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Stainless steel garment hooks mainstay

Makers are adopting the alloy for its surface finish and slower deterioration.

 

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  • Use of stainless steel: The material is a popular choice because it is naturally glossy, durable, and resistant to rust, corrosion and discoloration. These properties eliminate the need for a protective overlay.
  • Monitoring heavy-metal content: Many plants are opting for nickel-free plating, although this pushes up costs. In addition, makers have their releases tested by SGS or other third-party organizations to ensure that lead and cadmium levels are within acceptable quantities.
  • Focus on domestic market: Garment hook manufacturers in China cater primarily to apparel factories in the country. They also supply the fasteners to trading companies. Businesses exporting products directly often allot less than 10 percent of output to overseas clients, with the US and Europe as the main destinations.
  • Price & sales forecasts: Because the line is not significantly affected by changes in material outlay, quotes will remain unchanged in the months ahead. Most suppliers expect annual revenue to be the same as the year before.
 
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All price quotes in this report are in US dollars unless otherwise specified. FOB prices were provided by the companies interviewed only as reference prices at the time of interview and may have changed.

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