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Development History

  • 1929
    Mr. Yu Kan Hing founded Sunbeam Mfg. Co., Ltd. in Sham Shui Po of Hong Kong to provide work for friends and neighbours from his birthplace in Guangdong, China.The factory produced famous “Lion” brand flashlights with a workforce of about 100.

  • 1967
    Our first order was for stainless steel salt and pepper shaker moulds. However, the customer cancelled the order when the moulds were completed. Sunbeam decided to make the shakers all on our own and promoted them to UK. Success came quickly as the company’s rugged and durable products.

  • 1972
    Dr. Henry Yu, the second generation of Yu’s enterprise, developed Sunnex Products Limited producing stainless steel items.To signify the next step forward after Sunbeam, he chose “Sunnex” as the company name – retaining the word “Sun” and adding the letters “nex” for next.

  • 1970
    Sunnex tea sets came with a serving tray which had an extended edge for easy carrying. 31300 and 21800 Stackable Series were well accepted by restaurants. In UK, Sunnex teapots were sold over 1 million sets.

  • 1989
    To grasp the incentives of the mainland economic reform, Sunnex moved production base from Hong Kong to China. We built our own factory in Nanao of Shenzhen with a total production area of 42,000 sqm.

  • 2002
    After conducting a thorough market research, Mr. Michael Yu,the third generation of the enterprise, set up China Sales Department. The trade mark, “ ”was registered for the mainland market. Now Sunnex South and North Sales Centre distribute products to all the provinces and main cities in China.

  • 2003
    Sunnex launched our first electric soup warmer which received unprecedented recognition from customers around the globe. The success triggered us to further develop various types of electrical appliances, such as digital temperature controlled chafers and dispensers.

  • 2017
    Burano Chafer was developed. It features a break-through technology – accurate temperature control system which largely minimizes temperature discrepancy to 1 to 2 degrees Celsius. Besides, it has 3 level temperature presets for easy operation. The advanced hydraulic hinge is equipped for smooth and slow closing, and guarantees 80,000 times of opening and closing.

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