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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By Mike Genung
Jan 06, 2012

Last year I read a lot about how China’s inflation issues were going to make it uncompetitive, and how other countries like Vietnam and India were going to eat its lunch. When…

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By Mike Genung
Jan 02, 2012

I wish everyone a Happy New Year. For those of you who have been stopping by, thanks for taking the time to read this blog… I will keep you updated on current…

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By Mike Genung
Dec 13, 2011

Earlier this year, we were contacted by a U.S. company who had been searching unsuccessfully for a unique product in China. This item, made from plastic, requires custom machinery to produce; finding…

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By Mike Genung
Nov 23, 2011

We received an order from a new customer today for a custom product. He had been paying nearly 10 times the price in the U.S. that we quoted him from China, packaging…

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By Mike Genung
Nov 21, 2011

When buying from China, we must always keep production times, transit time, and their holidays in mind. (We keep you up to date on all upcoming Chinese holidays in our newsletters; sign…

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By Mike Genung
Nov 18, 2011

From the 3rd week of January through the 3rd week of February, China manufacturers will be shut down for their Chinese New Year holiday. While some might open earlier, many won’t have…

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