for my area?

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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?

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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?

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


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

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No. We support small manufacturers as well as large.


Can manufacturers improve or correct Keshe Foundation designs?

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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?

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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?

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Yes.


Can the manufacturer supply installation and direct customer support?

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Yes.


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

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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?

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


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

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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?

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Yes, periodic product testing by the Foundation is required.


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

Tuesday 11th of December 2018

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


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