Globalization is one of the most complex business strategies that a company can undertake. Expanding to international markets in order to reach more prospective customers is a real challenge. That’s why, at IBMH, we want to share some globalization strategie...
Globalization strategies to reach more customers in the hardware industry
. At IBMH, we use all of our resources and tools to achieve our established goals effectively. When we say resources, we’re referring to everything from our newsletter to the most novel technologies and everything in between, including company meetings. This...
How to manage company meetings effectively
Guangzhou is a strategic city for hardware importers, and it is here, as you know, where IBMH headquarters are located. This city, situated in the south of China, maintains some very rich and interesting culture and traditions. If you want to start doing busin...
Morning tea in Guangzhou
Today, we’d like to introduce the latest development in the industry: the complete range of high-end metallic drawers with soft close. A product specially indicated for kitchen cabinets, wardrobes, closets, bathroom cupboards or office furniture. And the best...
Introducing the complete range of high-end metallic drawers with soft close

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Furniture and construction hardware factories and Beijing’s sky: the skies are clearing up and we’re taking stock.

2017-10-17T10:00:37+00:00 October 17th, 2017|

Beijing has been fighting its smog problem for years, but in recent months the government has increased its efforts to reduce the levels of particulate matter (PM) in the city’s atmosphere. Beijing’s smog has been a major, long-standing problem for its residents, but this problem also affects China and the rest of the world. This year, China's prime minister assured the international community that China would fulfil its commitment to climate change and that it would work with the European Union to comply with the Paris Agreement. What is the connection between furniture and construction hardware factories and Beijing's sky? Unfortunately, furniture and constrution hardware factories and Beijing's sky have long been at odds with each other. Most of the factories use coal furnaces, which leads to high levels of pollution. Because of this, hardware factories, as well as cardboard factories, have been subject to government regulation, and the prices [...]

Increasing the staff to give our clients the best possible service in the furniture hardware sector

2017-10-16T00:00:25+00:00 October 16th, 2017|

Please meet IBMH China brand new and enthusiastic salesman, Eduardo Marqués! At IBMH we know that our added value is our team of professionals to give our clients the best possible service in the furniture hardware sector. Our multidisciplinary team of great people is committed to successfully carry out projects from beginning to end, taking care of every single client’s uniqueness and working on building long-term work relationships. There’s a reason for all of this and it is very simple: we cannot pretend to offer our clients in the furniture hardware sector the best possible service if we don’t provide the best possible care. Let’s prepare the interview… Eduardo first studied Sciences in Tenerife (Spain) and then, while studying Environmental Sciences at La Laguna University (Tenerife), he decided he would start anew in China. With great experience on sales and direct contact with clients, Eduardo loves innovative and integrated design [...]

Outsourcing to import furniture and construction hardware from China, is it convenient to you?

2017-10-15T00:00:47+00:00 October 15th, 2017|

  Let’s talk about outsourcing to import furniture and construction hardware from China. At IBMH, we’re experts on hardware Strategic Procurement Management in China. If you’re looking into the possibility of outsourcing some management services, take 3 minutes to read this post, we have the information you need. Outsourcing to import hardware from China has now become common practice within the industry. But here is the trick, even though we believe it is the best option, outsourcing is complex and you certainly don’t want to leave anything to chance. You need to find the appropriate partner for your business. […]

Featured Product: mocha closets and wardrobes furniture hardware

2017-10-04T09:59:42+00:00 October 4th, 2017|

  IBMH has collaborated on the creation of a line of very innovative accessories for use inside closets and wardrobes. A line mocha closets and wardrobes furniture hardware highly special, created exclusively for wardrobes interiors. The interior design scheme is done entirely in the increasingly popular coffee or mocha color, very in-demand in European countries such as the UK, Italy, Spain and Portugal, among others, thanks to the excellent design and functionality of all these accessories, which are specifically designed for closets and wardrobes. IBMH, as your Strategic Sourcing office for furniture hardware in China, could help you with get this fantastic product. […]

Less is More in your hardware business. Organize your product selection

2017-10-03T10:30:48+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|

  Today, we at IBMH would like to demonstrate how offering an excessively large selection of products is not always the key to success, and that if you apply the theory of Less is More in your hardware business, you will see very positive results very quickly. We agree that, in the hardware industry, quantity and variety are very important. But sometimes, in your desire to cover every request from your customers, it is easy to fall into the trap of having an excessive catalogue of products. […]

Last Chance! if you don’t want your hardware imports to be affected by the devaluation of the dollar and the Chinese New Year

2017-10-02T10:30:25+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|

As we mentioned in our September newsletter, as experts in Strategic Management of Chinese exports of hardware and accessories for furniture and construction, IBMH recommends that you place your final orders for the year during the first weeks of October if you don’t want your hardware imports to be affected by the Chinese New Year. And in addition to taking this situation into account, you should also be aware of other relevant factors that may influence your orders: The new, rigorous control measures from the government Constant increases in the cost of raw materials, especially cardboard […]

The Canton Fair, the most important fair for hardware business is coming soon!

2017-10-01T08:00:22+00:00 October 1st, 2017|

  This year, IBMH will once again be attending one of China’s most important apoitment:The Canton Fair, the most important fair for hardware business. This fair, which takes place in Guangzhou twice a year, in spring and fall, is one of the most important commercial events on the international level. This is where the largest variety of items are presented, with participants coming from all over the world and yielding the best transaction results in the country. […]

An imminent increase in commodity prices turn on the alarm among manufacturers

2017-09-24T16:22:27+00:00 September 24th, 2017|

In the first publication of this month, we talk about the abysmal increase of the price of steel and paperboard. Chinese hardware manufacturers have supported us so far but, unfortunately, we have started receiving several emails from Chinese hardware factories warning us of the imminent price increases of their products. […]

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