Q&A on China Manufacturing with Mike Hotchkiss, SB&W Director of Sales

As a global manufacturer with modern, China-based manufacturing facilities and more than 25 years of experience manufacturing in China, SB&W is in a unique position to understand the past, present, and future of China manufacturing. In this Q&A, Mike Hotchkiss, SB&W Director of Sales, talks about how China manufacturing has changed over the years, how […]

Why All This Tariff Nonsense is Good for Business

By: Michael Hotchkiss, Director of Sales, SB&W  Working for a company that manufactures goods in China, I have spent the better part of the last three months talking about the Tariff Situation. Tariffs for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Tariffs in every conference call and face-to-face meeting. Hell, they even come up at backyard parties in […]

The Rise in China Manufacturing Costs Explained

By: Michael Hotchkiss, Director of Sales, SB&W  Over the past several of years, major and minor shifts in policies and regulations have changed how Chinese businesses can operate. Manufacturers in China have enjoyed a distinct advantage in in lax environmental regulations, low material costs and labor rates giving the freedom to conduct themselves in a […]