889 Global Solutions Blog

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

Judy CMC Business Developers Talk Economic Indicators October          On Wednesday, October 8th 889 CEO and President Judy Huang shared her thoughts, challenges, and advice with a group of business founders and professionals at the Columbus Metropolitan Club in Columbus, Ohio. Judy spoke alongside other local entrepreneurs: Angela...

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 11:21

Hosts: InterChina Consulting, The China Business Review, and The US-China Business Council

In 2011 the Chinese currency appreciated 5-10%; it’s expected to appreciate < 5% in 2012.

HR talent shortage – in 5 years an increased role of labor unions and collective negotiations due to strict application of labor related laws are predicted, as well as a larger income gap and social tensions.

2012 opportunities are predicted in the auto...

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 14:56

In 2009 China pledged to provide state healthcare for its 1.3+ billion citizens by the year 2020. The webcast first outlined a comparison between the U.S. and China, then detailed China’s healthcare reform and China’s 12th Five Year Plan, and finally provided an outlook for domestic and foreign investors. Note that the slides are available on Deloitte’s websites though this link:...

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 14:56

Frost Brown Todd hosted a webinar with a focus on optimizing business in China. Below are key topics explored in two case studies.

Vetting Suppliers – For companies purchasing materials or products in China, it’s absolutely necessary to have native Chinese people vetting suppliers. There are far too many illegitimate companies selling products. As a company that puts a great deal of effort into vetting suppliers, 889 Global Solutions couldn’t agree...

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 14:55

  • 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.