889 Global Solutions Blog

As 889 Global Solutions CEO Judy Huang continues her month-long expedition across China to ensure the integrity of the company's manufacturing network, this week's blog will focus on one stop of her journey, the storied city of Guangzhou, to learn how it became the manufacturing capital of the world.

Guangzhou is the capital and largest city of the Guangdong province in South China. The city is located about 75 miles north-northwest of Hong Kong and is situated along the...

Friday, June 24, 2016 - 12:37

The industrialized world that we are so accustomed to is the result of man's ability to bend earth to his will. With efforts that range building towering skyscrapers to the microscopic cameras that enter a patient's bloodstream, the modern human is the product of thousands of years spent molding ingredients mined from far below.

Metalworking is perhaps the most crucial of these contributions. The importance of integrating iron, copper, and bronze into human history cannot...

Friday, June 17, 2016 - 17:01

Later this month, 889 Global Solutions CEO Judy Huang will travel through multiple Chinese cities on her annual trip to check in on the company's office around the country. Major metropolitan centers like Beijing and Shanghai will all be stops along the journey that will bring Huang throughout the various 889 locations in Eastern China.

The trip will ensure that the lifeblood of 889 sourcing operations, the network of manufacturing facilities, quality assurance standards, and...

Monday, June 13, 2016 - 09:40

Does the number 889 stir any strong emotions within you? Does it, perhaps, make you feel hopeful of the future, or does it fill you with ominous anxiety? Chances are it doesn’t create any rousing sentiments inside you. That’s understandable, simple digits generally do not evoke significant emotions. But in Chinese culture, however, an important value is placed on the luckiness and unluckiness each number possesses.

Though such association may appear trivial to an...

Friday, June 3, 2016 - 17:09

The inviting aroma of fresh food drifted through the Windy City this past weekend as the National Restaurant Association held the latest installment of their famous NRA Trade Show. Tens of thousands of foodservice professionals descended upon McCormick Convention Center for the event, including members of 889 Global Solutions who visited Chicago to stay up to date on the food and restaurant industry.

The National Restaurant Association is the largest foodservice trade association...

Friday, May 27, 2016 - 17:07

The world's medical manufacturing industry is undergoing some important changes this year with the adoption of the 2016 revisions of the ISO 13485 quality control standard. ISO, the International Organization for Standardization, is a worldwide federation of national standards bodies who standardizes requirements for the design and manufacture of medical devices.

Medical device manufacturers, such as 889 Global Solutions, use the ISO 13485 standard to demonstrate their ability...

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 09:52

CEO attends Chase for Business seminar


This morning 889 CEO Judy Huang and I had the pleasure of attending a business seminar hosted by Chase bank’s Chase for Business branch here in Columbus, Ohio. The morning consisted of a nice breakfast (there are few things that make an event better than free food and coffee) followed by a keynote speech given by television host, motivational speaker and life coach Mel Robbins. She spoke on disrupting your...

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 16:48

Recently, 889 Global Solutions CEO Judy Huang bolstered the company's trade show presence by attending the 2016 Florida Medical Device Symposium on May 9th and 10th. The event, hosted by the Florida Medical Manufacturers Consortium, in St. Petersburg, gathered a multitude of medical manufacturing companies.

The FMMC is a large group of medical technology firms who collectively join to grow the industry and enhance the success of its members through networking, industry...

Friday, May 13, 2016 - 13:00

Scientists have found that the top speed of an average cheetah is somewhere between 70-75 miles per hour, as fast as any car on the highway. Even the quickest cheetah, however, will eventually tire and slow down if only to catch its breath. The Chinese economy is also slowing down to catch its breath. Consistent, breakneck economic growth can only last so long. Now, like the cheetah, China is slowing down. 

After 30 years of continuous growth...

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 09:35

889 Global Solutions has always been a proud representative for business women in Ohio, and on December 9th, our CEO Judy Huang is excited to be a guest speaker at BioOhio’s inaugural Women in Bioscience Conference, an event dedicated to the promotion of women in the bioscience industries. Judy will be taking part in an afternoon panel, Taking Control of Your Career, Shaping Your Experiences, and Success Stories. She will be joined by Stephanie Harrington, CEO of Matrix...

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 13:13

  • 889 takes title/ownership of products to remove risk from our clients.
  • Our multi-lingual team provides on-the-ground inspection and quality control in China.
  • We provide logistics management, including import/export documentation, customs brokerage and transportation from Asia to clients’ locations.
  • Clients are assigned a multi-lingual project manager, based in the U.S., who ensures goods are manufactured to their exact specifications and are delivered on time.
  • 889’s extensive contacts throughout China provide our clients with the unique ability to manage risk by working with trusted, quality manufacturers.