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It is impossible to ignore the dramatic impact that social media networks are having on today’s virtual business environment. Facebook and YouTube are leading social networks which are easily accessible, free to join, and very user friendly. It is no secret that social media sites are powerful CRM and marketing tools, but how should procurement managers leverage social media for their sourcing decisions?

Facebook and YouTube can be valuable resources for researching a company’s reputation and capabilities. Information can be found to help determine whether a particular supplier is the one for you. Many companies have applied social media programs to facilitate effective client interactions, providing customers with direct connection to the experts. The pages of these social media sites are excellent tools for visually acquainting yourself with suppliers’ employees and manufacturing facilities. These sites hold thousands of visual examples showcasing exciting developments and technical capabilities that might be exactly what you’re looking for.

At Accu-Fab, Inc., we are proud of our knowledgeable staff, and it is important to us that we effectively share real-time information about our progressive manufacturing tools and strategies. Learn more about Accu-Fab by checking out our Facebook page: just click the “Like Us on Facebook” button below.

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Today, you can take a virtual plant tour of Accu-Fab, Inc. from the convenience of your desk or smart phone by clicking the “See us on YouTube” button below.

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We think social media is getting people excited about manufacturing in the United States. If you have yet to leverage these tools, here’s a chance to get started with Accu-Fab, Inc.

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Accu-Fab, Inc. is a quality provider of contract manufacturing services, supply chain management, CNC machining, design engineering, metal fabrication, product design services, and more located in Raleigh, North Carolina serving clients nationwide.