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November 7, 2013

Some Useful Tips to buy furniture handle from China

Some Useful Tips to buy furniture handles from China

Today we are going to share some useful tips to buy furniture handle, cabinet knob and other furniture hardware from China,

since some person just start their purchasing career or start to import products from China to build their own enterprise.

By reading this article, I think you can find some useful tips.

 

There is no double China is still a big exporting country of furniture handle, although the low cost labor advantage is losing day by day.

You may find some new fresh furniture factory in the third countries, such as Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and Brasil due to they have forest,

but these emerging country don’t have too much furniture hardware manufacturer, why?

The reason is in order to producing furniture hardware, such as furniture handle, cabinet knob, drawer pull, door handle, sofa leg, aluminum profile, cloth hook, glass clip, table metal frame, you not only need a factory to producing these furniture handles, but also you should have relevant industries.

You need electro-plating factory to do the plating surface finishing. Clip here to learn more about electro plating producing process.

You need raw material factory to supply aluminum alloy, zinc alloy, Stainless Steel (S.S),

In a nut shell, China lost the low labor advantage, but China still hand the advantage of  industries cluster advantage, producing experience, fast respond ability, and customer bases.

 

How to buy furniture handle from  China?

It is a very primary question.

The first step is getting in touch with Chinese furniture hardware factory.

Nowadays, most people use internet to find furniture handle factories, it is a cost saving method.

1) USE GOOGLE Search.

Since you wanna to find Chinese manufacturing factories of furniture handle,

you may put “Chine furniture handle factory” on google searching bar,

looking at the underneath picture, you can found all the searching results in the first page are coming from B2B platforms,

such as alibaba, made-in-china, due to these B2B has AD spend on Google ADwards.

(I use “China Furniture handle factory” as key words on www.google.com )

But I don’t think it is a good way, due to there are so many supplier on these B2B websites.

You may asked to join in, although it is free, it takes you several minutes to complete the requested information of you and your company.

Once you send an inquiry to the supplier, you will find even after 5 years later, you still receive reply from different factory, disturbing and disgusting. So if you just start your business on furniture handle, or just one or two projects related to furniture handle, and don’t wanna to get non-stop reply after the project is finishing, don’t use B2B.

 

Useful Tips:

Put “intext:furniture handle” site:.cn on www.google.com

The key words in red color is what should be put on google searching bar,

it is a structure like “intext:KEY WORD” site:.cn

NOTE: These is Quotation Marks (“”), Colon (:), and a full stop (.) behind colon.

 

2) USE B2B platform and B2C platform.

If your order is just 1 or 2PCS, 10-20 PCS, and even less than 100PCS, you should try B2C platform.

If your order is over 100PCS, you can try B2B platforms.

 

B2C platforms: AliexpressEbeyDhgate

B2B platforms: AlibabaMade-in-ChinaGlobal sources,

there are other B2B and B2C website, such as EC21, tradekey.

 

What is the quality of  furniture handle from different cities in China?

There are two big area cites in producing furniture hardware.

Pearl River Delta and Yangtze River Delta.

Pearl River Delta in Guangdong Province, including Shenzhen, Dongguan, Fushan, Zhongshan, Jiangmen,Jieyang.

Yangtze River Delta including Shanghai, Ningbo, Yiwu, and other Zhejian cities and Jiangsu cites.

If you wanna buy a higher quality furniture handle, Dongguan and Shenzhen is your first Choice.

If you wanna to buy hinge, Jieyang city is your first choice.

If you wanna to buy stainless steel handles, Zhongshan and Jianmen is your first Choice.

If you wanna to buy cheaper but lower quality furniture handles and other furniture accessories , supplier from Yangtze River Area may be better.

Useful Tips:

On average, the quality from Pear River Delta is higher than Yangtze River Delta.

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About Damon Yuan
Marketing manager of Special LTC Industrial Co.,Limited Experienced furniture hardware factory since 1999 from Dongguan, China.We are specialized in producing furniture handles, cabinet knobs and furniture feet and more.

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