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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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! […]

Techniques to maintain the motivation of the team in your furniture hardware business

2019-04-01T12:41:33+00:00 June 8th, 2018|

Deadlines, last minute problems, requirements of hardware suppliers and customers… During the day it is not easy to maintain the motivation of the team in your furniture hardware business, right? We know that with so much stress, it is easy for us to forget what is most valuable in our company: the workers. […]

Do furniture hardware professionals choose Interzum or Canton Fair?

2018-08-02T12:24:57+00:00 May 26th, 2018|

There are many fairs throughout the year in which we can meet, appreciate the novelties or close interesting deals. But there are two fairs that we cannot forget. If you are a professional in the hardware industry, do you choose Interzum or Canton Fair? What is your favorite? For us, both of them provide interesting knowledge in the sector. But from our point of view, the service we provide to all of our China importing customers, encompasses everything that is intended to be achieved at these fairs, and more. Much more. We are referring to: • 24 years of industry knowledge and trends in the international market. • Extends experience in Chinese territory (which exceeds language and cultural difficulties). • High negotiating capacity. • Own technology, specially created to coordinate and optimize orders. • An exhaustive quality control that ensures the delivery of the material exactly as requested. On very [...]

Deciding to go global in the furniture and construction hardware industry

2019-04-03T18:48:26+00:00 May 25th, 2018|

If you’re among the fortunate who have taken the step to go global in the furniture and construction hardware industry, that means you’re doing very well and your business is stable and profitable. Congratulations, it’s never an easy journey. At IBMH, the leading company in hardware and accessories for the furniture and construction industry in China, we have helped many companies all over the world improve their results even more by going global. To go global: when is the right time for my company? If you aren’t sure if the decision to go global in the furniture and construction hardware industry is the best choice, review these points: You need to have a directive team that understands and shares the strategic need to go global. As we’ve said on several occasions, at IBMH, we believe in teamwork. No one gets far by themselves. Do a SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities [...]

Does a furniture hardware importer in China need a VPN?

2019-04-03T18:59:45+00:00 May 24th, 2018|

Talking about VPNs in China is a somewhat delicate subject, but also an essential one when you come to visit us. We live and work in China, and we know that it’s helpful for us to share our experience with our clients. In fact, this trait makes us unique. Because being leaders in the construction and furniture hardware market isn’t enough for us. We want to be a trusted company that supports our clients in every aspect. That’s why today we’ll explain; does a furniture hardware importer in China need a VPN? What is a VPN? We’ve all heard of them, and many of you may have even used them in your company, but it’s always good to refresh your memory on some concepts. VPN stands for “Virtual Private Network”. In simple terms, they are apps that ensure the privacy of all the information you manage online. In fact, there [...]

The best Sourcing service for our clients in the furniture hardware industry: new team members!

2018-05-13T10:00:10+00:00 May 13th, 2018|

Today, we’d like to introduce JANE HUANGand MANDY LI, our two new Sourcing Officers who have arrived with all the energy and motivation to give it their best. At IBMH Guangzhou, we are very happy to have them with us. Without a doubt, they will contribute to providing the best Sourcing service for our clients in the furniture hardware industry. For us, the added value which undoubtedly sets us apart is our team. A multidisciplinary team of professionals capable of improving any project they get their hands on. That’s why we want you to get to know a bit about these two great professionals who have joined IBMH. A bit about Jane Huang and Mandy Li… Mandy graduated in 2009 from the Guangdong University of Finance majoring in Commerce English. On the other hand, Jane graduated in 2014 from Business College Guangdong University of Technology with a master’s in Business English. [...]

Featured product: Gola profile system

2018-05-12T09:33:08+00:00 May 12th, 2018|

Kitchens that are more convenient, more beautiful, practical and apparently simple but with elaborate solutions hidden inside: corner cabinets with rotating shelves, telescoping power outlets, LED lights… In general, these are the biggest trends in kitchen design. And if we’re talking about simplicity, the GOLA profile system is the mysterious star product. Why mysterious? Because it allows cabinet doors or drawers to be opened without handles or knobs. They are hidden but easily-accessible profile pulls. Right now, this type of pull is one of the most-used by kitchen cabinet manufacturers. The minimalist style never goes out of fashion, and it’s even a growing trendthese days. This style is defined by its clean, simple aesthetic with straight lines and, most of all, the feeling of openness and spaciousness it creates. The GOLA profile system is a must-have in any minimalist or contemporary kitchen. Features of the Gola profile system • This [...]

Do you think your furniture hardware business needs a leader or a boss?

2018-05-11T19:35:09+00:00 May 11th, 2018|

At IBMH, we’re aware of how important it is to work as a team. It’s just as important to do it among ourselves as it is with our clients, because the results have the potential to be much better. But we mustn’t forget that there is no team without organization, and for that, you need to ask yourself whether your furniture hardware business needs a leader or a boss. We’ll sort out the differences between the two so that you can assess the implementation of one or the other… or both! Teamwork: leader or boss If you’re not sure if your furniture hardware business needs a leader or a boss, you should know that both are fundamental for the development of a good team. • The boss organizes, coordinates and ensures a good pace for the work. They monitor the activity of each member of their team, helping them with [...]

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