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Old 12-05-2012, 07:53 AM   #6
annalisa
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Originally Posted by ThatGuy_JZ View Post
If you search on the internet a little you might be able to find some supporting information, but I recall reading an article on brake rotors and someone/group did some research and determined that almost every single rotor on the market today, regardless of manufacturer, is sourced from Chinese steel blanks. From there some manufacturers will drill/slot, apply coatings, whatever.
Many do this, of course. Many other not.
Lets just take Brembo as example: they have plants also in China, but what they do is having the metal formed, treated and machined there up to the last production step. And all done by direct engineering/supervision by Brembo's people there.
Would you think ECS has resident staff in Shenzhen to perform the quality control on the production line before the shipping to the US? Don't think so...
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