Makers will spur client interest through playful motifs and value-boosting accessories.
Export-ready suppliers from the Greater China region are set to meet international buyers at the fall edition of China Sourcing Fair: Baby & Children's Products. Hundreds of booths will showcase the latest toys, furniture, clothing, fashion accessories, and travel and care products on Oct. 20 to 23 at the AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong.
Wooden music boxes, puzzles, miniature cars, tops and pull-alongs will be presented. Plush toy suppliers are going to launch collections of teddy bears, dogs and orangutans with extra-large heads, dressed-up baby creatures, and finger puppets.
The selection of battery-operated play objects will be extensive, including dancing puppets, interactive dolls, RC vehicles and electronic keyboards.
Inflatable toy companies will offer animal-shaped lounges, beach balls, swim rings, cartoon character-printed bop bags, family pools and floaters. Activity tents shaped as tepees, castles and pirate ships will be pitched as well.
High-quality garments for infants, children and adolescents are expected to draw visitors' attention. Rompers, bibs and sleep suits will be arranged close to pajamas and socks for toddlers. The casual apparel range will consist of shirts, jackets and pants for boys, and skirts, blouses and dresses for girls.
Special furniture such as baby chairs, Moses baskets, safety gates, wardrobes, baby cribs and playpens in myriad designs will be packaged with diverse accessories. Examples are easy-to-fold travel sets, canopies and mosquito nets. Other bedding supplies will be at hand, including embroidered sheets, printed coverlets, cotton blankets, polyester-filled quilts and sleeping bags.
The China Sourcing Fair: Baby & Children's Products is colocated with the China Sourcing Fair: Home Products, China Sourcing Fair: Gifts & Premiums, and India Sourcing Fair: Home Products.
CKC International Co. Ltd
Dongguan City Shima Toys Co. Ltd
Heggs International Pte Ltd
High Hope Intl Group Jiangsu Native Produce Imp. & Exp. Co. Ltd
Hoping Toy Works Co. Ltd Yangzhou
Huzhou Intl Co-operating Imp. & Exp. Co. Ltd
New Century Holding Group Co. Ltd
Ningbo Beibeile Baby Products Co. Ltd
Plastmetic (Hong Kong) Mfy Ltd
Ruenn Ta Enterprise Co. Ltd
CKC designed its selection with help from partners in South Korea, Japan and France. Models have obtained SGS and EN certification. Baby seats, bathtubs and walkers, and children chairs are among the products offered.
Established in 2007, the supplier counts Asia and Western Europe as its main export markets. Yield is about 90 percent export-oriented and yearly revenue reaches $600,000.
Dongguan City Shima manufactures plush and soft toys, and baby activity mats, pillows, shoes, and sleeping bags. More than 90 percent of output is exported to Europe, North and South America, Asia and Oceania.
The ISO 9001:2000-certified company has a factory covering 5,000sqm located in China toy production capital, Guangdong province. Supported by 250 workers, including an R&D team and 10 engineers, monthly capacity reaches 6.9 million pieces. Vivarte is one of the supplier's major customers.
Heggs has more than 10 years of experience providing rubber and foam items such as baby bath accessories and toys, and water sports accessories. These are marketed under the in-house Heggs brand. Almost 95 percent of turnout is exported.
The 5,000sqm factory, equipped with 10 production lines, enables the supplier to have a monthly capacity of 500,000 pieces. R&D members and engineers also help take on custom orders.
High Hope has been supplying children cushions, toys and blankets to international wholesalers and retailers since 1973. The company has two factories with more than 600 workers and an R&D department supported by 10 designers. The monthly turnout is 50,000 pieces. OEM orders are accepted and samples are provided in one week. Large-quantity orders are completed in 35 days.
The manufacturer exports to Europe, North America, Asia and Australia. Disney and Coop are among the major clients.
Hoping specializes in plush toys, exporting to clients in the US, the Czech Republic, Australia and Russia. The products are manufactured in a 10,000sqm factory with an annual output of 3 million pieces. The company offers a selection of more than 15,000 toys that meet EN 71 and ASTM standards.
Six designers are employed to take on custom projects, providing samples within three to seven days. The company accepts orders starting at 500 pieces.
Using 500 high-speed flat sewing machines and AutoCAD for design, Huzhou Intl annual production capacity reaches 2 million pieces. Output is generally exported to the US, Europe and Japan, with the last absorbing 80 percent of shipments.
Huzhou Intl selection includes children T-shirts, jackets, jeans, knitwear, pants, shorts, vests, and girls?dresses and skirts. The company provides OEM services and caters to major clients such as Voyager, Bebe, O'Kiss, Blue Dog and Skipland.
New Century offers azo- and SVHC-free products with EN 71 and CE approval. The selection includes beach play tents and tunnels, pop-up hampers, storage bins and microfiber cleaning cloths. These are mainly exported to Europe, North and South America, Asia and Australia. Among the company's major customers are Disney and Target.
Founded in 1997, the supplier carries out operations in a 15,000sqm factory in Taizhou, Zhejiang province. Supported by a 150-strong workforce, New Century turns out 100,000 pieces monthly.
Ningbo Beibeile manufactures and exports baby and children products, including high chairs, booster seats, bathtubs and potty trainers, with the first category as the company best-seller.
The IS0 9001:200 supplier has a team of 10 designers to help with custom orders. Ningbo Beibeile exports to Europe, North and South America, and the Middle East. More than $5 million in sales is generated every year.
Plastmetic has been making baby and child care products since 1977. The roster includes activity mats, bathtubs, bedding sets and bibs.
The company offers models under the in-house Sofee-Home and Karibu brands. It exports to Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North and South America, and the Asia-Pacific region. Plastmetic carries out production in a 15,000sqm factory and delivers orders within 24 days.
Ruenn Ta, founded in 1974, manufactures a range of baby items that includes pacifiers, milk containers, feeding bottles and training cups. It boasts a monthly output of 2.8 million baby bottle nipples. Production is mainly exported to the US, Africa and the Middle East.
To ensure safety, Ruenn Ta uses BPA- and EDC-free PES for baby bottles. OEM orders are accepted although items under the in-house Music brand are also offered.
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