List of CNC Manufacturers in India: Our Top 9 Picks

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CNC Manufacturers in India

Looking for a CNC manufacturer in India?

In this article, we list 9 among the best CNC manufacturers and CNC machine providers in the country; further, some of them offer injection molding services as well.

For each supplier, we provide a short presentation and compare them based on their products and services, certificates, years in business, and other key metrics.

List of CNC Manufacturers in India

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List of CNC Manufacturers in China: Our Top 10 Picks

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CNC Manufacturers in China

Looking for a CNC manufacturer in China?

Despite the increase in the production capacity of countries such as India or Vietnam, China is, without any doubt, still the manufacturing leading country in Asia. And CNC suppliers aren’t an exception.

Read this article to learn more about the Chinese CNC manufacturers we selected; we compare them based on their capability, services, location, and more.

List of CNC Manufacturers in China

How to choose a CNC manufacturer?

You shall always keep in mind price and lead-time, however, you may also refer to the below criteria in order to make your choice:

a. Company background and years in business: As problems can always happen during production; an experienced company can avoid or solve the problems immediately.

b. Communication: It is not only about the language, you also need to consider their attitude. For example, are they willing to help if there is a problem or do they reply quickly to your questions?

c. Design service: It would be better if the supplier can provide a design service, but even if they don’t, or you plan to design the product by yourself, you will still have to make sure that the supplier has a software that is able to read your drawings and files.

d. QMS: Even though a QMS, or quality management system, certificate is not required by law, when manufacturing complex products it is better to work with a supplier that can provide at least an ISO 9001 certificate.

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Manufacturing Products in India: What Importers Must Know

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Exploring your options to manufacture products in India? In this article, Daniel Ben-Ezra from the India office of Pro QC International, explains what importers must know before shifting orders from China to factories in India.

Here are some of the topics Daniel covers in this comprehensive guide:

  • Which products can (realistically) be manufactured in India today?
  • Which products should I not be sourcing in India today?
  • Alternatives to Alibaba.com when sourcing Indian suppliers
  • How do MOQs in India compare to China?
  • How do prices in India compare to China?

Which products can be manufactured in India today?

A wide and ever-increasing variety of items are being produced in India today:

  • Furniture
  • Tools, Fittings, Hardware Items
  • Footwear
  • Home Appliances, Kitchenware, Home Décor
  • Garments, Leather, Handicrafts, Textiles, Glassware, Fashion Accessories
  • Mechanical Parts & Components
  • Electrical Parts & Components

India is traditionally known for labor-intensive product categories such as garments, leather items, handicrafts, and fashion accessories. That may prompt some to assume that the country is not that strong with more knowledge-intensive products and components but that is not necessarily the case.

Specific products that can be sourced competitively from India include for example rugs and carpets, garments, towels, scarves, leather bags and jackets, pliers, lamps, wire harnesses, hinges, stainless steel bowls and other kitchenware such as cutlery, brass fittings, tables, chairs, door handles and much more. Continue reading Manufacturing Products in India: What Importers Must Know

List of CNC Manufacturers in Taiwan: Our Top 8 Picks

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CNC Manufacturers in Taiwan

Looking for a CNC manufacturer in Taiwan?

In this article, we list our top 8 picks of Taiwan’s CNC manufacturing companies, with the aim of covering a wide range of CNC services.

For each company, we provide a short description that includes the company background, describe their products, services, and certificates.

List of CNC Manufacturers in Taiwan

How much does a CNC machine cost?

Firstly, it depends on the country and supplier. You can probably find a more economic machine in Southeast Asia countries such as India and Vietnam; while the US and Japan are usually more expensive.

Second, it depends on the machine type and capability, as there are different types of CNC machines such as milling, drilling, punching, and laser cutting.

Here some reference points:

a. Basic 3-axis machine: US$ 5,000 – 10,000;

b. Mid-range machine with panel processing and signage: US$ 25,000 – 50,000;

c. High-end machine such as a multi-function machine, 5-axis machine: US$ 50,000 – 150,000.

Note that, there are some extra expenses such as design software, training, installation, and shipping; which may cost around US$ 5,000 to 15,000.

What are the advantages of using a CNC Machinery?

CNC machinery allows an efficient and cost-effective manufacturing process. It eliminates human errors, material wastage, and complete complex machinery by using pre-programmed computer software.

Today, CNC machinery covers a variety of materials such as metals, plastics, woods, and fiberglasses.

Also, the latest CNC machines are able to handle a wide range of product sizes, whether its a precise product as small as 5mm or even a large material as 4000m in length.

If you are interested to learn more, here you will find a comparison between CNC and die-casting, and here a list of injection molding suppliers in Taiwan.

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List of CNC Manufacturers in Vietnam: Our Top 9 Picks

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CNC Manufacturers in Vietnam

Looking for a CNC Manufacturers in Vietnam?

In this article, we list 9 among the leading CNC manufacturers in Vietnam and provided a short description for each of them; we also compare them based on their products and services, certificates, years in business and other key factors.

If you want to know when to choose CNC machining or die-casting, we suggest you to read this article.

Further, we also published an article that provides information about some of the top some injection molding suppliers in Vietnam.

List of CNC Manufacturers in Vietnam

What kind of materials can be handled by CNC machines?

CNC machines can be applied to a variety of manufacturing processes that include lathering, milling, drilling, routering, welding, grinding, and laser cutting.

The materials will mainly depend on the application, below you can find a few material categories:

  • Metals (such as aluminum, brass, steel, titanium)
  • Plastics (such as polyester, polypropylene)
  • Woods
  • Fiberglasses

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List of Injection Mold Manufacturers in Taiwan: Our Top 8 Picks

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Injection Mold Manufacturers in Taiwan

Looking for an injection mold manufacturer in Taiwan?

Even though during the 1980s many Taiwanese manufacturing companies moved their factories to China Mainland, Vietnam or Thailand, the country still hosts several important injection molding manufacturers.

Read this article to learn more about 8 among the leading manufacturers in the country. We compared them based on their products and services, certificates, years in business, and other key metrics.

List of Injection Mold Manufacturers in Taiwan

At what stage of the manufacturing process shall I buy the mold?

Most of the enterprises prefer to buy a mold during the product development stage, as their supplier will need the mold for sample making.

Note that the same mold can be used for both sample and bulk production, also you may reuse a mold for making millions of units of product as long as the mold is not damaged.
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List of Injection Mold Manufacturers in Thailand: Our Top 9 Picks

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Injection Mold Manufacturers in Thailand

Looking for an injection mold manufacturer in Thailand?

In this article, we list our top 9 picks of leading injection molding manufacturers and molding machine provider in Thailand.

For each supplier, we provide a short presentation and a description of their products and services, certificates, years in business and other key metrics.

Even if most of the molding manufacturers are based in China; Thailand might also represent a viable option, especially if you plan to send the mold to your manufacturer based in South East Asia.

List of Injection Mold Manufacturers in Thailand

At what stage of the manufacturing process shall I buy the mold?

We recommend you to purchase your mold during the product development stage, and the reasons are below:

a. Your supplier needs the mold for sample production

b. The production can be automation once you got a mold

c. A mold can be reused to produce thousands or even millions of products

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List of Injection Mold Manufacturers in India: Our Top 7 Picks

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Injection Mold Manufacturers in India
Are you looking for an injection mold manufacturer in India?

Since the 1970s, India has been one of the Asia leaders on injection molding production, together with other countries like China, and Vietnam.

In this article, we list our top 7 picks of the leading injection mold manufacturers and molding machine providers; we compare their products, services, certificates, and other key factors.

List of Injection Mold Manufacturers in Vietnam

At what stage of the manufacturing process shall I buy the mold?

A mold is necessary as early as the product development stage, as you will need a mold even during sample production.

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List of Injection Mold Manufacturers in Vietnam: Our Top 7 Picks

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Injection Mold Manufacturers in Vietnam

Looking for an injection mold manufacturer in Vietnam? In this article, we list some of the leading manufacturers in the country.

We only listed companies that provide the information also in English language and compared them based on their products and services, certificates, years in business and other key metrics.

Note that if you are looking for general information on how to buy a mold in Asia, then we suggest you to read this article.

Even if it mainly focuses on purchasing a mold in China, most of what we said is also relevant for Vietnam, including information on payment terms, IP protection, and more.

List of Injection Mold Manufacturers in Vietnam

At what stage of the manufacturing process shall I buy the mold?

Since your supplier will need the mold to create the first samples, you shall buy the mold as soon as you are ready for sample production.

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US-China Trade War Tariffs: An Essential Guide for Importers & Amazon Sellers

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US-China Trade War

Like many others, I assumed the US-China trade war would be a short affair. I envisioned some deal involving mutual trade concessions taking place in a matter of weeks.

How wrong I was.

Now we are facing the prospect of a decade-long trade war, that will possibly mark the end of an era. Given that the United States is our main market, in terms of users, the trade war has a severe impact on our business too.

I’m not here to discuss which side is morally right or wrong. But I do have an obligation to share my views of how the US-China trade war may impact small businesses in the US, importing from China.

  • Why the trade war could massively benefit Chinese sellers
  • Which products are affected by the new tariffs?
  • Which products are not affected by the new tariffs?
  • What does this mean for US importers?
  • Will China or the US win the trade war?

The trade war also comes with some unintended consequences, that have the potential to backfire massively. Continue reading US-China Trade War Tariffs: An Essential Guide for Importers & Amazon Sellers