Ikea is very famous. It is big retail company of household products that have network spread all over the world. In the furniture business he is also well known as big player, his market share could be the biggest in Europe. The Ikea furniture is simple, inexpensive but has high quality to fulfill its function as household product. The design made always base to the practicality and simplicity in handling both in the uses and in the manufacturing process. The price is the big concern, the construction is made with concerning to the efficiency in the production process.
Although made with simple, efficient and low price, but the Ikea products are made with strict control to meet the health and safety standards. All Ikea products must past series of tests to achieve the safety and health standards in accordance with European rules. The construction must be kept to follow the safety and security for the user. The substrate and finishing layer must use the materials that are safe and environmentally friendly. Ikea is one of the company that specifies the water based finishing materials for his product.
The Ikea products are sourced in various countries. The price is considered as the main consideration to outsource products. Now China could be still the biggest furniture maker for Ikea furniture. But along with the increasing of production costs in China, then Ikea began to look for some new places to outsource his product. The new furniture exporter countries such as: Vietnam, India, or Bangladesh and Indonesia are the alternatives. Although being made in many places, but the Ikea products are always manufactured with high standards of quality. The strict production processes are held to control the process from the beginning t the end to keep the quality.
Here are some tips to be considered if you want to be Ikea supplier.
- Do a good calculation for the price.
- Always keep space for the other supplier,
- Keep the process and quality to meet the standard.