TITLE

Chinese manufacturer eyeing own back yard

AUTHOR(S)
Thomas, Larry
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;11/5/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the expansion of Chinese furniture manufacturers to various locations in China. More American manufacturers like Ethan Allen Interiors, Thomasville and Flexsteel are also opening stores in China. Markor, the second-largest furniture producer in China, has transfered its bulk of production in Tianjin. The location of the port in Tianjin is only ten minutes away that offers convenience to the company in taking its finished products to shipping containers.
ACCESSION #
28004944

 

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