The hardware industry is an important part of my country's light industry and a sunrise industry closely related to people's lives. More than 99% of the enterprises in the industry are private small and medium-sized enterprises, mainly distributed in Guangdong, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Shanghai, Fujian, Shandong, Hebei and other provinces and cities.
Traditional hardware products are also called "small hardware". Refers to various metal devices manufactured by forging, rolling, cutting, and other physical processing of metals such as iron, steel, and aluminum. For example, hardware tools, hardware parts, daily-use hardware, construction hardware, and security products. Most small hardware products are not final consumer goods. Rather, they are used as industrial manufacturing supporting products, semi-finished products, and tools used in the production process. Only a small part of daily-use hardware products are consumer tools necessary for people's lives.
In the national economic industry classification of the National Bureau of Statistics, the manufacturing industry ranks the third largest category. Including: production of means of living, such as: agricultural and sideline products, food and beverage, tobacco, textiles, clothing, leather, wood furniture, printing and sports products, and pharmaceutical manufacturing; production of production materials, such as: petrochemicals, chemical fibers, rubber and plastics , Non-metallic product manufacturing, metal smelting and processing, metal product manufacturing, general equipment manufacturing, industry-specific equipment manufacturing, and transportation equipment manufacturing, electrical equipment, communications electronics, etc.
Since the reform and opening up, with the rapid development of the consumer goods industry, China's hardware industry has also moved forward at a high speed, and all categories of the international hardware industry have basically been available in my country. With the development of science and technology, the introduction of advanced foreign equipment has completely changed the phenomenon of old faces and single varieties of domestic hardware products that have been unchanged for decades. The variety of products has grown from dozens of original to thousands of now, which basically meets the market demands of different grades. There are about 30,000 large and small hardware products enterprises in the country, and only 2.2% of the total are above the scale. Guangdong, Jiangsu, and Zhejiang have become the processing centers of hardware products, and the current total production has accounted for more than 85% of the country.
The above-mentioned areas have successively appeared in the Daxin Town of Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu, and Yuyao, Jinhua, Yongkang, and other hardware industrial bases in Zhejiang. At present, my country's hardware industry products are mainly exported. According to the statistics of China Hardware Products Association, about 60% of the sales of my country's hardware products industry are exported, and 40% are sold domestically. In the export, general trade exports account for 80% of hardware exports, and import processing trade accounts for 14% of total exports. During the "Ninth Five-Year Plan" period, my country's hardware industry exports to the European and American markets increased significantly, maintaining an 11.4% increase in exports. The hardware industry is a completely competitive industry. The competent department of the hardware industry is the National Development and Reform Commission, which is mainly responsible for the formulation of industrial policies and the research and formulation of industry development plans. The industry management organization of the hardware industry is the China Hardware Association under the China National Light Industry Association. It is mainly committed to promoting the development of the industry and conducting self-regulatory management of the industry. It is in technology, products, markets, information, training, domestic and foreign trade, etc. To carry out collaboration and consulting work on behalf of the industry members to put forward industrial development suggestions to government departments, etc. You need to focus on a certain industry to be specialized and precise. Jinhe Hardware Factory is positioned in the switch, socket and lighting industries, which will help you to know your own positioning and direction.