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INNOVACERA’s factory becomes ceramic disc supplier of Black&Decker

On 20th, Aug., INNOVACERA‘s factory was selected as a long-standing strategic supplier of ceramic disc, by Black&Decker,

Black&Decker, as one of the Global Top 500 enterprises, is specialized and owns a leading position in the research, design and fabrication of electric power tools and relevant accessories, household hardwares, fasteners, etc. Their products have very good reputation and high market share in more than 100 countries. With an investment of 7.5 million dollars, their first production base in China (the 12nd around the world) was established in Xiamen city in July 2006. The new factory mainly produces household hardwares especially faucet, which has huge demand of ceramic disc.

Ceramic disc is used a a key component in faucet. Owning 3 production lines, ceramic disc is one of INNOVACERA’s main products, with a monthly output of 8 tons. The standard material is 96% Alumina.

Ceramic disc from INNOVACERA has the following advantages:
1. Perfect sealing performance, zero leakage.
2. High hardness, wear resistant.
3. Excellent corrosion resistance.
4. Long service life, more than 800,000 turns.

Since last August, INNOVACERA have been in contact with Black&Decker for 12 months. During the past 12 months, technical engineers and chief managers from Black&Decker Xiamen branch as well as headquarter visited INNOVACERA’s factory for a total of 3 times, and tested 4 batches of different sizes of ceramic discs, the evaluation results were satisfying. Besides, the two parties also had negotiations and finally came to agreements on payment terms, quality assurance, warranty terms, etc.

As an ISO certified manufacturer, INNOVACERA has good management in every production process especially quality control system, which is well acknowledged by Black&Decker.

The first bulk order from Black&Decker is now under production. INNOVACERA is planning to add 2 new production lines to ensure the capacity and deliverbility.

With regular orders from Black&Decker, the estimated annual output value will hopefully be double.