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5 Reasons Why Making Your Product Prototype in China Is A Good Choice

Are you looking to make your product prototype in China? If so, your decision might be the right one, but there are several factors that must be taken into consideration beforehand, such as cost and the amount of time needed to complete the project. Let’s take a look at 5 reasons why making your product prototype in China may be your best choice.

Advanced Technology

China has been increasingly investing in advanced technology, making it a go-to destination for product prototyping. With state-of-the-art facilities and experienced engineers, China can create high-quality prototypes quickly and efficiently. If you need to make changes to your prototype, all you have to do is send the design files over the internet and let them know what changes you want made. Advanced technology means that more complex products like robotic arms or 3D printers are readily available as well.

They also have a huge variety of materials including metals, plastics, ceramics, textiles and wood, which means you can be experimental in the process.  For example, if you wanted a metal tumbler but one was not readily available on Alibaba’s website, they could use stainless steel sheets to create one for you.

Prototyping speed

There are a few reasons for this. The vast majority of Chinese manufacturers are extremely efficient and organized. They can usually turn around a prototype much faster than their Western counterparts.

Second, the cost of labor is much lower in China, so the cost of making last minute change will be lower and more feasible as well. Chinese manufacturers are often more flexible and willing to make changes to the prototype than Western manufacturers.

There is also a wide range of manufacturing capabilities in China, so you’re likely to find a supplier that can meet your specific needs. Meanwhile, many Chinese manufacturers have experience working with Western companies, so they’re accustomed to meeting Western standards.

Cost Saving

When it comes to cost savings, making your product prototype in China is a no-brainer. Chinese manufacturers are able to produce high-quality prototypes at a fraction of the cost of their Western counterparts. As we mentioned above, the low cost of labor in China means that you can get your prototype made for a fraction of what it would cost to have it made in the West.

The low cost of labor also means that there’s no need to worry about sourcing locally and incurring additional expenses by having everything shipped over. Plus, if you’re working with a larger company and require different types of prototyping services like 3D printing or metal casting, as they likely already have all these materials on hand, that can also save you even more!

International and Industrial Experience

If you’re looking for an experienced and reliable manufacturing partner to help bring your product to life, China is a great option. You’ll benefit from China’s vast pool of international and industrial experience, as the country is home to some of the world’s most advanced manufacturing facilities and technologies. The vast majority of Chinese manufacturers are ISO 9001 certified, so you can be confident in their quality control processes.

You’ll also find that China has factories that specialize in producing various components for both domestic and export markets, which will allow you to save on costs by using only one factory. Even if your company is small or medium-sized, it will have no problem finding a manufacturer with the capacity to produce your order.

Most factories have relationships with overseas buyers who they work with regularly; this means they can give you priority service even if they are busy with other clients at the time. In fact, many factories have English speaking staff members who will work closely with you throughout production process.

Faster Delivery

For many startups and small businesses, the biggest advantage of working with a Chinese manufacturer is not only the speed at which they can get product prototype made, but also delivered. This can ensure more flexibility in reviewing and making more spontaenous changes.

Many Chinese manufacturers use logistics and shipping companies to ensure quick deliveries, with a wide selection of ports or even airports to ship, wherever your prototype is made. Their logistical networks are very expansive and spreads all around the world, so no matter you are located, your prototype can always manage to arrive in time!

All of these aforementioned factors make China an attractive option for entrepreneurs who are looking to create a new product prototype. If you want your company to take off, and you’re considering which country would be the best fit for your new project, it’s worth investing some time into learning more about China’s cost-effective benefits. All it takes is a reliable and experienced manufacturing company, such as Shield Works. We have over 17 years of experience of prototyping and international team that ensures smooth communication. Reach out to us if you’d like to know more!