The (much too frequent) situation:
You sell parts for Popular Classics, so regularly customers ask you for a discontinued part.
Unfortunately, no factory will manufacture the quantity you would sell, at least for a reasonable price. What to do then? Publish anonymously what your look for in CrowdManufacturing website : we will aggregate requests and you will get the part!
We have called this idea “Crowd Manufacturing” : if there is enough demand in the world, let’s come together!