Home furnishings in contemporary styles are among the anticipated attractions at the China Sourcing Fair: Home Products in Hong Kong.
New home decorations, outdoor accessories, and kitchen and tableware will be at the forefront of this year's fall edition of the China Sourcing Fair: Home Products. Scheduled on Oct. 20 to 23 at the AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong, the four-day event will feature more than 3,500 exhibitors from the Greater China region.
Glass home furnishings are expected to be among the major highlights at the fair. Vases, candle holders and lamps in intricate forms are anticipated to catch buyers' interest.
For outdoor leisure activities, visitors can check out a wide range of furniture and other accessories optimized for this application.
Included in the selection are rattan sofa sets, patio umbrellas and lounge chairs upholstered in Textilene. Hanging and free-standing hammocks that can accommodate two persons will be presented as well.
Exhibitors will also showcase wine and picnic backpacks with insulated compartments for keeping contents warm or cold for longer periods. Cooler bags with detachable lunch boxes will likewise be available for inspection.
Filling the shelves in the glassware category are various beer mugs, decanters, liquor bottles and stemware in classy designs that are suitable for hotels, bars and restaurants.
Melamineware suppliers are set to display a collection of kitchen and tableware, including bowls, cups, trays, utensils, coasters, trivets and cutting boards in an assortment of colors, shapes and printed patterns. Decorative plates in animal and holiday themes will be put on view as well.
Silicone models are foreseen to dominate new bakeware releases as these are lightweight and flexible, and boast natural nonstick properties. Cake and ice molds, gloves, brushes, scrapers and lids will banner this year's collection.
Under the health and fitness segment, a range of steppers and strength training equipment will be available for trial. Colorful models specifically designed for children, including compact treadmills, and basketball and mini soccer goals, will be offered as well.
Besides checking out supplier booths, buyers can drop by the Product Galleries, obtain insights from industry professionals at the Conference Program and consult with import/export veterans at Ask the Experts.
The China Sourcing Fair: Home Products is colocated with the China Sourcing Fair: Baby & Children's Products, China Sourcing Fair: Gifts & Premiums and India Sourcing Fair: Home Products.
Anhui Light Industries International Co. Ltd
Anhui Technology Imp. & Exp. Co. Ltd
Best Reputation Industrial Ltd
Buyrite Intl Co. Ltd
China Artex Shanghai Ltd Corp.
Chine Lee Industrial Co. Ltd
Deli Industry & Trading Co. Ltd
Dikai Intl Enterprise Co. Ltd
Dongguan Hengchen Electronic Co. Ltd
E-Healthmanufacturer Co. Ltd
With more than 25 years of trading experience, ISO 9001:2000-certified Anhui Light has been named one of China's 200 Strongest Export Enterprises. Outbound shipments contribute up to 85 percent or about $180 million to annual revenue.
Kitchenware, lighting fixtures, camping cookware, oil lamps, kerosene heaters and furniture, candles and various electronic devices are some of the categories available. Products are exported to the US, Eastern Europe, Africa and Asia.
Established in 1985, Anhui Technology supplies electrical appliances, toys, textiles, machinery and industrial materials to buyers in the US and Europe.
The ISO 9001:2000-accredited company offers more than 30 new products annually courtesy of its 10-man design team, which can develop two or three models per month. It accepts OEM and ODM orders. Anhui Technology has offices in the US and South Africa.
Best Reputation is an OEM supplier of wood, bamboo and glass tableware. Items are dishwasher-safe, lead- and cadmium-free, and FDA-approved. Products are exported to North America, Asia and Western Europe.
The Hong Kong-based maker has a factory in the mainland China province of Fuzhou, and is supported by an R&D team with 10 years of industry experience. The group can create more than 100 designs monthly and finish samples within seven days.
Buyrite has been supplying disposable plastic sundries since 1997, catering to major retail stores such as Wal-Mart and Tesco. The selection covers cutlery, plates and cups, freezer storage, trash, sterilized, shopping and garment bags, aprons, cotton buds, and various cleaning products. Models are made of UK-sourced PP, PS and PE, and have been tested by SGS.
Located in Nanhai, Guangdong province, Buyrite's factory is 4,000sqm and has about 200 personnel. QC is done by a team of 20 while roughly nine workers are responsible for R&D.
Established in 2002, China Artex is a major exporter of polyfilm and bags, which are marketed under the in-house Longear and Lucky brands. The supplier's product lineup includes T-shirt, die-cut, loop-handle, laundry, duffle, produce, sandwich, zipper, wicket, microperforated bread, ice cube, draw tape, star-bottomed, C-fold, tie-handle, co-ex and recycled bags. Materials are sourced from Japan, the US and Canada.
The company has been an OEM provider for six years. It has a 4,500sqm factory with 400 personnel. QC is done in-house by 20 technicians, while a similar number of staff members work on R&D.
Chine Lee has been manufacturing thermoware products, including food containers, vacuum flasks, pasta machines and rice cookers, since 1971. Models carry a 2-year warranty and are CE- and FCC-certified. They are made of ABS and stainless steel sourced from Japan and Taiwan.
The company accepts OEM and ODM orders, while its R&D team turns out 30 new patented models yearly. Total annual sales range from $4 million to $4.9 million. The major export markets are North America, Asia and Western Europe.
ISO 9001-accredited Deli manufactures knives, kitchenware and BBQ appliances. The company runs a 10,000sqm factory along the Western Coast expressway in Yangjiang, Guangdong province.
Deli's plant is certified to ISO 9001:2000. It has facilities for cutting, straightening, heat treatment, polishing and packaging. Ho-rolling, wax-injection, punching, polishing, grinding and injection machines, and cold-rolling mills are some of the equipment found in the factory.
Among the products available from Dikai is the SupaMop, a household cleaning implemented patented in the US, Japan, mainland China and Taiwan. The company also offers buckets, dust and wet mops, home floor machines and portable car wash equipment. Models have been tested by SGS.
Dikai's factory in Taoyuan, Taiwan, covers an area of 4,500sqm and houses $4 million worth of manufacturing equipment, including 30 sets of plastic-injection machines. The plant has four assembly lines as well.
ISO 9000-, 9001- and 19011:2000-certified Dongguan Hengchen develops, manufactures and exports more than 70 models of kitchen, pocket, bathroom and electronic scales. A team of 20 designers keeps the catalog up-to-date with over 10 new products annually. OEM and ODM orders are accepted.
Fifty QC personnel ensure units meet CE and RoHS guidelines, while product inspections keep the return rate at 0.05 percent. Models are covered by a one-year warranty.
Established in 2002, E-healthmanufacturer is one of China's major suppliers of alkaline water ionizers for home and industrial use, generating up to $15 million in sales every year. The company also offers nanoenergy devices and massagers.
A team of eight R&D engineers releases up to five new models, all CE- and RoHS-compliant, every six months. The maker caters to buyers from about 50 countries in North America, the EU, Africa and Southeast Asia.
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