About us

Welcome to Functional Sourcing, the network that connects professionals and service providers in the contract manufacturing community across various countries and territories.


Our mission is to connect global contract manufacturing community supply chain.

To achieve this goal, we provide a matching platform for contract manufacturing services that functions as follows:

How it works

  1. Manufacturers can categorize their contract manufacturing service offerings based on specific criteria such as production capabilities, certification, jurisdiction, industry expertise, and types of products handled.
  2. Contract seekers can search for manufacturing solutions based on their specific needs and view services that manufacturers have designated as available for their requirements and the types of products they produce.
  3. Contract seekers can create anonymous manufacturing service requests, to which manufacturers can respond.
  4. Contract seekers can collaborate and share due diligence information.

    In addition to the above, Functional Sourcing offers the following features:

  5. Users providing services to the contract manufacturing industry can list their offerings, while other users can explore the service provider directory to find the right professionals.
  6. Users can post and search for manufacturing-related jobs and events .
  7. Users can connect and discover each other via the business directory.
  8. Share insights and network with other members.
  9. Participate in the Functional Sourcing Awards Program to acknowledge excellence in the contract manufacturing industry. All Functional Sourcing members are eligible to vote in the program to recognize the winners.

Company information

Functional Sourcing is a project of 4Finance AG, a privately held Swiss company.

4Finance AG also operates other B2B platforms such as SmartMoneyMatch, Publicity Marketplace, Transport Stake, and Education Stake.


Functional Sourcing began its journey as part of the broader initiative started with SmartMoneyMatch, which went live in January 2015.

Originating as a B2B platform, we recognized the need for a similar concept in other industries, leading to the creation of platforms like Functional Sourcing, Publicity Marketplace, Transport Stake, and Education Stake.

These platforms aim to make interactions more efficient across various sectors.

Functional Sourcing focuses on enhancing collaboration within the contract manufacturing community, connecting professionals, and simplifying the exchange of contract manufacturing services and solutions.