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China Manufacturing – FAQ

By Jesus David Cano Romano
January 17, 2017
China Manufacturing FAQ


China has seen the biggest economic growth in recent years thanks largely to the growing outsourcing sector and the related services provided by the country. It has been a leading provider of manufacturing services to the world for many decades. Many European and American firms have taken advantage of the skilled labor, cheap raw materials, technological innovation, and business-friendly laws of China.

The affordability-driven and quality-centric approach of manufacturing firms in China have enabled many businesses mitigate risk and increase their profits. There has been a rise in sourcing companies to tap into this field and help overseas firms do business or outsource product development to the country.

The answers to some of the frequently asked questions listed here elucidate broader points of outsourcing manufacturing services to China.

Q. How Chinese companies can help overseas companies in the overall manufacturing process?

A. They can help any business in setting up their offices, finding vendors and manufacturers, and also get inspection services. Whether you are in the market with a new product idea or want to manufacture a tried and tested product, Chinese manufacturing companies can do it for you.

Q.  Are they Cost-effective?

A. The biggest advantage of availing the Chinese manufacturing solutions is the low manufacturing cost. With raw material and skilled labor available at affordable prices the cost comes down automatically. The manufacturing process is also streamlined really well to save time and effort in production. All of this helps a business save time and money when they outsource manufacturing to China.

Q.  Can they help in Prototyping?

A. Another benefit of China Manufacturing solutions is that these companies also help with prototyping which is vigorously tested in a real-time environment. This way any internal malfunctions or design flaws are eliminated in the first stage itself mitigating risk. Consequently, there are fewer chances of product defects after mass production.

Q. Do businesses need a physical presence?

A. Sourcing companies can help you run your business in China without your physical presence. These companies have their tie-ups with many suppliers and manufacturers for you to choose from. You can also have your own supplier and ask the manufacturer to coordinate with them.

Do they offer quality control services?

A. Many Chinese manufacturing companies also provide audits and inspection services. They can send you detailed reports with images and data of your product before it is shipped. Many companies would be willing to give you a great deal on their auditing and inspection services. You can also get recommendations for logistics partners from them.