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About Us


Dragon Innovation (acquired by Avnet in 2017) provides solutions for the fastest, simplest, and safest way for companies to manage manufacturing complex products at scale. Founded in 2009 by the leadership team at iRobot who launched and scaled the first 4MM Roomba®s, Dragon Innovation has deep experience with high-volume electro-mechanical products. Our customer portfolio, encompassing both early stage and established companies, includes Ring, Dropcam, Shopify, SharkNinja, American Kennel Club, Sphero, Makerbot, reMarkable, Theragun, Coravin, and many more of the top name brands in innovative technology.

Dragon’s team—located in Cambridge, MA, Seattle, WA, Shanghai, China, Shenzhen, China, Hong Kong, HK, and Amsterdam, The Netherlands—focuses on the path from Prototype to Production with unmatched human expertise that simplifies and de-risks the New Product Introduction (NPI) process. Over the last decade, Dragon Innovation has been a manufacturing partner to hundreds of companies producing millions of quality products on time and on budget.

What We Do

Supporting companies that are launching complex products in a fast-paced connected world navigate New Product Introduction (NPI) and go from one to many.

Production Planning

Manufacturing Strategy Consulting Customized sessions with exec teams

Conquering the unknown unknowns

Manufacturing location tradeoffs

Communication best practices

Team structure

Managing the Iron Triangle
Manufacturing Cost Analysis Detailed BOM analysis

Estimate total cost of delivery
Design for Manufacturing Assessment DFMA assessment

Process, materials, and assembly

Production Management

Factory Selection Global database of qualified CMs

Proven Request for Quote process
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Factory Production Management Visibility and control

On-the ground support in Asia
Quality Control Manufacturer diligence

Quality testing protocols

Actionable plans—Implemented

Compliance/Certification Support
Shipment Inspections Finished goods inspections

AQL driven process

Quick Facts

Former iRobot Roomba team
Powered by experts
Enabled 300+ customers
10+ years in business
30+ technical professionals
Boston, Seattle, SZ, HK, SH, and Amsterdam
Acquired by Avnet in 2017


Global Footprint

Dragon’s team is located in Cambridge, MA, Seattle, WA, Shanghai, China, Shenzhen, China, Hong Kong, HK, and Amsterdam, The Netherlands. To set up a meeting, or just say hello, please contact us.


We are an Avnet Company

In 2017, we joined Avnet. As part of Avnet we're excited we can now support and provide much more expansive options as the larger Avnet family is a world leader and an end to end solution provider.

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