tips of how to deal with chinese factories
'Made in China' can be found on many many products that are sold in Europe/Canada USA.. And although there are many prejudices of china manufacturing , there are also plenty of advantages. Note that what you are doing. For everyone who plans to be true in China to allow manufacture and import to the Netherlands, We reveal here-under 10 tips based on our own experiences .
- headlight parts from Audi, the body of an transparent Gopro encasing: They may be produced from the molds of our china injection mold makers aka mold company . The family business in Tile makes so-called die-casting molds, which in their turn plastic and aluminum parts for the industry. Since 2004 Triple-c Tooling import and makes a 100 pro-cent of their molds from China. "Purely and simply because our clients ask for it." managing director Roger gives ten tips on what to look for if you import from China.
- be aware what the customer wants, need and wishes" What the customer is looking? And are you allowed to use foreign suppliers? "That's according to us , the important thing to know before you start importing. "For us it was very clear. Our customers said at one point: "In China, the molds of many mold factory are much cheaper, that is what we also need: cost reduction. You cannot deliver them from China? " So we did. Otherwise we would never do that. We now sell molds that we make ourselves, our 'A-brand' and our 'brand' in China. "This method has Lamers Tooling quite a few new customers brought. Importantly, according to Lamers is to indicate clearly whether what you offer from the Netherlands or not.
- Don not judge only on low costs: "Do not just opt and choose the injection mold manufacturers in china with low cost and thus high profits for yoyr company , because it's ultimately out on expensive purchase." Namely Lamers noted that the product quality is not always good. "There's a lot changing, especially when it comes to technology products. For example, an iPhone is made in China. Apple's quality standards are so high, many European company would not be able to meet. "
- DonNot underestimate the language problem: "Many potential suppliers in China, hire young women as their salesmanager. Usually she speak good English. But for most of our customers that is not enough. "I just want partnered with companies where the technician speaks good English. Because the sellers do not know the technical jargon. The mold-designers have to understand me and the miscommunication to a minimum, for me it's important. " is what one customers mentioned, our china mold maker is such a company that provides excellent English speaking project managers