Research and Development

The combination of research, experiments and system processes allows FOTILE to pursue the goal of continually improving the quality of products.
With the R&D policy of "unique, high-end and leading", FOTILE fully integrates research experiments and system processes and keeps on developing advanced technology and first-class kitchen appliance.

In June, 2008, FOTILE's state-level R&D Centre came into being, which is the largest in scale all around the world (6000 square meters) with the total investment of 10 million U.S dollars, and equipments in the center are the most advanced. Meanwhile, both Electric Laboratory and Gas Laboratory are regarded as state-level laboratories.

To date, FOTILE has been award over 300 patens (22 patents in invention), and has been recognized as the leader in the kitchen appliance industry in China.

Every year, FOTILE invests 5% of annual revenue into R&D, and has fully equipped with IPD.CAD, CAPP and PMD system. Working concurrently on seven directions in research, FOTILE has developed and will continues to develop technically advanced products to meet customers' needs.

FOTILE's electrical and gas laboratories have been fully assessed and certified by the CNAS (China national accreditation board for conformity assessment). Facilities in the laboratories meet with the international advanced level requirements, which contribute to a solid foundation for high-quality research and development. What's more, the advanced laboratories have provided an advantageous guarantee on researching and developing product and exploring international market.
FOTILE is the first company in China's kitchen industry that applies IPD (integrated product developing) procedure. This shortens the time of new product launch, reduces waste and increase value-added goals for both customers and shareholders since the implementation of the IPD procedure;
Time required from concept to market has been reduced by 40%-60%;
The waste occurred in the product development process have been reduced by 50%-80%;
The productivity has been increased by 25%-35%;
The new product revenue (percent of total revenue) has been increased by 100%