Struggling Speco OEMs Dahua

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jan 31, 2017

Many incumbent manufacturers have been hard hit by the expansion of Chinese manufacturers.

Once fairly large US provider Speco has been one of them.

Now, Speco has begun OEMing some Dahua products, confirmed by IPVM testing. In this note, we examine the challenges for Speco and 3 reasons why OEMing from Dahua is a bad idea.

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