We Company is a professional massage chair manufacturer, located in China. We specialize in designing and producing an extensive line of fitness equipment, including 3D massage chair, foot SPA massage chair, folding bed, and related products. We collaborated with Panasonic to produce the first 'Zhaosong' massage chair in China in 1986, and since then We has become the largest partner of Panasonic in all of China. By continually introducing advanced manufacturing techniques from Panasonic, and participating in exchanges of quality management and technologies with leaders in the field, our R&D capability and production capacity are greatly improved. We established cooperation with Panasonic in 1986 for first time, have successfully developed the first ZHAOSONG brand massage chair. We had the second time cooperation with Panasonic in 2001, and we are now a long term partner of Panasonic. We are the biggest Panasonic massage chair component supplier in China, meanwhile, we are the only Panasonic massage chair production base in China.
In order to meet increasing market demands, we've established a specialized research center to continually develop new portable massage chair, foot SPA massager, and products for our global customers. We have a R&D team composed of 102 professional researchers, 15 senior engineers, and 27 engineers. In addition to highly skilled engineers, we utilize advanced software technology and equipment, which greatly reduces our design time and improves product quality. These factors enable us to maintain an advantageous position in today' s competitive economy. In recent years, we have launched over a dozen new models of body slimming massage chair, 3D massage chair, etc., annually, which have received 118 national patents.
As the sole production and processing base for Panasonic in China, We is the largest supplier of Panasonic massage chair parts and we are ISO9001:2000, ISO14001:2004 and OHSAS18001:1999 certified. We manufacture over 90% of the components for our fitness equipment, in strict accordance with Panasonic's standards. This contributes to the reliable quality and performance of our massage chair and massagers. As a result, our products are ETL, GS, CE certified, ROHS compliant, and have markets in over 80 countries and regions, including the US, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Britain, Germany, Russia, and Britain.
We continually strive to cut our costs, while maintaining the quality of our fitness equipment, foot SPA massage chair, folding bed, etc., so we can offer the best prices to our customers. To do this, we utilize advanced software to design products with the most economical use of materials. Our commitment to the most efficient use of our resources and to regular equipment maintenance also reduces our costs. Additionally, our location in the coastal city of Zhaoyuan in Shandong province, gives us access to convenient transportation, which results in lowered international shipping charges for our clients.