News for Immediate Release» Eastbridge Engineering Coordinates Offshore Production for Kittyo

BOSTON, MA, USA – July 9, 2014 – EastBridge Engineering has announced the launch of production for the Kittyo, Kittyo’s family of unique cat products. Kittyo will allow the more than 36.1 million U.S. cat parents, as well as those around the world, to connect and interact with their furry companions while they’re away from home no matter the distance.

EastBridge has implemented a specialized turnkey program to coordinate vendor qualification, design transfer, sourcing, manufacture, quality assurance and logistics of Kittyo’s designs.  The initial steps in this development project included reviewing the designs for manufacturability, coordinating the final manufacturing review (EMR), building tooling, coordinating production on-site at plastics molders and assemblers in the Asia-Pacific region. Prototyping and scale-up to volume production is now underway.

Jack Daniels, EastBridge Engineering’s president stated: “We are excited to provide be working with Kittyo in launching their family of cat products. We’re providing a comprehensive set of manufacturing management services and ongoing support for Kittyo in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Their unique designs and cutting edge technologies are a great fit for our manufacturing engineers and international trade specialists. Identifying, auditing and then managing a corps of talented suppliers shortened production time and accelerated time to market of their specialized cat products.”

According to Lee Miller, president of Kittyo: “From the start, our mission was to establish reliable and high quality production in Greater China in the shortest amount of time possible. EastBridge helped us identify top notch vendors and effectively transferred our designs to volume production. They understand the importance of our patent pending products as well as the challenges and opportunities of working with an early stage company. They leveraged their unique technical capabilities with Asian manufacturers. Working with EastBridge allowed us to quickly begin production and start selling our products.”

Kittyo, LLC

New York-based Kittyo, LLC ( specializes in revolutionary electromechanical cat products that lets you watch, speak to, play with, and record your cat when you’re away. The Kittyo also allows you to dispense treats.

EastBridge Engineering

Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, USA with offices throughout Asia, EastBridge Engineering ( was founded in 2003 to provide North American and European original equipment manufacturers, product designers and entrepreneurs with on-the-ground manufacturing management vendor development and supply chain management services in the Asia-Pacific region. We guide manufacturing projects in China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Viet Nam and many other locations in Asia.

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