At the Shenzhen CIOE optical Expo in September, 2010, the senior engineer of product line from Shenzhen Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. stopped at the booth of ARK Communication Co., Ltd. to consult about our passive optical devices. Then, he walked into the reception room to communicate with engineers and clerks from ARK for more details. He also affirmed specifications, performance, delivery ability and quality assurance about our exhibition products.
In the October of the same year, clerks from ARK send off SC simplex single mode fiber optic adapter samples as requested by engineers of Huawei. Our samples were tested by Huawei for about half month. Then they informed us of the qualification of the samples. In November, production line personnel from Huawei came to ARK to visit our factories. People in charge from Huawei conducted a factory audit a week later. In December, we received the inform about qualification of factory evaluation.
In March of 2011, ARK received the first formal order of fiber optic adapters form Huawei. Up to now, we have been working together for two years. Besides fiber adapters, we also make deals about fiber optic patch cords, fiber optic connectors and other related fiber optic products.
Huawei provides telecommunications products and solutions for more than 150 countries, 45 of the world's top 50 telecommunication operators and one third of the global population. It has been titled as the world's top 500 and the biggest communication supplier worldwide. Therefore, Huawei has extremely high requirements for its supply chain. ARK greatly satisfies Huawei's demands with a sustainable and flexible supply chain and comparative advantages of high speed, high quality and low cost supply guarantee.
Through cooperation with Huawei, we have learned that it is very important to build a firmer relationship with our partners, strengthen strategic cooperation and improve response speed and service advantages of our supply chain. In the future, we will fulfill our duty to establish a win-win pattern to ensure labor division and complementation of each other's advantages and create more value for our customers from all over the world.