Sunshine Enterprise, Inc., was founded in August 1998 in Memphis, Tennessee by Wei Chen. Sunshine focuses on the wholesale and distribution of Chinese construction and industrial equipment in North America and other developed countries. Its US headquarters resides in Memphis, Tennessee. The company has US operations in Memphis, New York, Los Angeles, Houston, Atlanta. Together, the company employs more than 400 employees, occupies over 500,000 square feet of warehouse storage space, and 500,000 square feet of manufacturing space.
Sunshine Enterprise’s portfolio companies have a competitive advantage by sharing resources and utilizing its strong infrastructure and foundation in both the US and China to minimize the overhead. Corporate overhead is minimized by consolidating administration, accounting, procurement, logistics, distribution, and IT services. The company's mission is to create value for employees, customers and vendors by bridging the differences between the US and China within manufacturing. Currently Sunshine Enterprise's portfolio companies include: Sunshine International Corp., Stepup Scaffold, LLC, Stepup Casters, LLC, StepHigh Access, LLC, SBU Hoists, and LLC. Heli America, LLC.
In the short history of Sunshine Enterprise, the company and its founder have been recognized numerous times by a number of distinguished organizations. Sunshine Enterprise was recognized as a Fast 50 company in the State of Tennessee by Business Tennessee magazine in 2005 and was listed as one of the fastest growing companies in the US by Inc. Magazine in 2007. The Founder and CEO, Mr. Wei Chen, was recognized as Top Executive of the Year in 2006 by Business TN magazine and won the award for Executive of Year in 2007 by Memphis Business Journal and Entrepreneur of Year in 2008 by the University of Memphis. He was also recognized as one of the Top 40 under 40 in Memphis, TN.