Today, we want to talk about two qualities that directly impact Business Productivity. At IBMH we constantly work to promote among our team: Proactivity and Ownership. But how exactly do you define these two qualities? A proactive person doesn’t need someon...
IBMH BUSINESS TIP: Proactivity and Ownership
Do you know how important the guest-host relationship in the hardware industry in China is? A few days ago, we shared a few recommendations on how you should act if a Chinese business partner invites you to their country in order to do business or close a dea...
The guest-host relationship in the hardware industry in China (Part II)
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 starting...
Do you need to go to the Canton Fair for importers of Chinese furniture hardware?

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Featured product: Import adjustable folding table legs from China

2017-10-18T11:00:59+00:00 October 18th, 2017|

Importing quality height adjustable folding table legs with IBMH is easy. The table hardware that we recommend for import from China is generally of higher quality than the furniture hardware that other importers of this type of product usually recommend. The products that IBMH purchases from manufacturers in China on behalf of its customers have upgraded technical features, which means that they are more stable and durable. Why import adjustable folding table legs Because smaller and smaller homes are being built, we need to be more resourceful in finding new ways to save space. The reality is that today's construction systems build homes that have smaller rooms, which means that we tend to have space problems. For this reason, tables that can be folded easily and stored when not in use are clearly valuable for freeing up space and giving a home more usable space. Height adjustable folding table legs [...]

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. […]

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