Taking risks with cheap heavy duty bunk beds is China can be deadly unless you choose right or are extremely lucky with what is known as the copy country of the world.
Chinese companies have no concern with naming and shaming when trying to copy and get it wrong or have a total disregard for intellectual property rights when producing bunk beds in China. The ‘get the order no matter what’ mindset leaves many organizations losing many thousands of dollars and a headache that could send most companies broke.
The yearning for cheaper makes some take the risk only to end up with a container load of scrap metal. A company in the UK recently disposed of a container load of metal bunk beds from a Chinese company named Sanwei office furniture; the supposed heavy duty bunk beds looked good on the company website until reality set in when delivered. Every bunk bed was not only unusable but also dangerous. Needless to say, the organization that purchased the bunk beds went out of pocket by thousands, to make matters worse, Sanwei Office Furniture offered no compensation just a ‘please send them back’.
It’s rogue Chinese companies like Sanwei Office Furniture that the United States are complaining about; stealing images from other company websites, trying to copy from an image and doing it as cheap as possible, all resulting in a disaster!
We all are fully aware that you get what you pay for, if something is very cheap then it probably is cheap quality. Below are some images of the bunk beds made by Sanwei Office Furniture, a list of the issues proceeds.
- Severe metal dust filings falling from tubing
- Paint falling off metal structure into the packaging
- Bent or damaged tubes making the bunk bed useless
- Heavy corrosion through lack of metal cleaning before powder coating
- Metal wire protruding causes mattress tear risk
With many rogue companies in China we have to ask whether the risk is worth the lower price, adding shipping and other expenses, is it really cheaper using companies such as Sanwei Office Furniture? We will let you be the judge of that!
ESS Universal is a quality company, why take the risk with cheap copies? Contact ESS Universal in your country for peace of mind!