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By: admin on June 27th, 2012

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Imitation best form of flattery?

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There is an old saying that imitation is the best form of flattery and while it may be true in some cases, in the world of manufacturing that is not always the case.

For instance Dexmet takes great pride in developing quality expanded material for their client base. There is a stringent quality control process in place to make sure that all expanded material meet or exceed customer specs and since Dexmet already has high standards our products always exceed customer specs.

However when you buy expanded material from lesser known manufacturers, the likelihood that you will get an inferior product increases greatly and many times that material will fail its intended application.

We are not trashing any of our competitors, many of them produce quality products and have in place a stringent quality control process like us that ensures that you will get a superior product.

So we are just looking at one company that caught our eye but there are many more like them that advertise on industry/manufacturing portals that exist on the Internet.

The name of the company we will look at is the Anping Yihang Gabion & Fence Engineering Co., Ltd., see the image below:


 Anping Yihang Gabion & Fence Engineering Company


The Company states that they make precision expanded material. On closer inspection you will see the page is taken from our site and yes it is ours since it mentions us as the provider of precision expanded materials and not them.

While companies like this employ techniques of hijacking web pages, they were probably not thinking that they should have at least took off our name or changed the wording just a little?

The real danger does not lie with the hijacking of the webpage or wording, its knowing that some companies will purchase precision expanded material from Anping Yihang Gabion at a cheaper cost and receive an inferior product, the reality is you get what you pay for!

The good thing is that they are primarily selling heavier gauge expanded material and hopefully none of our customers will ever purchase precision expanded metal foils from them and have a major problem somewhere down the road with the material or the application that it is intended for.

The wording taken verbatim indicates that the company may be making claims that it cannot substantiate when it comes to producing precision expanded material. If fact they even take our animated image demonstrating the process, see the link here: Manufacturing Process.

So while imitation can be a sincere form of flattery, in the case of producing a cheaper or inferior product, it is not!

Dexmet produces quality expanded materials and has done so for over 60 years. So when you need expanded material for critical performing applications, you want the best and with Dexmet that is what you get!