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Visiting Factories in Taiwan

Taiwan and China Manufacturing Consultants and Product Line

THE GLOBAL SOURCING PARTNERS TEAM RECENTLY SPENT ten days in China and Taiwan.  They visited numerous factories in six different cities.  While visiting the factories the GSP team meets with their quality control teams to conduct inspections of products in all phases of production.   This attention to detail insures GSP’s  customers will receive the highest quality products made to their specifications.  GSP spent quality time with their Asia teams to continue to develop the important and trusted manufacturer relationships.  We do this to ensure the optimal outcome from every project.  From our offices in Taiwan and China, our dedicated teams carry out research and development, sourcing, logistics and quality control as well as in depth project and manufacturing audits. This same teams are proficient in English, Mandarin, Cantonese opening a seamless gateway to effective, efficient and economical regional manufacturing.

Torching Food at the Tapei Night Market - Overseas Manufacturing Consultants

Time was also spent enjoying the local culture.  We visited a Taiwan Night Market.  As dusk falls on the towns and cities of Taiwan, many Taiwanese start to get busy. Some of them start their work while others are relaxing after a long day. In the former group are the people who work in Taiwan’s many night markets. Night markets are great places to shop for bargains and feel the pulse of Taiwan’s after-hours life. The markets are a bustle of noise and energy, with friendly restaurant owners calling out their menus, stall holders calling out their wares, and crowds of curious onlookers, shoppers and diners mingling together in the night air. A wide variety of goods including clothing, household items, watches, jewelry, toys, and much more are sold at surprisingly low prices. Night markets are also where visitors can sample authentic Taiwanese food.  A stroll inside any night market is sure to get your mouth watering, tempting your taste buds with the smell of the food. There are also the sight of many street-side stalls with colorful wares, clothing, or interesting gadgets, attracting many fellow shoppers browsing and negotiating for the best bargains. The energy of night markets is infectious!

Tapei Night Market - Overseas Manufacturing Consultants

Why Do People Celebrate Chinese New Year?

Chinese New Year and Global Sourcing Partners

Although there are many interesting legends and stories explaining the start of the Chinese New Year festival, the main two reasons for the festival are:

To celebrate a year of hard work, have a good rest, and relax with family

To wish for a lucky and prosperous coming year

Chinese people believe that a good start to the year will lead to a lucky year. Chinese traditionally celebrated the start of a new year of farm work, and wished for a good harvest (when most were farmers). This has now evolved to celebrating the start of a new business year and wishing for profits and success in various vocations.

Chinese New Year is now over and the factory personnel are back and production is strong.

During the next month, two members of the Global Sourcing Partners team will be visiting China & Taiwan. During that time, they plan to meet with several key factories that service our importing needs. Accompanying us will be our China and Taiwan quality control teams. We will be having discussions with our quality control personnel to review past, current and upcoming projects of importance. We look forward to visiting with our China & Taiwan partners as we continue to maintain and build our relationships with them.