China exports more office furniture than any other country in the world. The furniture industry has developed and expanded over the years to become the cutting-edge powerhouse that it is today. As businesses around the world search for a reputable office furniture manufacturer, they have so many questions and choices. In this office furniture guide, we go over the top 10 office furniture manufacturers in China.
In order to get the most from your business relations with a Chinese office furniture manufacturer, it’s important to have a sound grasp of the industry and to understand how it has developed. Your company’s decision-makers will have the information necessary to make money-saving purchases from China. Our guide will include important data about each Chinese office furniture manufacturer, such as:
- Registration information
- Product range
- Information on the business operations of the enterprise
- Key customers of some suppliers
The data is referenced from the following sources:
- Chinese Customs
- State Administration for Market Regulation
- Official website of office furniture companies
- Interviews with experts in the field of office furniture
- Interviews with salesmen of office furniture companies
Guide to Chinese Office Furniture Manufacturers
Below is a list of the locations of the primary office furniture manufacturers:
- The Pearl River Delta region, mainly concentrated in Guangdong Province, has a remarkable supply chain, low prices, and high-cost performance. Foshan is the birthplace of modern furniture cluster manufacturing in China.
- With Zhejiang and Jiangsu as the centre, office furniture in the Yangtze River Delta is high quality and expensive.
- Bohai rim area, mainly concentrated in Tianjin, Hebei, Shandong, and other places, mainly produces ancient Chinese traditional furniture.
Source: In-depth interview with industry experts
At a Glance Comparison
Before we get into the details, here is an overview comparing the scale-growth rate, along with the quality and price for the top 10 companies.
Product Positioning Matrix
Manufacturer Positioning Matrix
- The above comparison only concerns the commercial office furniture division of each brand.
- The graph is based on the official data from brand websites, the China Industry and Commerce Bureau, and interviews with experienced industry experts.
Founded in Hong Kong in 1977, Lamex has been a pioneer in the office furniture market in Greater China and the rest of Asia.
In 2006, Lamex proudly became a member of HNI Corporation, the second-largest office furniture company in the world, It is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HNI).
Location of production base:
Lianhu Industrial Zone, Tangxia Town, Dongguan, the company a production base of about 100,000 square meters.
Lamex produces a wide range of office furniture including desks, chairs, sofas, storage cabinets, dividers, and conference room furniture. They also produce carpeting, kitchen cabinets, and a few other comprehensive products. In addition, the company acts as an agent of famous foreign brands of office furniture and other products. “Lamex” is synonymous with the best quality office furniture.
The Main customers: mostly financial systems, telecommunication systems, and well-known foreign-funded enterprises, such as large multinational companies, government project bidding, and so on.
Top 5 Clients
|United States||HON COMPANY|
|United States||DMI FURNITURE INC|
|United States||WORKWELL PARTNERS|
|United States||BRUNSWICK BOWLING & BILLIARDS CORP|
|United States||LF USA INC|
Aurora Group was founded in 1965. Aiming at creating a better office environment and accumulating more than 50 years of practical experience, Aurora has been operating in Taiwan for more than 20 years. It is one of the best office furniture brands in Taiwan. Its marketing channels cover more than 1,500 direct and distribution sites across the two sides of the Taiwan Strait, providing customers with all-round services.
The production base is located in Jiading District, Shanghai, covering a total area of 240,000 square meters.
Their business area covers office equipment, office furniture, 3D printing, electronics, intelligent equipment, and cloud business industries. Their main marketing model is direct sales.
|United States||OASYS UNIVERSAL CO LTD|
|United States||OASYSCHAIR CO LTD|
|United States||ZHEJIANG AMP KINGHONEST CO LTD|
|United States||B ONE FURNITURE CO LTD|
BOKE office furniture has been in China for 20 years, focusing on providing the best cost-effective office furniture. Since 1999, it has been producing office chairs and providing OEM & ODM services. Today, their customers and products extend to finance, education, science and technology, government agencies and other industries. Due to the continuous investment in talent and technology research and development, BOKE has become the top office furniture manufacturer in China.
Located in Longjiang Town, Shunde District, Foshan City with a production base of 50,000 square meters. They use the best materials, the best technology, and have the most reasonable costs to obtain. Known for extensive customer trust.
Ergonomic office chairs, school furniture, auditorium chairs, and office desks.
Top 5 clients:
|India||AMA Design Solutions|
|United States||IKEA SUPPLY AG|
|United States||BRUNSWICK BILLIARDS|
|United States||WALL INDUSTRIES|
SUNON is one of the first enterprises to win provincial patent demonstration enterprises and enterprise technology centres in the same industry in China. The intelligent and numerical control products independently researched and developed by SUNON won the IF China Design Award.
The production bases in Qiantang’s new area, Haining, and Xiaoshan, have a building area of 300,000 square meters. The production hardware has reached the international leading level through sound upgrading practices over the years.
Office chairs, office sofas, desks, education furniture, hospital furniture.
Top 5 Clients:
|United States||S P RICHARDS CO|
|United States||TRIBECA S.A.C|
|United States||UNIQUE FURNITURE INC|
|United States||RAYNOR MARKETING LTD|
|United States||ARNOLDS USED OFFICE FURNITURE LLC|
Founded in 1993, QUAMA China is headquartered in Panyu District, Guangzhou.
Up to now, the group has established specialized production bases with a total construction area of more than 500,000 square meters in Guangzhou and Foshan .
QUAMA is a large-scale comprehensive modern group enterprise specializing in the production and sale of office furniture and high-end villa hotel furniture.
Top 3 Clients:
|India||THYSSENKRUPP INDUSTRIES INDIA PVT. LTD|
In 1993, Kinwai China established the production base of the Asia-Pacific region in Jiangmen, Guangdong, which covers 500,000 square meters for flat panel furniture and upholstered furniture.
Kinwai International Furniture takes “KINWAI human nature furniture” as its brand. They produce, design, and sell modern high-end furniture mainly made of cherry, walnut, and oak.
Top 5 Clients:
|United States||EL DORADO FURNITURE CORP|
|United States||IMSS INTERIORS|
|United States||KOPER FURNITURE INC|
|United States||ROOMS TO GO|
|United States||SALAMANDER DESIGNS LTD|
CRCLOGIC was founded in Hong Kong in 1987. With more than 20 years of professional experience, it has become one of the largest office furniture companies in China and Hong Kong.
The company mainly produces paint and steel office furniture products, especially paint products for those with excellent taste and refinement. The brand has been highly praised and studied by many Guangdong manufacturers.
Jianwei International Furniture takes “KINWAI human nature furniture” as its brand. They produce, design and sell modern high-end furniture mainly made of cherry, walnut and oak.
Top 5 Clients:
|United States||ANGLE INDUSTRIES LTD|
|United States||GOLD LEAF HOLDING LTD|
|United States||RCUSA HOLDINGS C/O PROPACK|
|United States||ERGO DEPOT|
|United States||BREATHER PRODUCT US INC|
UB established in 1973, and it started as an agent and sales agent of U-bix Copier. This is one of the largest office furniture manufacturers in Southeast Asia.
UB is also one of the best office furniture brands. They’ve been in Taiwan for many years. They entered the Chinese mainland market later than Aurora. Their production and sales products are similar to those of “Aurora. Steel furniture and office partitions are often strong points.
Their influence in Taiwan is not less than that of Aurora. They have created several office partitions, but their marketing management, promotion methods, and performance impact in mainland China are not as competitive as Aurora.
In 1997, UB Furniture established a production base in Kunshan, covering an area of 100,000 square meters.
Includes office furniture, printing equipment, communication equipment, and other office products.
ONLEAD Founded in 1996, Onlead has been focusing on the R&D, production and sales of office furniture. They’re dedicated to providing customers with professional overall office space solutions. They’re a leading brand in China’s office furniture industry.
South China production base is located in Guangzhou at Onlead Industrial Park, which covers an area of 80,000 square meters. East China production base is located in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province.
Onlead products cover manufactured office furniture of solid wood, board, sofa, steel products, high partition walls, and other systems. It has set up branches in nearly 50 large and medium-sized cities across the country, with services covering finance, power, real estate, IT and other industries.
Top 6 Clients:
|India||PYROTECH WORKSPACE SOLUTIONS PVT. LTD.|
|India||MEGHMANI FINECHEM LTD|
|India||ARCH INNOVATIONS INC|
|India||FUEGO FURNITURE INC|
|India||BREATHER PRODUCT US INC|
|India||AMIR/ROYAL AIRPORT SERVICE|
Founded in 2001, UE Furniture is located in Anji County, Zhejiang Province. Through more than ten years of rapid and steady development, UE is a high-tech enterprise specializing in research and development, production and sales of ergonomic seating.
South China production base is located in Guangzhou at Onlead Industrial Park, covering an area of 80,000 square meters. East China production base is located in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province.
Their products mainly include office chairs, massage chairs, sofas, and functional chair fittings. As one of the biggest chair suppliers currently in China, they provide quality products used all over the world.
Top 8 Clients:
|United States||IKEA SUPPLY AG|
|United States||HON COMPANY|
|United States||IKEA DISTRIBUTION SERVICES INC|
|United States||PERFORMANCE FURNISHINGS INTERNATIONAL LTD|
|United States||R C WILLEY HOME FURNISHINGS|
|United States||GLOBAL FURNITURE USA|
|United States||KLAUSSNER FURNITURE INDUSTRIES INC|
In this article, we have focused on the top 10 suppliers of office furniture in China.
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