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You must curious how to make these tiny little stainless steel drinking straw? In order to cut off the cost and make a big production quantity in a short time, factory use to use machine. So here is the video to show how is this machine working.

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China, Lumi Blog, Relationship, Success, Supplier -

Finally, you’ve received your goods from China. Apart from a few defective units, everything is just fine. Congratulations, you’ve made it. You’ve achieved something most small businesses will never do – establishing a successful relationship with a Chinese supplier. It can be a game changer for your business. With the right Chinese supplier, you might be able to bring in handsome profits for years to come. It might even give you the upper hand on the market. Now that’s certainly something that shouldn’t go to waste. Let’s look into how you can maintain your supplier relationship – beyond your first...

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China, Factory Designed Product, Lumi Blog, Quality Assurance -

Go to any major supplier directory and you’ll find hundreds of millions of, what we call, factory designed products – or simply ‘factory products’. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Select a product, pay up and sit back waiting for a call from your freight forwarder. Yet, a quick Google search reveals an almost endless number of stories, told by importers, receiving items that didn’t really match the description. In this article, we explain what a factory product really is, and why quality assurance is just as important as ever, when buying such items. What is a factory designed product? The products...

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China, Lumi Blog, Product Development -

Developing a new product is always a challenge, but much more so when samples and prototypes are manufactured on the other side of the planet. This is one, of many reasons, why the product development process is a true minefield, riddled with potential disasters, and the top time killer for small businesses, outsourcing production to China, and other Asian countries. In this article, we explain how Chinese manufacturers operate, and how this has a direct impact on how the product development process must be managed. We also explain why you should never rely on your OEM manufacturer to manage the...

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Buyer Reference, China, Factory, Lumi Blog, Supplier -

Buyer references are taken for granted in many countries. I mean, how else do you know that you can trust a potential supplier. And after all, they should work to sell themselves to you, not the other way around. Well, that’s how things should be. However, there’s a gap between how things should be, and the reality of a Chinese supplier. In this article, we explain why many Chinese suppliers aren’t overly keen on sharing information about their existing buyers, and why you are part of the problem. We also explain why testimonials aren’t that relevant to begin with, in...

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