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Avoiding the Chinese Fire Drill: Guidepoint Makes Its Products in the USA

Guidepoint products are manufactured in Houston, Texas on state-of-the-art assembly equipment. With all the uncertainty that surrounds Chinese-made products today, dealers and customers of vehicle tracking devices made by Guidepoint Systems are enjoying an extra degree of confidence since the company’s hardware is designed and manufactured in the United States. “We’ve been having a lot of conversations with existing and potential customers during the past several months about Chinese-made tracking devices, where they’ve voiced concerns ranging from their rising cost due to tariffs to availability to security concerns,” said Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Marketing Tom Gafford. “I’d like to say we’ve been brilliant about our sourcing product in the U.S. due to the Trump administration’s initiatives, but we made the switch seven years ago to domestic manufacturing to better control our supply chain and manage overall costs.” Some dealers and customer