CMD Expands European Operations with the Opening of an Office in UK

HONG KONG, June 14th, 2016: Complete Manufacturing and Distribution (CMD),, announces the opening of the company’s European office in West Yorkshire, United Kingdom.  From this new office, CMD’s Charles Firbank will serve as managing director of European business as part of his current role as Director of Operations worldwide.

“Europe’s leading organizations now have an ally in the region to accelerate economic opportunities,” according to Paul Stepanek, President, CMD. “Charles’ reputation for innovative solutions has earned him the trust of entrepreneurs and business leaders of multi-national organisations as a strategic resource who gets things done.”

In addition to a core focus on designing, sourcing, and manufacturing initiatives, CMD’s UK office will help clients sell into Asian markets through strategic distribution and eCommerce channels.  Already the largest eCommerce market in the world today, by 2020 China is on track to be a bigger eCommerce market than the USA and Europe combined.[1]  The UK office will also help European companies find Chinese partners interested in developing business in Europe.

“CMDs UK office will strengthen relationships between leading Asian and European companies committed to the cause of growing global business,” explains Firbank.  “Thought leaders in education, industry organisations, and chambers of commerce–form networks of opportunity.  The goal is to combine the world’s most powerful resources to transform businesses as we know them,” concluded Firbank.

About Complete Manufacturing and Distribution

Complete Manufacturing and Distribution (CMD) is trusted by clients to accelerate results.  From development to operation to eCommerce, seasoned experts at CMD help reach goals faster for lasting competitive advantage.   CMD serves clients worldwide from offices in China, The United Kingdom, and Vietnam.  For more information, visit

[1] China Skinny, 2016


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