Among the barriers companies face when doing business in China are import tariffs and quotas. To which the ignorance of the many opportunities presented by the Asian giant is added. So, what is China’s potential and what are the best techniques to overco...
Top barriers to doing business in China today
At IBMH we continue to expand our models, in this case legs for furniture and sofas. So that you can incorporate them into your catalog with total guarantee and thus satisfy the demands of end customers. Below, we detail what are the features and advantages th...
The legs for furniture and sofas are our new featured product
Divergent, creative and innovative thinking is one of the qualities most valued today by management teams. That is why many companies use strategies such as the technique of the six hats that both favor the resolution of obstacles and help so much decision-mak...
What is the technique of the six hats and how to apply it to hardware businesses
Although rational matters prevail in consumer decision-making, there is also an emotional part that companies cannot overlook. In fact, it has always been said that whoever does not excite, does not sell. Now, influence is not the same as persuasion and has not...
Difference between influence, persuasion, and manipulation in business

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Featured product: PVC tambour doors

2019-01-21T12:17:43+00:00 July 9th, 2018|

Today we want to talk to you about a hardware item that is trending in the latest kitchens: tambour doors. A product that has become the best solution to organize the available space. A useful method that is easy to incorporate into the room’s design, attractive and economical. This hardware, also known as roll up cabinet doors, is one that is already being used by the vast majority of kitchen manufacturers. […]

The best tool for furniture hardware importers: Procurement Management Platform (PMP)

2019-05-31T12:41:05+00:00 July 6th, 2018|

  We want to show you our Procurement Management Platform (PMP), the best tool for furniture hardware importers in our industry. PMP is an exclusive tool for clients of IBMH, they already work with it,  importers of Chinese furniture hardware. Our platform/personal assistant allows you 24/7 tracking of everything IBMH manages for your business. Control, supervise and manage your furniture and construction hardware imports from China in real time, as if you were there. With IBMH PMP, you will have an exclusive personal assistant to consult and access at any time, from anywhere: track your imports in real time, from order placement to the arrival of your products at the country of destination. Why PMP  is the best tool for furniture hardware importers: • Provides absolute control over the products that are managed through complete technical sheets created on the platform. • Collects all necessary information in technical sheets for requested sourcing products, preventing [...]

Chinese sayings that will help you in your hardware business

2019-01-21T12:50:57+00:00 July 6th, 2018|

Our decision to reside in China is also related to its culture and philosophy. At IBMH, we speak Chinese, we understand their way of working and expressing themselves, and we know how to communicate here. This makes us unique in the market. Because of all this, today we’d like to share with you 5 Chinese sayings that will help you in your hardware business. We believe that to be leaders in the furniture and construction hardware and accessories industry, it’s necessary to think on these concepts… […]

The importance of stopping to improve your furniture hardware business

2019-01-21T12:52:57+00:00 July 5th, 2018|

In any business, it’s necessary to stop, pause, think, and take some time to analyze things. It’s hard to do, since daily activities bring inertia, but the importance of stopping to improve your furniture hardware business is that it will allow you to be more profitable, efficient and active. And let’s not kid ourselves, that’s what we all want for our teams. Who said that stopping is contradictory to advancing? Let’s take a look… […]

The exclusive app for IBMH clients: PMP App

2019-10-17T12:57:06+00:00 June 26th, 2018|

No one can deny that smartphones have changed our lives, and especially business. Having the ability to get complete access to the Internet anywhere and any time of day has allowed us to make the most of time that used to have zero productivity. But at IBMH, we have an obsession: “increase the efficiency of all our clients.” And that’s why we’ve created an exclusive app for IBMH clients: the PMP App. […]

Featured product: Kit of 4 hinges for corner kitchen cabinets

2018-07-19T07:37:49+00:00 June 26th, 2018|

Corners can be a difficult problem to solve, since without the right cabinet, the space will be wasted. Today, we’d like to present to you a kit of 4 hinges for corner kitchen cabinets that will provide perfect access to the inside as well as an elegant and silent soft-close. The combination in this kit of 4 hinges for corner kitchen cabinets is a highly intelligent one, because it maximizes functionality at the lowest cost without sacrificing quality for the customer. What you’ll find in the kit Two 165-degree opening hinges and 2 special BIFOLD hinges. The total of 4 hinges comprise 1 kit; in other words, 2 of each type with bases included. What type of hinges are in the kit of 4 hinges for corner kitchen cabinets? All of them, except for the lack of hydraulic piston in the second one, are: • Concealed hinges with clip [...]

If you come to meet IBMH in Guangzhou, you should know that…

2019-08-30T08:59:34+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|

Guangzhou is a city that’s full of opportunities. And if what you want is to import furniture and construction hardware from China, you should meet IBMH in Guangzhou. You’ll be surprised by our high-quality service with profits from the very beginning. Located in the south of China, the city is one of the main drivers of economy and industry in the country. Its proximity and perfect location relative to hardware factories is a great business opportunity. IBMH is made up of a great, multicultural team that lives and works in China. This allows us to be familiar with both cultural and business protocols, meaning we can help you in your dealings with hardware manufacturers. If you’re thinking of coming to meet IBMH in Guangzhou, this survival guide will help you enjoy your trip even more. First steps in your trip to meet IBMH in Guangzhou • Your journey to China will [...]

Lifesize, quality and innovation in videoconferences with IBMH

2019-04-29T22:05:07+00:00 June 21st, 2018|

Thanks to technology, distance has ceased to be a problem in business. Physical barriers are no longer an obstacle for companies that, on a global stage, collaborate with corporations from diverse places in the world. Our daily work is full of conversations with international clients, and it is essential to have excellent communication. That’s why, starting from today, videoconferences with IBMH will be different. Introducing our latest acquisition: Lifesize. […]

Featured Product: Entry door installation Kit

2018-07-12T17:03:21+00:00 June 10th, 2018|

Undoubtedly, during the last few years, the DIY (do it yourself) has been imposed around the world as a healthy and fun lifestyle that allows you to personalize homes, and not just as a way to save money, as it could be seen more years ago. These “handyman” both men and women (increasingly numerous) acquire these products in large stores or areas in order to remodel their houses, fix some details or change some hardware or accessory that has stopped working. […]

The best service and customer support in the furniture hardware industry: new Incorporation!

2018-07-17T12:00:22+00:00 June 9th, 2018|

Today we would like to introduce you to our new member in the commercial department: Fannie Lai. Fannie has just joined the commercial department, however, has been working at IBMH since February 2017, when she started her career in our company, in the purchasing department. We are happy for her evolution and appreciate her effort and professional growth. Congratulations Fannie! […]

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