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Scale Up

Solu-Tech's three guiding principles apply to Scale Up  

Simplicity: no unnecessary steps or costs

Efficacy: every step must add value to the final product

Feasibility: the product must be produced to meet cost and timing targets

Need help turning a formula into a ready-to-ship product? Having trouble with a formula on your manufacturing line? A Scale Up engagement can be customized to fit your goals, timing, and budget. Steps may include:

  • optimizing formula for supplier with the best terms for your business

  • establishing certificate of authenticity

  • manufacturing & equipment recommendations

  • documentation

Solu-Tech can coordinate, specify, and recommend a network of contract manufacturers and vendors who take quality, timelines, and budgets seriously.

Contract Manufacturing

  • Review for Lean Manufacturing / Baldridge principles

  • Process/method validation

  • Plant validations

  • Qualify suppliers

  • Troubleshoot scaling issues

  • FDA compliance and audits

  • SOP review

Packaging & Labeling

  • Consumer preferences 

  • Retail channel preferences

  • FDA requirements

  • Printer recommendations

  • Sustainable / greener solutions

Business Processes

  • Business process to support batch process, including inventory, staffing, QC 

  • Troubleshooting for constraint management

  • Pricing by retail channel: big box, discount, mass, drugstore, online, QVC/HSN, Amazon

  • Raw supply management

  • R&D staffing

  • Pipeline development

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