8 Feb 2005
Daka Development Ltd(HKTDC Electronics, Vol 01,2005)
Designs On The Future
Anyone with an eye for fine lifestyle, sports and leisure and marine products will doubtless be aware of Daka Development Ltd. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Daka Designs Ltd, which is listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange, Daka Development is one of the most celebrated award-winning design and development companies in Hong Kong.
Daka Development offers a comprehensive range of products and services from industrial design and product engineering to full-scale turnkey product development and manufacturing, adhering to international ISO 9001 and QS 9000 quality standards.
Leveraging on its strategic and licensing partners such as AC Delco, Hummer, Evinrude, SEA-DOO and National Geographic, Daka focuses on the development and marketing of products in various categories.
Over the past decade, Daka Development has gained a reputation as a truly innovative company offering more than 170 products across the lifestyle, sports and leisure and marine electronics sectors.
These have been developed by a dedicated team of 81 design and development specialists in research facilities located in the UK, Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland.
Daka, which exports 90% of its products, also has sales offices in Hong Kong, London and Tokyo to service customers in more than 50 countries around the globe.
In addition, the group leverages its technical collaborations with leading institutions such as Sinclair Research, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, the City University of Hong Kong, the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Beijing University to co-develop next-generation products.
The product line offered by the award-winning design and development company includes marine accessories, pest control, pet products and in-home electronics and related items.
Keys to Daka Development's success include a strategic branding strategy, which involves licensing highly regarded trademarks in the marine and lifestyle sectors, strengths in innovative design and engineering and expertise in supporting distributors around the world.
Leveraging the strong reputation and market acceptance of established brands such as SEA-DOO in personal watercraft products has proved to be a speedy and successful strategy in taking Daka's products to a larger market, and one that augurs well for the future.
Daka's passion for innovation will doubtless continue to fuel its relentless pursuit of bringing ideas to life and delivering products that meet the dynamic lifestyle needs of global consumers.
Daka Development Ltd