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post #1 of 9
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I've bought products from two manufacturers with extremely poor support (xClio and Cooler Master/CMStorm), and come to find out that these manufacturers' "support" personnel are communicating to me (or completely ignoring me, in the case of xClio) from their company's home country, in this case Taiwan/China. I have found that dealing with companies that are based in the USA or Europe (they need not even be in an English speaking nation, like Germany or Belgium) is much less painless. Is there a list of case manufacturers and their home countries?

Bear in mind, I'm not telling anyone to boycott Chinese companies or anything like that. I'm just saying that due to my own experience, I'm going to eschew them in favour of a company I can litigate if I get ripped off again.
    
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post #2 of 9
Wikipedia. It won't have a list but the page on each manufacturer will tell you where it is headquartered.
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That'll work.
    
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Just out of my head:
Major players like Silverstone, Lian Li/Lancool, CoolerMaster all have headquarter in Taiwan.
In the US, major one is only Antec. Corsair and NZXT are also in the US but probably 'minor' players.
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Whats wrong with China? Nearly everything is built there, get used to it.
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Yes, manufacturing is outsourced to China, but not all company headquarters are based there. And "Get used to it" isn't helpful.
    
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post #7 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by predcon View Post
Yes, manufacturing is outsourced to China, but not all company headquarters are based there. And "Get used to it" isn't helpful.
Its helpful, wanna know why? because Chinese manufacturing/craftsmanship isn't bad, I don't get why people cry about stuff made in Asian countries. Again, Get used to it.

Oh and it doesn't matter about headquarters being based here and there, Lian Li is Asian and its products are very very well made. Your American Rosewill on the other hand......
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Quote:
Originally Posted by somebodysb2 View Post
Its helpful, wanna know why? because Chinese manufacturing/craftsmanship isn't bad, I don't get why people cry about stuff made in Asian countries. Again, Get used to it.

Oh and it doesn't matter about headquarters being based here and there, Lian Li is Asian and its products are very very well made. Your American Rosewill on the other hand......
Rosewill is a re-brander...a lot of their products are made in China. Nice try though. I however, like a lot of things made in China.

OP: You can find information on companies from wikipedia or by just googling some key words. Not all things made in Asia are of poor quality.
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post #9 of 9
Mushkin is made in the USA, and I would suppose their support is located here as well.
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