Archive | Product Guides

RSS feed for this section

Power Bank Manufacturers in China: Top Factories, Safety Standards & More

power bank suppliers

Click Here to Get the
Starter Package: Electronics

About to import power banks from China? In this article, we explain what every electronics importer must know about:

  • Selecting the right power bank factory
  • Labeling requirements
  • Mandatory (and defacto mandatory) safety standards in the US, EU and elsewhere
  • Documentation requirements
  • IATA power bank transportation rules
  • Technical specifications

We also provide a list of power bank manufacturers located in Guangdong, and other areas in China.

Important factors when selecting a Power Bank Manufacturer

As with the electronics industry in general, he Power Bank industry is largely concentrated in Shenzhen and Guangzhou, the two largest cities in China’s southern Guangdong province.

Worth mentioning is that there are a number of relevant manufacturers located in Ningbo, and a few other cities in Zhejiang province. Continue Reading →

T-Shirt Manufacturers in China: Design Options, MOQ & Prices

t-shirt manufacturers

Click Here to Get the
Starter Package: Apparel & Textiles

About to import T-shirts from suppliers in China? In this article, we list some of China’s leading T-shirt factories, and explain what all importers should know about:

  • T-shirt design customization options
  • Fabrics and colors
  • MOQ requirements
  • Prices
  • Trade shows
  • Sourcing on Alibaba.com and Globalsources.com

Yubao (G.Z) Industry Co., Ltd.

Yubao (G.Z) industry Co., Ltd., also known as ViMass, is the manufacturer and exporter of T-shirts and other apparel products based in Guangdong, Mainland China.

The factory was founded in 2006, but within a couple of years, it emerges as the well-recognized exporter of t-shirts to Middle East, Europe, and Americas. It has more than 200 employees, while the annual revenue of the company is more than USD one million.

They offer a wide range of clothing products for men that include:

  • T-shirts
  • Hoodies and baseball jackets
  • Pants
  • Polo shirts and tank tops
  • Crewnecks
  • Coats
  • Sweaters

They offer customized OEM and ODM services to their global clients, along with buyer labels. More than 90% of their manufactured products are exported to other countries.

The average lead time is around 30 days. Yubai (G.Z) Industry Co., Ltd. is also a verified exporter listed at Alibaba, and a licensed manufacturer.

Office: Room 201, 2F, C Building, Xiamao Thirteen Industrial Area, Baiyunhu St., Baiyun Area, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China (Mainland)

Factory: 2/F North,Block D, No.13 Dekang Road, Baiyun District, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China (510000) Continue Reading →

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

hair extensions

Click Here to Get the
Starter Package: All Categories

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 →

Buying Product Packaging from China: Price, MOQ & Design Options

product packaging

Click Here to Get the
Starter Package: All Categories

Product packaging is part of your brand DNA. Getting the ‘unboxing experience’ right can have a serious impact on your sales.

However, getting the packaging right when importing from China can be a challenge. In this article we explain everything Importers must know about product packaging when outsourcing production:

1. Buying custom designed packaging or supplier standard packaging

2. MOQ requirement

3. Design and material customization options

4. Price examples

5. Barcodes, packaging labels and regulations

Do I need to find a packaging supplier on my own?

No, you generally don’t need to source a product packaging manfuacturer on your own. Instead, manufacturers work with specialized packaging suppliers, from which they order on a regular basis.

I recommend that you work with the your manufacturers packaging subcontractor, as long as you don’t intend to create a customized packaging.

If you do, however, it makes more sense to work directly with a packaging manufacturer, that will produce a certain number of boxes that are sent to the ‘main supplier’. Continue Reading →

Earphone and Headphone Manufacturers in China: A Complete Guide

earphone suppliers

Click Here to Get the
Starter Package: Electronics

About to import headphones, earphones or other portable audio products from China? In this article, we cover everything startups and other small businesses must know:

  • Product categories
  • How to find the right supplier on Alibaba or Globalsources
  • Buying private label audio products
  • Customizing design
  • Mandatory safety standards and labels
  • MOQ Requirements
  • Trade shows for portable audio products

Product Categories

Earphone and Headphone manufacturers all tend to be specialized in a certain niche.

While they may cover one or more categories, you should only be on the lookout for suppliers that are making your type of earphones or headphones.

A few examples follow below:

  • Wired Earphones
  • Wired Headphones
  • Bluetooth Earphones
  • Bluetooth Headphones
  • Gaming Headphones
  • Surround Sound Headphones
  • Apple MFi Certified Earphones
  • Wired Headsets
  • Wireless Headsets
  • USB Headsets

Most manufacturers are either making wired earphones. These suppliers also often make USB cables and other related products.

At the other end of the spectrum, Bluetooth headphone and earphone manufacturers also tend to manufacture Bluetooth speakers, and other wireless audio products. Continue Reading →

Importing Machinery from China: A Complete Guide

wheel loader

Click Here to Get the
Starter Package: All Categories

In this article we cover machinery imports from China. While “machinery” may refer to 3D printers, wheel loaders or tattoo removal lasers, there are certain risks that all of these have in common.

In this article, we cover regulations, spare parts, warranties and maintenance issues, when importing machinery and spare parts from China.

Machinery Manufacturers in China

Machinery encompasses power tools, agricultural machinery, packaging and printing machinery, forklifts, wheel loaders and many other products.

These products are part of entirely different industries, but there are still some major industrial clusters in China that may be of particular interest to machinery buyers. Below follows a list of the most important cities and provinces: Continue Reading →

Importing Electronics from China: Finding the Right Manufacturer

Suggestion: Watch the 10 minutes video tutorial before reading this article

Click Here to Get the
Starter Package: Electronics

About to import electronics from manufacturers in China? In this product guide, I explain what startups must know about the whole electronics importing process:

1. How to find the right Electronics Manufacturers

2. Importing OEM and Private Label Electronics

3. Prototype Development

4. CE Marking, FCC Regulations & other safety standards

5. Electronics Trade Shows

6. Technology Licensing (i.e., Apple MFi, Bluetooth and Android OS)

Dongguan electronics factory

Electronics Product Development and Customization

Electronics importers have two options: Buy an OEM product that is custom designed from scratch, or import an ODM product, or private label product.

Developing OEM electronics is not for every company, as it requires technical expertise and large funding.

However, Chinese manufacturers don’t offer free product development services. The buyer is always expected to provide all relevant technical specifications, and files, including the following: Continue Reading →

Apple MFi Licensed Manufacturers in China: A Complete Guide

apple mfi factories

Click Here to Get the
Starter Package: Electronics

Do you plan to import accessories for iPhone, iPad or other Apple devices? Then you need to make sure that your product comply with the Apple MFi licensing requirements.

In this article, I answer some of the most common questions about MFi licenses when importing Apple accessories from China:

a. Should the importer or the factory obtain the MFi license?

b. Which products require an MFi license?

c. Which products to not require an MFi license?

d. How can I find a licensed supplier on Globalsources.com or Alibaba.com?

What is the Apple MFi program?

MFi stands for ‘Made for iPhone, iPad or iPod. If you own an Apple device, you’ve probably seen the ‘Made for iPhone and iPad’ label on power banks, headphones and other accessories.

Apple MFi is a licensing program that brands and manufacturers can become part of, in order to label electronic accessories as ‘Made for iPhone or iPad’.

A few examples follow below:

  • Chargers
  • Game controllers
  • Earphones
  • Speakers
  • Hearing Aids
  • Dock stations

The program is also mandatory if you want to import accessories compatible with Apple HomeKit, GymKit, CarPlay or AirPlay.

A supplier, or importer, that is not part of the Apple MFi program is not allowed to add the ‘Made for’ label on its products, or even use Apple licensed technology such as the following:

a. Magnetic Charging Module

b. Lightning Audio Module

c. Lightning Analog Headset Module

The full list can be found here. However, notice that MFi is not required for non-Apple technologies, such as Bluetooth. Continue Reading →

Furniture Manufacturers in Vietnam: Prices, MOQ & Factories

Suggestion: Watch the 10 minutes video tutorial before reading this article

Click Here to Get the
Starter Package: Home & Furniture

Planning to import furniture from suppliers in Vietnam? In this article, you will learn everything importers must know about Vietnamese furniture and homeware factories:

  • Top Vietnamese Furniture Manufacturers
  • Product Categories & Materials
  • Supplier Directories, Wholesalers & Trade Shows
  • How to place your first order

Overview of Furniture Produced in Vietnam

Vietnam is one of the largest manufacturing and exporting countries for furniture. You’ll find suppliers for a wide range of furniture, including:

  • Wooden Furniture
  • Home Furniture
  • Office Furniture
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Bathroom Furniture
  • Rattan Furniture
  • Wicker Furniture
  • Eucalyptus furniture

Continue Reading →

Furniture Manufacturers in India: How to Find the Right Factory

Suggestion: Watch the 10 minutes video tutorial before reading this article

Click Here to Get the
Starter Package: Home & Furniture

Looking for qualified furniture and houseware manufacturers in India? Keep reading and learn everything importers must know about buying from India:

  • Top Furniture Manufacturers in India
  • Product types and materials
  • How to find factories online
  • Furniture and wood products trade shows
  • How to order samples
  • Visa requirements in India

Overview of Furniture Produced in India

Indian furniture manufacturers are strong in wood, and other types of furniture. Below follows an overview:

  • Hardwood furniture
  • Handicraft furniture
  • Vintage furniture
  • Dining tables
  • Leather furniture
  • Office Furniture

Continue Reading →

[i]
[i]