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If you're developing and manufacturing a new product this table will show you your options and some of their key pros and cons. Should you wish to work with our team to help you develop and produce your products in … Continue reading

We have seen so many obviously dangerous decisions and communications recently, on the topic of buying face masks from China, that we thought it might be helpful to show a few ‘examples of what to avoid’.

Common Design For Manufacture Improvements On Plastic Injection Molded Parts

How do you ensure your design is mature, and you are ready to order the fabrication of the mold for your new injection molded plastic part? One way is to carry out a Design for Manufacture (DFM) analysis. This way, … Continue reading

effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus on today’s importers with a Chinese supply chain

As the COVID-19 coronavirus continues its spread around the world, importers who rely on Chinese factories or suppliers feel nervous about the effects on their businesses. To help make things clearer and provide some actionable advice on how to reduce … Continue reading

Surgical Mask Inspections_ Our QC Checklist [Free Download]

These days, many companies are buying surgical masks due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak without knowing much about that type of product. Are you in that situation? If so, here is a generic quality control checklist that we use for … Continue reading

How To Check If Your China Factory Is Ready and Has Capacity

Importers are being severely hit by the Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia epidemic in China: Many factory workers (operators, inspectors, engineers…) are locked down in Hubei province Perhaps a higher number of factory workers are remaining in their home towns, hesitant to … Continue reading

At Sofeast, we have been going to Chinese factories on behalf of our clients since 2006. We have never had to face a situation of rapidly spreading disease, entire cities locked down, and all factories adopting stringent security measures. We … Continue reading

Coronavirus FAQs & Package Safety Information For Importers

In this article, we’ll give you some information about what the risks of receiving packages from China could be by providing answers to some coronavirus FAQs…

Coronavirus_ Options for Identifying & Vetting New Chinese Suppliers in Early 2020

In light of the Wuhan Coronavirus outbreak, are you concerned about how you’re going to be able to get your products made in China in 2020? In several provinces, factories are authorized to open only today — at the earliest. … Continue reading

How To Drive Your Chinese Suppliers To Improve Reliability

Choosing Chinese suppliers to manufacture your goods is often a cost-driven choice that makes a lot of sense, and one importers make even after taking into account the worrying tales about China scams waiting to trip up the unwary. While … Continue reading