1993 – Eurofro’s Parent Company Founded
Eurofro’s parent company, The Qingdao Industrial Co. Ltd., is a privately owned corporation originally founded in 1993 by Ms. Hao Yi and Dr. Wang Weimin with its corporate office and manufacturing base located in Qingdao, China. Qingdao Industrial has been successfully operating since it’s founding as a successful global manufacturing, sourcing and trading company engaged in designing, manufacturing, sourcing and distributing finished apparel garments throughout Europe, Asia and the US to some of the largest wholesale and retail apparel organizations in the world.
2001 – Eurofro’s US Home Textile Division is Established
Eurofro Int’l Trading, Inc. was established as the US home textile operating division of The Qingdao Industrial Co., Ltd. with corporate offices and replenishment warehouse facilities located in Chino, California.
Eurofro’s US home textile division launched its US operations in 2001 as a strategic manufacturing, product development, design and sourcing partner to a broad range of US wholesale distributors supplying a broad range of home textile product to key US retail outlets like Target, Sears, Macys, Bed Bath and Beyond, JC Penney, Anna’s Linens, etc.
Our extensive home textile product lines included: Comforters, Bedspreads, Complete Bed Sets, Duvet / Duvet Sets, Shams, Dust Ruffles, Sheets / Sheet Sets, Decorative Pillows, Quilts, Coverlets, Window Treatments and Shower Curtains.
2009 – Eurofro US Expands Home Textile Business Model
Eurofro begins the process of expanding it’s US business model to maximize it’s growing product, manufacturing and sourcing capacities with the introduction of a new DTR (Direct To Retail) business platform. Our new DTR platform was created to offer a significant competitive cost advantage and facilitate direct retailer access to Eurofro’s well established product development, design, manufacturing, sourcing and distribution services.
2010 – Eurofro US and China Expands Home Textile Support
To support Eurofro’s new DTR platform, in January, 2010 Eurofro expanded its US team to include design, product development, sales, marketing, merchandising, sourcing and distribution professionals who have extensive experience in the US home textile industry and who clearly understand every unique phase of our US retail customer’s business needs and processes.
Additionally, to accommodate our current business and prepare for future business growth, we are in the process of expanding our cut and sew finishing plant in Qingdao, China by 50% with a scheduled completion date of October, 2010. Upon completion of this capital investment expansion, Eurofro will have a total cut and sew finishing capacity producing over 6.9 million units annually across all product categories.