China Gym Equipment Manufacturers

China fitness equipment manufacturer
China fitness equipment manufacturer

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Home Fitness Equipment

Home exercise gear is popular, especially in the US. Common types include:

  • Cardio training equipment includes treadmills, elliptical machines, exercise bikes, spinning bikes, rowing machines, etc.
  • Various tools and accessories: barbells, vibration massagers, dumbbells, yoga mats, kettlebells, wall balls, fitness water bags, desk bikes, etc.

Home fitness equipment generally isn’t used as frequently as commercial equipment, so the material strength requirements are lower, making the prices more affordable.

Home Fitness Equipment

Home exercise gear is popular, especially in the US. Common types include:

  • Cardio training equipment includes treadmills, elliptical machines, exercise bikes, spinning bikes, rowing machines, etc.
  • Various tools and accessories: barbells, vibration massagers, dumbbells, yoga mats, kettlebells, wall balls, fitness water bags, desk bikes, etc.

Home fitness equipment generally isn’t used as frequently as commercial equipment, so the material strength requirements are lower, making the prices more affordable.

Commercial Gym Equipment

Commercial fitness equipment shares similar functions with that for home use, but it is distinguished by its higher quality and greater durability.

  • Materials like plastic parts are sturdier and steel pipes are thicker to withstand frequent use.
  • More tests are conducted to ensure quality.

Therefore, commercial fitness equipment is priced higher.

Regardless of whether the equipment is for homes or gyms, the types of suppliers are generally the same.

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Commercial Gym Equipment

Commercial fitness equipment shares similar functions with that for home use, but it is distinguished by its higher quality and greater durability.

  • Materials like plastic parts are sturdier and steel pipes are thicker to withstand frequent use.
  • More tests are conducted to ensure quality.

Therefore, commercial fitness equipment is priced higher. Regardless of whether the equipment is for homes or gyms, the types of suppliers are generally the same.

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Outdoor Fitness Equipment

Suppliers for outdoor fitness equipment differ from those for home/commercial use. For example, park fitness equipment is produced by playground equipment factories, mainly hardware processing and painting.

For outdoor fitness equipment projects, clients often provide a plot of land, like a 10×20 meter area. Based on the area size and surroundings, suppliers offer a comprehensive solution with 2D/3D renderings:

  • fitness equipment configuration planning
  • infrastructure construction (e.g. laying foundations, roads, and lawns).

This is akin to undertaking construction projects.

Outdoor Fitness Equipment

Suppliers for outdoor fitness equipment differ from those for home/commercial use. For example, park fitness equipment is produced by playground equipment factories, mainly hardware processing and painting.

For outdoor fitness equipment projects, clients often provide a plot of land, like a 10×20 meter area. Then, suppliers offer a comprehensive solution with 2D/3D renderings: fitness equipment configuration planning + infrastructure construction (e.g. laying foundations, roads, and lawns). This is akin to undertaking construction projects.

Where to find China fitness equipment manufacturers?

Red arrows mark 4 fitness equipment production bases in China.

Dezhou in Shandong--China's largest gym equipment production base.

Ningjin County in Dezhou is China’s largest production base for commercial fitness equipment. Out of every ten pieces of fitness equipment sold globally, six come from Ningjin.

Additionally, LeLing City specializes in competitive sports equipment, and Qingyun County focuses on outdoor gyms in communities and parks, complementing Ningjin’s commercial fitness supplies.

Xiamen--Asia’s largest gym equipment export base.

Treadmills, rowing machines, and spinning bikes labeled “Made in Xiamen” are exported to over 100 countries and regions. Worldwide, six out of ten home treadmills come from Xiamen. Most of the production is concentrated in Tong’an District, where nearly 90% of the materials and parts can be sourced within a half-hour drive.

Zhejiang & Guangdong: 2 fitness equipment manufacturing clusters.

As China’s most important 2 industrial clusters, Zhejiang and Guangdong are also home to fitness and sports products manufacturers. Guangdong manufacturers are known for high-quality fitness supplies, while Zhejiang manufacturers offer lower prices with acceptable quality.

Being based in the Zhejiang industrial cluster, we’re familiar with the local fitness equipment factories and their strength products.

  • Yongkang City, the Hardware Capital of China, excels in manufacturing small to mid-sized fitness equipment for home use.
  • Wenzhou has many manufacturers of playground equipment, specifically for fitness equipment in parks.
  • At the Yiwu International Trade Market District 3, numerous booths offer all kinds of fitness equipment and accessories like dumbbells, fitness balls, and more.

Our head office is located just opposite Yiwu Market. Here is a glimpse of the fitness supplies booths in Yiwu market and pictures of Yiwu’s barbell and yoga ring factories.

fitness suppliers at Yiwu Markets
fitness suppliers at Yiwu Markets
Yiwu barbells, yoga ring factories pics
Yiwu barbells, yoga ring factories

How to import gym equipment from China? (5 points)

Suppliers sourcing

Alibaba, Made-in-China, and JingSourcing are the mainstream options to find Chinese fitness equipment suppliers. If satisfied with the supplier’s samples and quotations, I strongly recommend that you place a small order first to assess their reliability during actual cooperation. Because fitness equipment is typically high-value and often heavy, resulting in high shipping costs. For any issues found after receiving goods, it’s too late to address them.

Certifications

Generally, ISO9001 is widely applicable, and large factories have ISO certificates. In the EU, CE certification covers most fitness equipment products, while in the UK, it’s the UKCA certificate. 

If electronic components are included, RoHS certification is required in the EU, and FCC certification in the US. If selling on Amazon US, requirements are stricter, but the platform will offer options like ASTM and UL certificates.

MOQ and customization

Usually, MOQ is not high due to the high value of fitness equipment. 

Custom logos and colors are common and easy. You just provide the Pantone color code. Then, the factory can do it. Typically, larger fitness equipment is spray-painted, while smaller items like dumbbells with metal cores are treated with electrostatic powder spraying. Both techniques involve applying a paint layer on the surface. Once the paint is OK, it’s ready to be applied.

Quality inspections

Regarding fitness equipment, quality control typically focuses on checking for paint peeling and deformation, inspecting the thickness of steel pipes, and ensuring the materials of accessories meet standards.

Shipping

Normally, fitness equipment is delivered by sea, around 30-45 days from China to US ports. Due to the large size, it’s a common practice to partially disassemble for international transport to reduce shipping costs. About assembly, it is easy with installation manuals.

Arriving at the destination port, it’s cost-effective to use trucks for local delivery. Some may use Express, but it is expensive.

FAQs

How much can fitness equipment cost?

It depends on whether it’s for commercial, home, or outdoor use. Generally, home fitness equipment is the cheapest unless you have high-quality requirements.

What about the fitness equipment warranty?

Higher-quality products typically have longer warranty periods. Within the warranty period, if there are issues with parts, the supplier will either repair or send new parts to the customer.

Why choose JingSourcing to import fitness equipment from China?

Compared to spending time and effort finding Chinese factories on Google or Alibaba yourself, directly using our cooperative gym equipment factories is much more straightforward.

As a leading sourcing company, we have years of experience dealing with numerous gym equipment factories in China. For any type of gym equipment, we can quickly find qualified factories and negotiate a favorable price for you. Also, we will follow up on the gym equipment production process, inspect finished products and arrange shipping to your place at good freight rates. 

Chat with us about your sourcing demands. Our role is to help you source high-quality, affordable gym equipment in China and make the whole process easier.