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YANGJIANG, China, Oct. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Capital of Knives and Scissors" in southern China, Yangjiang, welcomed over 3,000 guests from more than 40 countries and regions to its annual event to exchange on the development of the market and techniques in the knife industry.
Located along the southern coast of China, Yangjiang enjoys fame as the Capital of Knives and Scissors with its wares possessing a history of over 1400 years. It is said that as early as in the 19th century, American missionaries brought the fine knives of Yangjiang back home as gifts.
Today this place has become China's export base of kitchenware. According to the Mayor of Yangjiang, Wen Zhanbin, Yangjiang accounts for 70% of China's total knives and scissors production and sends 85% of China's knives and scissors to the world every year. The Yangjiang International Hardware Knives and Scissors Fair has been held for 15 years, attracting world-renowned knives and scissors enterprises as well as craftsmen.
A Japanese traditional craftsman who brought his works to the Fair for exhibition said that Yangjiang boasts exquisite craftsmanship, world-leading machinery and complete industrial clusters, as well as a long history of knives. The Fair gathers global elites of the industry and serves as an ideal platform for building partnerships.
Compared to traditional manual workmanship, today's enterprises in Yangjiang are advancing towards automation and standardization, with the goal of similar sharpness and better competitiveness.
Yangjiang has developed complete industrial clusters with advanced intelligent machinery equipment, a technical testing center, an institute of industry technology, a platform for innovation, and more. Its knives have achieved complete category coverage, including household knives and scissors, hotel knives, outdoor knives and beauty knives and scissors.
Yangjiang's knives and scissors clusters also maintain extensive exchanges with the international market, enabling enterprises to learn about the latest products, materials, appearance and demands of clients for production, which have won recognition among global customers.
Yangjiang, China's "Capital of Knives and Scissors", welcomes guests around the world for visits and cooperation.
Address: No. 58 Jinbi Road, Yangjiang, Guangdong Province, China, 529500