21 Nov DAHON Holds Factory Grand Opening Ceremony and Chinese Distributor Conference at New Shenzhen Facility
Shenzhen, China – The world’s largest producer and marketer of folding bikes has officially made the move to larger manufacturing facilities. Taking place over
November 10-11th, guests gathered from around the world to take part in
DAHON’s new factory grand opening and 2014 DAHON China Distributor
The company has relocated after 13 years at their fully owned factory in Shajing, Shenzhen, which opened in 2001. The new complex is located in Songgang district, meaning DAHON retain most of their original staff. With 60,300 square meters of floor space and ISO9000 and ISO14000 certification, the move aims to double annual production output to one million units, whilst still maintaining the quality levels expected from a leading brand. DAHON retains its on-site lab and testing facility, being one of very few manufacturers in the country licensed to do in-house testing.
DAHON also arranged its 2014 Chinese distributor conference to coincide with the factory opening ceremony. Around 200 distributors, some suppliers and government officials were treated to a tour of the factory, product and marketing presentations and evening entertainment, including a traditional Chinese lion dance and staff prize draw. China’s domestic bicycle market continues to go from strength to strength, largely due to the increasing interest in fitness and leisure cycling amongst the middle classes. DAHON holds the number one spot for folding bikes in China, as in the global market. Top performing distributors were awarded for outstanding sales with Ms.Yuan of Guangzhou coming in at first place.
In 1982, DAHON ignited the folding bicycle revolution with the introduction of the DAHON Convertible, the forefather of most modern-day folding bicycles. Today, DAHON is recognized as a world leader. Spearheaded by the guiding principles of innovation, reinvention and technological leadership, DAHON is committed to creating quality product, a unique riding experience and green mobility solutions for people leading active, environmentally friendly lifestyles. Headquartered in California, DAHON’s offices, factories, cooperating assembly plants and distributing partner network reaches around the world. For more information regarding DAHON’s products, please visit www.es.dahon.com.