Quality Products International

Vuvuzelas made in China

by on Jun.22, 2010, under China, China Manufacturing Blog, General News

The crew where at QPI are well and truly into the football – David Chen, one of our QC protocol supervisors continues to impress with his knowledge of football trivia…

The SA FIFA 2010 football world cup is becoming known for one musical instrument (if you can call it that) – the vuvuzela. QPI – being based in Southern China has our ear to the ground in terms of manufacturing and quality management. We found this article that we thought you may find interesting…

Quoted from the LA Times…

“If you need another reminder of China’s manufacturing omnipresence, just turn on your TV for any World Cup match.

That incessant drone that sounds like a swarm of bees crossed with elephants? Made in China.

South Africans may have inspired the vuvuzela — the horn that, when sounded by hundreds of thousands of soccer fans, has irritated people the world over — but it’s the Chinese who can make millions of them for about 30 cents apiece and have them shipped to your shores in weeks.”

Read the full article here…

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