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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List of Clothing Manufacturers in Thailand: Top 11 Suppliers

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Textiles factories in Thailand

 

Thailand is often overlooked as a destination for clothing and textile manufacturing. Yet, the kingdom offers one of Asia’s most developed manufacturing bases for clothing and textile production.

Unlike factories in most other Asian countries, some textiles manufacturers in Thailand offer relatively low volumes and value-added design and other related services.

Listed Manufacturers

  • Amarisas International Co., Ltd.
  • AUSTHAI Garment Co. Ltd
  • The Atelier Chiang Mai
  • VT Garment
  • Sugini
  • Studio 2524
  • Come Prima Fashion Garments Co. Ltd.
  • Your Own Logo
  • Supa International
  • Siam Clothing
  • Deepwear

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Clothing & Textiles Manufacturers in Pakistan: A Complete Guide

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Clothing & Textiles Manufacturers in Pakistan

Looking for clothing and textile manufacturers or wholesalers in Pakistan?

In this article, we list our top 8 picks of Pakistan’s leading garment suppliers that cover a wide range of clothes and textiles.

For each supplier, we provide a short presentation, the list of main products and the certificates owned by the company.

Furthermore, several of the suppliers we present are also willing to work with minimum order quantities that are not too high, and thus might be a good fit for small importers and startups.

List of Textiles Manufacturers in Pakistan

What kind of clothing and manufacturing can I import from Pakistan?

Pakistan is still a developing country, and the relatively low labor cost is attracting more and more businesses.

Today, the textiles and clothing industry is becoming mature, and you can find a wide range of products. Below you find a few examples:

  • T-Shirts
  • Polo Shirts
  • Jackets
  • Underwear
  • Pants
  • Work-wear
  • Home Textiles
  • Furniture Textiles

ZK International

ZK International is a Pakistan based garment manufacturer, with over 20 years of experience. They export both woven and knit garments.

ZK understands that every big clothing brands started small; therefore, they offer small order production with a MOQ (minimum order quantity) of only 50 pcs per style.

This small order quantity service is especially helpful for startups that still need to validate their ideas and designs.

Furthermore, ZK is also a member of Sedex, which means that it passed an on-site inspection for ethical standards, such as health, safety, and labor standards.

Products

  • T-Shirts
  • Polo Shirts
  • Jackets
  • Underwear
  • Pants
  • Socks
  • Hospital Uniforms

Certificates

  • Sedex

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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?

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Alibaba Trade Assurance Explained: A Complete Guide

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Planning to pay your supplier via Alibaba Trade Assurance? In this guide, we explain what the Trade Assurance is, and how you can ensure that it works to your benefit. The key to success when using this payment service is understanding its terms and conditions.

This is covered:

  • What is Alibaba Trade Assurance?
  • How does Alibaba Trade Assurance protect buyers?
  • How do I pay through the Alibaba Trade Assurance platform?
  • Can I trust Alibaba Trade Assurance?
  • Which payment methods are available for Trade Assurance?
  • How much are the Trade Assurance fees?
  • Does Trade Assurance enable me to return products I am satisfied with?
  • Can all Alibaba suppliers offer Trade Assurance payments?

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Importing Shoes and Footwear From China: A Complete Guide

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Planning to import shoes and footwear from China? In this guide, we explain what every importer must know about sourcing the right manufacturer, design and material options, testing and materials and much more.

This is covered

  • Footwear Manufacturers in China
  • Footwear Manufacturers in China
  • Product Specifications
  • Packaging Options
  • Design Customization
  • MOQ Requirements
  • EU Footwear Regulations
  • US Footwear Regulations
  • Trade Shows

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Buying Product Samples from China: A Complete Guide

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Product samples are essential when importing products from China, and elsewhere in Asia. Obviously, you want to see and feel the product before you start production. However, ordering product samples is also a way to test if your supplier is truly up to the task.

In this guide, you will learn everything importers must know about product samples, including costs, types and lead times.

Product sample types

  • Factory samples
  • Custom made product samples
  • Production samples
  • Virtual samples
  • 3D printed samples
  • Counter-samples

Other Topics

  • Product sample costs
  • How to pay for product samples
  • Injection molds and tooling costs
  • Sample production time
  • Import duties and taxes

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Clothing & Textiles Manufacturers in Vietnam: A Complete Guide

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Looking for clothing and textiles manufacturers or wholesalers in Vietnam? In this article, we list some of Vietnam’s leading garment suppliers covering a wide range of products. While some of the listed suppliers primarily work with large brands, we also list a few small-buyer friendly options.

In addition, we also explain how to find other textiles suppliers online, relevant trade shows, how to manage garment design, sampling, production and much more.

List of Textiles Manufacturers in Vietnam
  • G & G II Garments Factory Vietnam
  • 9mode Clothing Manufacturer
  • Thai Son S.P Sewing Factory
  • Thygesen Textile Vietnam Company Ltd
  • Fashion Garment Ltd
  • Quickfeat
  • United Sweethearts Garment
  • Vert Company
  • LTP Vietnam Co. Ltd
Vietnam Textiles Manufacturing Guide

1. Preparing a techpack

2. How to order samples

3. MOQ requirements

4. Quality checks

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List of Quality Inspection Companies in Malaysia: Our Top 7 Picks

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Quality Inspection Companies in Malaysia

Looking for a quality inspection company in Malaysia that can check your goods before shipment?

In this article, we list leading companies offering inspection services in Malaysia. Further, we also compare them according to the same criteria such a product category, services provided, year of registration, headquarters or branch location, and more.

Company Overview

How much does a quality inspection in Malaysia cost?

Most inspection companies in Malaysia will provide an independent quotation by email inquiry or through their online quotation system.

In general, an inspection costs between US$350 and US$450 per man day.

As for other Southeast Asian countries, such as Thailand, quality inspections in Malaysia are generally a bit more expensive than in China – where you can expect to pay around US$300.

Is it necessary to book a quality inspection when importing from Malaysia?

No matter the country where you intend to produce your goods and the experience of your supplier, manufacturing is far from being an exact science.

Things can go wrong during production, sometimes horribly wrong, and Malaysia is not an exception. Thus the answer is yes, a quality inspection is necessary.

The reason is that an inspection before shipping the products is the only way to make sure that your goods have an acceptable defect rate and comply with your expected product specifications.

If you find out that there are unacceptable quality issues only after your goods have been delivered to your warehouse, it will be difficult, if not impossible, to return them to your supplier.

Even in the case when you are able to return the goods, you would still have lost a lot of time, risking to let your Amazon store out of inventory, or receiving your Christmas decoration goods in January.

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List of Quality Inspection Companies in Thailand: Our Top 8 Picks

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Quality Inspection Companies in Thailand

Looking for quality inspection companies in Thailand to check your next order? In this article, we list leading companies offering quality control services in Thailand, and provide guidelines on QC costs in the country.

Further, all listed companies are compared based on the same criteria, such as location, offered services, and more.

Company Overview

What’s the price of a quality inspection in Thailand?

The quality inspection cost depends on the product category, quantity and standard requirements. Basically, the price varies between US$350 and US$450 per man day, for most of the inspection companies.

As such, quality inspections in Thailand is a bit more expensive than in China, where a QC is normally priced at around US$300.

Is it necessary to book a quality inspection when importing from Thailand?

The risk of quality issues is as high in Thailand as it is elsewhere, including China. You cannot easily (if at all) return defective products, and therefore it’s absolutely essential to get your product quality inspected before shipment.

Some importers are under the impression that quality issues only exist in China, and that ‘anywhere else’ is risk-free – but that’s not the case.

Further, many of the companies listed in this article are also headquartered in Hong Kong and Mainland China.
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