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Sourcing parts during Chinese New Year

How to plan for Chinese New Year 2024 and your sourcing needs

We’re working throughout Chinese New Year to keep your projects moving. While manufacturers in China will close to celebrate the Year of the Dragon between 5-18 February, 2024, we can always find a solution to get your parts produced. 

Operational year-round for your custom parts 

Country-wide closures impact the global balance of supply and demand in the manufacturing world, but thanks to our distributed network of manufacturing partners, our network remains operational 24/7, year-round. While our services continue, you might notice longer lead times and/or higher prices on our platform for globally sourced parts during the holiday period. 

Important dates

  • Order before Christmas to secure standard prices

  • All factories in China closed between 5-18 February 

If you need parts faster

Local manufacturing is ideal for time-sensitive CNC machining orders during Chinese New Year. This option is available to customers in the US and EU with lead times from 5 days. Compare local and global lead times in the Quote Builder. 

Alternatively, check out Protolabs’ in-house digital factories, which specialize in quick-turn manufacturing.