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List of Shoes & Footwear Manufacturers in Vietnam

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Looking for qualified shoes and footwear suppliers in Vietnam? In this article, we list some of Vietnam’s leading manufacturers, while also explaining what brands must know about the following:

  • Buying custom designed or private label footwear
  • MOQ Requirements
  • Finding shoe suppliers online
  • Relevant trade shows

Custom Design or Private Label?

Small importers tend to assume that manufacturers operate as design houses, developing their own yearly collections – for others to buy at factory prices, and resell with big profit margins.

That is not the case, as footwear manufacturers generally expect the buyer to provide a complete specification, including the following:

  • Design drawings
  • Bill of materials
  • Label files
  • List of standards

Some suppliers have basic ‘template products’, but don’t expect them to be on par with major brands. Continue Reading →

Phone Case Manufacturers in China: Top 9 Suppliers

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About to import phone cases for iPhones, Samsung, Motorola or other brands? In this article, we list some of China’s leading phone case manufacturers – divided into three categories:

  • Plastic & Silicone Phone Case Suppliers
  • PU & Leather Phone Case Suppliers
  • Aluminum Phone Case Suppliers

Notice that we are not affiliated with, or endorse, any of the factories listed in this article. All information provided are based on statements made by each respective supplier.

Plastic & Silicone Phone Case Suppliers

Spec-Tech (Xiamen) Co. Ltd

Founded in 2009, Spec-Tech (Xiamen) Co. Ltd is a manufacturer and exporter of silicone products that also include silicone phone cases. In addition, the company also manufactures baking molds, wristbands, water bottles, cosmetics products, and bracelets.

Spec-Tech offers OEM and ODM services to their buyers, with some of the major international brands as their clients that include Nestle, Walt Disney, Walmart, Nivea, and Fiat.

In total, Spec-Tech manufactures more than 1000 different items. They also offer 2D and 3D drawings along with 3D mockup samples to clients based on the buyer’s specifications.

You can also choose from wide range of silicone cases, available for iPhone and other Android phones. Some popular options include:

  • Silicone cases for iPhone 8 and iPhone X
  • Liquid silicone cases
  • Custom silicone cases for iPhone 7
  • 3D cute animal design silicone cases with an option for buyers to choose their own design
  • Silicone rubber cases
  • Cartoon silicone phone cases

In total, there are 21 options to choose from for silicone cases.

The company employs more than 50 people and manufactures more than 450,000 products a month.

Address: Unit 1706, Peak International Plaza, No. 20 Gaoxiong Road, Xiamen, Fujian, China (361000) Continue Reading →

Hair Extension Manufacturers in China: Price, MOQ & Custom Design

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Looking for hair extension suppliers in China? In this article, we provide an overview of some of China’s leading hair extension factories, and answer some of the most common questions about importing hair products:

  • Product specifications
  • Packaging options
  • MOQ Requirement
  • How to get free samples
  • Quality control
  • Shipping options
  • Sourcing on Alibaba.com and Globalsources
  • Canton fair and other trade shows

Shanghai Ocean Int’l Corp.,Ltd

Shanghai Ocean Int’l Corp., Ltd was founded in 2010 as a manufacturer and exporter of hair extensions and other related products. The company is based in Shanghai, where they own a 1000 sqm factory.

They export almost 95% of their products to different countries, offering OEM, OBM, and ODM services to their clients. In addition, they also have their own brand by the name of “Quercy”.

They offer a wide range of hair products that include:

  • Hair extensions
  • High quality wigs
  • Lace wigs
  • Hair weaves
  • Synthetic extensions and wigs
  • Clip on hair
  • Toupees
  • Frontals
  • Eyelashes
  • Hair closures

Buyers can also choose from different types and styles of hair extensions.

They have a staff of more than 100 employees with a monthly capacity of 20,000 pieces a month.

They also accept buyer’s specifications for custom-made orders.

Address: Room 2505, Zhong He Financial Building, No. 1220 Zhoujiazhui Road, Shanghai, Shanghai, China (200082) Continue Reading →

Importing Sunglasses & Eyewear from China: A Complete Guide

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About to import Sunglasses from China? In this guide, you’ll learn what you must know before getting started, including:

– How to select the right Eyewear manufacturer

– Frame Materials, Lens Specifications and general design customization options

– An introduction to Product Safety Standards and Labeling Requirements for Sunglasses in the EU and USA

Finding the right Sunglasses Manufacturer in China

Most major sunglasses manufacturers in China are based in Zhejiang province, south of Shanghai – and the cities of Wenzhou and Linhai in particular.

Wenzhou is the world’s largest manufacturing cluster for Sunglasses. There are hundreds of manufacturers, trading companies and component suppliers in the city.

However, with so many manufacturers to choose from, how can you identify those that are qualified?

When sourcing Sunglasses, this is what you should take a look at:

1. Product Compliance

Is the supplier experienced in manufacturing products according to applicable regulations in your home market?

The truth is that most suppliers are not. As you are required by law to ensure that all imported Eye wear is compliant with all applicable product safety standards and labeling requirements, you need to be sure that the manufacturer has the basic capability to manufacture ‘compliant products’. Continue Reading →

Importing Leather Goods from China: A Complete Guide

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Leather is used to make everything from shoes and wallets, to furniture cover and handbags. In this article, we explain what Importers of leather goods must know about different types and qualities of leather, labeling requirements and chemical regulations.

We also explain why you need to be skeptical about the origin of certain leather types, and why you need to steer clear of materials that contain Phthalates and lead.

Leather Types & Qualities

There four main types of leather:

  • Full grain
  • Top grain
  • Split leather
  • Corrected grain

Most suppliers tend to provide domestic cow leather, with calf leather as an upgraded option. Some suppliers can also offer more exclusive forms of leather, for example from crocodiles and other animals. Continue Reading →

Bags and Luggage Manufacturers in China: A Complete Guide

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Looking for bag and luggage factories in China? Look no further.

In this guide, we explain everything you need to know about finding the right manufacturer, ensuring product compliance, drafting product specification sheets and much more – when importing all sorts of bags.

How to select the right bags and luggage factory

Many established bag and luggage manufacturers are based in China’s southern Fujian province. However, there are far more important factors to consider, when selecting the right manufacturer.

This is a rather developed industry, with some manufacturers dating back to the late 1980s. But with so many factories, and trading companies, to choose from – you need to understand what really matters: Continue Reading →

Jewelry & Accessories Manufacturers in China: A Complete Guide

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About to import Jewelry & Accessories from suppliers in China? Keep reading, and learn more about how the industry works – and what really matters when selecting a Jewelry manufacturer.

In this article, we explain what you must know about heavy metals regulations, design customization, molds and product packaging. We also give you insights into quality management, and the different categories of Jewelry suppliers.

Manufacturers, Trading Companies and Wholesalers in the Jewelry Industry

There are three main categories of suppliers in the Jewelry and Accessories industry:

1. Manufacturers

2. Trading Companies

3. Wholesalers

The general wisdom is to only work with the first category. In many cases, that makes a lot of sense. By working directly with a manufacturer, you will have more control over the design process – and have better insights into their ability to ensure compliance with relevant standards. Continue Reading →

Importing Custom Designed Jewelry from China: A Complete Guide

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In this Product guide, we explain what you must know about buying ODM (Private label) and OEM (Custom designed) jewelry from Chinese, and other Asian, manufacturers. Keep reading, and learn more about product development, sample production and production regulations, applicable to Jewelry. We also guide you through the various labelling and testing requirements.

Product Development Process

1. Jewelry Parts Selection

Most jewelry buyers opt for factory standard components, rather than OEM (custom designed) parts. Most suppliers can, directly or through subcontractors, offer extensive jewelry part catalogs. Hence, you have the following options when designing your products: Continue Reading →

Import shoes and footwear from China: A Complete Guide

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In this product guide we cover shoes and footwear imports from China. While China’s footwear industry is facing increasingly stiff competition from Vietnam, and other Southeast Asian countries, it’s still the world’s top footwear exporter. The manufacturing base is huge, with plenty of opportunities for small businesses and startups.

In this article we explain what you must know about shoe manufacturers, technical specifications, regulations, labeling and MOQ requirements.

Footwear manufacturers in China

Most Chinese shoe and footwear manufacturers are located in the eastern provinces of Fujian, Guangdong, Zhejiang and Jiangsu. However, many shoe and footwear suppliers in China are not primarily focusing on exporting to developed markets, including the United States, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Continue Reading →