Do you think having more time would improve your productivity? You can’t buy more Time. We all have the same amount of time in this world, and all we can do is try to be more Productive. Make the most of it. Knowing how to make the most of your time can mak...
IBMH Business Tips: Productivity in furniture hardware business
Interest in the Canton Fair for importers of Chinese furniture hardware is completely understandable. Canton Fair it’s the largest expo fair in the world. Whether or not they ought to attend the fair is one of the first questions asked by any company startin...
Do you need to go to the Canton Fair for importers of Chinese furniture hardware?
  Do you think that internal communication in hardware import companies is a common practice? Well, you might be surprised to know that, unfortunately, internal communication hasn’t always been given much thought. Often, it is considered something secon...
Internal communication in hardware import companies
Today, we’re sharing some tips to help the guest-host relationship in the hardware industry in China flourish.As you know, at IBMH we have lived and dealt with the Chinese market for more than 20 years. This has made us deeply knowledgeable about their cultur...
The guest-host relationship in the hardware industry in China (Part I)

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3 REASONS WHY THE PRICE OF RAW MATERIALS INCREASES IN CHINA

2017-01-29T21:25:08+00:00 January 29th, 2017|

As you might already know, at IBMH we have a System for Online Control of the cost of raw materials in China, so that you can make purchase and import decisions at the most appropriate time. But even taking this tool, raw materials continue increasing and, therefore, our import costs increase. Do know why this happens?  […]

The eternal confusion: Prices of Chinese suppliers

2017-01-29T21:04:14+00:00 January 29th, 2017|

As we have told you many times, our main mission is “Specialization”, since we only work with hardware and derivate products for wood and construction. This turns us into real professionals and gives us know-how of our unique sector. For that reason we can combat some of the most annoying things of providers, such as the change of the price. […]

FEATURED PRODUCT: KLOK COMPASS HARDWARE

2017-01-17T11:05:10+00:00 January 17th, 2017|

KLOK compass hardware nickel finish with a retainer for hinged doors primarily used in top cabinets of kitchens. KLOK compass hardware lifting for doors, also known as arm bearing, bra with bearing, bearing retainer and lifting bearing. With the regulating function of the force that is carried out with the ALLEN screw 4 mm, you can get a simple braking in the fall or the intermediate positioning of the door. […]

5 reasons why China will remain the benchmark this 2017

2017-01-17T11:02:57+00:00 January 17th, 2017|

In recent decades, improvements in quality and sophistication have helped explain why it continues to be competitive for importers. Since 2015, 80% of the air-conditioners in the world and 70% of mobile phones were manufactured in China. And if the reason for the rise of electronics companies such as Huawei and Lenovo, which acquired IBM personal computer division in 2005, is that China is developing impressive brands that challenge global competitors in quality, technology and innovation. […]

HOW WE ENSURE THE QUALITY OF THE PRODUCT TO BE IMPORTED

2017-01-16T16:10:56+00:00 January 16th, 2017|

Among the most obvious and likely issues when it comes to doing business with a factory in China, we can find the presence of the sub-suppliers. Huge conglomerates can take your design or sketch and split production among thousands of factories, collect the goods and send them to clients in less time than it would take if they manufactured the product completely. It can be difficult to control the quality of the parts not managed by your provider directly. In addition to this, some providers are reluctant to reveal details about their subcontractors, which makes even more difficult, or impossible, that you inspect the parts and materials of the sub-suppliers. […]

3 Reasons to Leave a Chinese Supplier

2016-12-15T11:48:50+00:00 December 15th, 2016|

Once we start a business collaboration with a Chinese factory ,we must maintain a healthy, flexible and transparent relationship. Unless one of the following situations occurs.  […]

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