About No China Plush
by the folks from
Stuffed Ark, No
China Plush is a collection of premium quality lifelike stuffed plush
animals from around the world which were not made in China.
Stuffed Ark Corporation is a family business based in the Sierra
foothills near Sacramento, California. For more information about
have been in business since 1997, serving thousands of customers through
our web stores. All of our merchandise is of the best quality
available, shopping transactions are processed using secure servers, and
orders are promptly shipped, insured and tracked, via UPS or USPS.
Over the past generation, as a consequence of free trade agreements and
the evolution of world economies, the manufacture of most toys,
including stuffed animals, has moved overseas. Press reports
indicate that 80% of the toys sold in America are now made in China.
To our knowledge, there are no domestic U.S. manufacturers of premium
quality stuffed animals suitable for our web stores.
a retail merchant, Stuffed Ark Corporation purchases all of its
merchandise from U.S. toy companies and wholesalers with overseas
manufacturing sources. All of our merchandise is thoroughly tested
and inspected for safety by our U.S. suppliers. We remain
confident in the quality of all of our stuffed animals, regardless of
Nevertheless, some of our customers have expressed a desire for an
alternative to Chinese made stuffed animals. Since we believe that
American free enterprise is about delivering what our customers want, we
have identified a sub-set of our Stuffed Ark collection that was NOT
made in China. These top quality stuffed animals come from
Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, The Philippines, the United Kingdom, and
other sources from around the world.
So, if your concern about the economy, politics or the environment is
leading you to search for an alternative, we say,
"Don't buy Chinese, if
you please . . . "