By Mike Genung
May 30, 2013

During a recent trip to Asia earlier this year, I visited a manufacturer that offered laser cutting services in China. They had laser cutting machines, stamping machines, and waterjet abrasive cutting machines. The…

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By Mike Genung
Oct 05, 2012

I receive calls from customers who’ve tried to buy from China on their own, have been burned, and want to know if we can help them sort out the mess. I usually…

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By Mike Genung
Sep 10, 2012

We work with several factories that produce top quality wood pens. They make pens from rosewood, walnut, maple, bamboo, and bi-wood (a combination of maple and rosewood). Their production capacities are huge,…

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By Mike Genung
Aug 30, 2012

We have been supplying fabricated metal parts and complete products for years, and have excellent sources available for you. One factory we work with has many services available under one roof, including stamping,…

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By Mike Genung
Mar 22, 2012

In some cases it’s not hard to get a bottom of the barrel, dirt cheap price from a manufacturer in China. Some suppliers will nod their head “yes” when asked to hit…

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By Mike Genung
Mar 01, 2012

Much of China’s manufacturing is located on the east coast of the country. As there isn’t enough labor based on the east coast, these factories rely on “migrant workers,” persons whose homes…

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By Mike Genung
Feb 24, 2012

Foxconn Technology, a Taiwan owned company with nearly 1 million workers in China, makes product for Apple, HP, Dell, Nokia and Motorola. According to Reuters, Foxconn just raised the pay to their workers from…

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By Mike Genung
Feb 21, 2012

The minimum order value we work with is $10,000.00. Occassionally, we are asked if we can source product at a lower quantity. Most Chinese factories aren’t geared up for short production runs;…

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By Mike Genung
Feb 18, 2012

Recently, a new customer came to us with a custom product that was not being made in China. Our partner company in China went to a number of Chinese factories with no success. One…

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