By Mike Genung

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

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

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

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

The Associated Press is reporting that a firm in China, named Proview, who won a court ruling there that they own the Ipad name, is now asking the Chinese government to ban…

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By Mike Genung

In 1986, when I first started travelling to China, I met a man named Huang He (pronounced Huang Her) in Qingdao. Huang He’s name is translated “Yellow River,” named after one of…

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By Mike Genung

I’ve been transferring my files to a new computer which is why I didn’t make any posts last week. That’s something I don’t want to have to do again. I am thoroughly…

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By Mike Genung

On January 22, the New York posted an article “How the US lost out on Iphone work.” Several highlights: Apple sold 70 million iphones and 30 million ipads last year. After President…

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