Many of the models on display will boast CPSIA certification to ensure safe use by children.
Novelty desktop gifts, decorative keychains and various metal crafts lead product exhibits at the China Sourcing Fair: Gifts & Premiums in Hong Kong. The semiannual event will run from Oct. 20 to 23 at the AsiaWorld-Expo.
Metallic, leather and plastic keychains will be in animal, bottle opener, constellation, glass, sports and alphabet motifs. China suppliers will likewise showcase matching versions with love symbols suitable for couples. Also included in the selection are multifunction models that have integrated watches, flashlights and pocket tools.
Desktop gifts in novelty themes and contours will be presented. Some of the choices will be leather mobile phone holders resembling executive office chairs, business card holders with an aluminum figurine base, penholders in unconventional shapes, and stainless steel clocks.
Exhibitors will highlight their latest collections of holiday decorations together with the previous season best-sellers. Yuletide ornaments, including hanging adornments, fabric dolls, ceramic statuettes, ribbons, garlands, wreaths and Christmas trees, are expected to provide a festive mood during the show. The line also contains pieces in heart and pumpkin motifs made of canvas for Valentine Day and Halloween.
Embossed tin signs, word-shaped and message-bearing plaques, and handheld lanterns are among the metal crafts choices to be presented.
Meanwhile, the wooden crafts section will boast lighthouse-inspired models, signs, plaques, CD and candle holders, photo frames, and miniature drawers and cabinets. Bookends will come in garden, animal, children, vehicle, house and alphabet themes.
Visitors will also see nontraditional promotional items, including paper-printed MDF wall clocks, travel game sets in aluminum boxes, and visually appealing fabric and paper models such as gift boxes and photo albums.
Apart from exhibiting the latest designs from China gifts and premiums suppliers, industry experts will share their knowledge at the Conference Program and offer consultation services at Ask the Experts.
The trade fair is collocated with the China Sourcing Fair: Home Products, China Sourcing Fair: Baby & Children Products and India Sourcing Fair: Home Products.
Bestpak Gifts & Crafts Co. Ltd
Chung Jen Emblem Co. Ltd
Cosimex (HK) Ltd
Dongguan City Yiguan Can (Mfy) Co. Ltd
Dongguan Hechuang Lanyard Co. Ltd
Dongguan Hengjia Metal Co. Ltd
Dongguan Xin Lian Tai Metal Products Co. Ltd
Duke International Cards & Games Co. Ltd
East & West Technology Co. Ltd
Fujian Henghui Plastic & Rubber Co. Ltd
Equipped with weaving looms, dyeing lines and machines for braiding, cord twisting, die-cutting, sewing and silk-screening, Bestpak boasts in-house manufacturing and OEM capability.
The company provides biodegradable plastic and canvas shopping bags, decorations, elastic bands and yarns, garment boxes, and gift ribbons and bows. It makes almost $9 million in annual sales and exports nearly 80 percent of output to Europe, North America and Australia.
Taiwan-based Chung Jen has been manufacturing iron and copper badges since 1987. Now, it specializes in zinc-alloy products such as badges, medals, keychains, carabiners, hardware parts, metal plaques, belt buckles, necklaces, mobile phone straps and souvenir coins. Major markets are Europe, North America and Asia, with Disney and Coca-Cola among the key clients.
The supplier continues to develop new designs and currently holds three patents in both Taiwan and mainland China. Chung Jen factory is in the mainland province of Fujian.
Cosimex started manufacturing stationery as a small business in 1975. It now operates a 50,000sqm factory with more than 2,000 workers and can turn out roughly 3 million items monthly. The selection includes digital photo frames, business card cases, clip boards, desktop calculators, file holders and paper punchers. Production is about 80 percent export-oriented.
Hong Kong-based Cosimex offers models under the Wex brand.
Dongguan City Yiguan specializes in tin plate products, including ashtrays, bread boxes, buckets, cigarette and pencil cases, and coaster. OEM services are offered and finishing options such as offset color printing, sand dull silver, cracked grain texture, wrinkled, pearl and embossing are provided. Coca-Cola, Nestle and Lipton are major clients.
The ISO 9001:2000-certified supplier operates a 5,000sqm factory and has a 1000-strong workforce. It can turn out almost 4 million items monthly.
Dongguan Hechuang has been offering lanyards, shoelaces, dog leashes, mobile phone straps, fabric belts and woven labels since 1998. OEM services are provided and orders of 5,000 pieces can be completed within seven or eight days.
The supplier invests 15 percent of annual profit in R&D and updates its selection with three new models every month. Key markets include Europe, North America, Asia and Australasia.
Dongguan Hengjia provides a selection of gift tins and packaging for candies, cookies, chocolates and toys. It also offers stainless steel trays, pencil cases, money boxes, drums, barrels and aerosol cans. More than 200 models are available and OEM orders are also accepted.
In-house manufacturing is carried out in an 8,000sqm factory equipped with 20 production lines and manned by 300 workers. Dongguan Hengjia leading clients include Disney, Wal-Mart, Target and Marks & Spencer.
Dongguan Xin Lian Tai has been supplying clients such as Starbucks, Nici, Wal-Mart, Sigikid and Cardinal for 14 years. It manufactures gift tins and packaging in various shapes and sizes. The R&D team releases two new items every month to update the line. OEM orders are also accepted and samples can be completed in 20 days.
ISO 9001:2000-certified Dongguan Xin Lian Tai sources tin plates from Japan, Korea and Taiwan. An in-house team with more than 10 members performs QC.
Duke is a major supplier of playing cards and game sets. Chess, casino game and poker sets, dominos, and board games are among the products offered. Europe, North America and Asia are the main markets.
The company, established in 1979, accepts custom orders with a minimum of 500 sets and delivery of 20 days. More than $60 million is generated in annual sales.
East & West is a maker of computer accessories, including USB flash drives, USB3.0 solutions, DVB-T, TV solutions and wireless networking products. Established in 2004, the company exports output to Europe, the US, the Middle East, the Americas and Southeast Asia. Models bear cUL, CSA, TÜV, VDE, UL, FCC and CE certification, and meet RoHS requirements.
The supplier can release up to three new items monthly. OEM and ODM samples are ready within 15 days. Various production processes are carried out in a 7,000sqm factory under ISO 9001:2000 guidelines.
Fujian Henghui makes advertising products and premiums such as vinyl banners, PE and PP nonwoven bags, bracelets and caps. The supplier releases three new items every year and holds more than 10 patents. The main export markets include North America, Europe, Australia and Asia.
The company has a 5,000sqm factory and roughly 50 sets of manufacturing machines. Fujian Henghui can turn out 4.5 million pairs of inflatable advertising sticks, 1.5 million roller banners and 15 million plastic bags every month.
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