Urathon Manufacturing

No Need To Worry

There is no need to worry about the risks involved with Far East manufacturing. With 18 years experience Urathon's teams in both the UK and China will give you peace of mind that your project is in the right hands.

FAQ

What is ISO9001:2008?

ISO9001:2008 standard applies to all types of organisations and ensures that:

  • Quality Management Systems (QMS) are established, documented, implemented, maintained and improved
  • Customer requirements are being identified and met
  • Anyone within the QMS who could directly or indirectly affect our ability to meet product requirements is fully competent
  • Communication arrangements with customers are established and implemented
  • Appropriate communication process are established and implemented
  • A suitable work environment is provided
  • Necessary infrastructure is available in order to meet quality requirements

How are moulds paid for?

If moulds are required we will agree how these are to be paid. Mould costs can either be

  • Paid for upfront (50% with order then 50% on approval of samples)
  • Amortised over an agreed period of time
  • In some circumstances we can agree to pay mould costs against 3 year supply agreements (Subject to volumes and product specifications)

How long does it take from the time I contact you until the time I have the first product?

Quotation: 15days.
First Sample: 60 days from date of order.
First Production: 60 days from written approval of final samples.

We will deliver preproduction samples for approval, upon written approval we will commence production and agree a delivery programme.

How long does a container of products take to reach Europe?

5 weeks to ship and clear customs

What delivery terms are offered?

We will deliver preproduction samples for approval, upon written approval we will commence production and agree a delivery programme.

We deliver in various ways:

EX WORKS
Urathon can deliver ex works China by container. This will mean that you the customer will be responsible for:

  • Organising the container
  • Getting the container to the port
  • All taxes and insurances
  • Local delivery charges

Title of goods changes hands at Urathon factory gate China or FOB China port. Customer is the Consignee/Importer. Customer is responsible for organising and payment of Sea freight, Marine Transit Insurance, all duties, taxes, handling, clearance and haulage fees. UEL cannot obtain Marine Transit cover on an EX WORKS basis as the title of the goods change hands in China. Payment terms 45 days from date of invoice.

DDP
Urathon offer a full delivered to your door service which TAKES CARE OF EVERYTHING. These costs will all be included in our unit price to you should you choose this option.

Title of goods changes hands at customer premises. Urathon UK is the Consignee/Importer. Urathon UK is responsible for organising and payment of Sea freight, Marine Transit Insurance, all duties, taxes, handling, clearance and haulage fees.

Payment terms 45 days from date of invoice (date goods leave China Plant).  for whole container shipments. Payment terms 30 days from date of invoice if goods despatched from UK Warehouse.

WAREHOUSING AND “JUST IN TIME DELIVERY”
Should you require Urathon to warehouse your products in our 50,000 square foot warehouse in Wiltshire it must be by arrangement. Delivery is on a just in time basis against your written forecast.

What are your payment terms?

Although Urathon owns factories in China we are a UK company who are financially responsible to you in the UK. Our payment terms are:

Deliveries by container:
45 days from date of invoice.

Deliveries from UK Warehouse:
30 days from date of invoice.

Can my company personnel visit your factories?

Yes, by arrangement with UK office.

Do the heads of department in China speak English?

Yes.

What is the Chinese work environment like?

Urathon’s uniformed Chinese staff are protected by contracts of employment. The factories are inspected by Health and Safety officers. Kitchens and washrooms are to a high European standard.

QUALITY CONTROLISO certificate

All products manufactured are rigorously Quality Control checked at every stage of the manufacturing process to ensure compliance with ISO 9001:2008.


MATERIALS

Urathon only use virgin materials in production. Each material spec is meticulously quality checked at every stage in the production process to ensure compliance.