EU's Latest Ban on Plastic Comes into Effect

by Polly Chen on 20 Jul 2021 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, learn about the EU's latest ban on plastic, the Chinese market's increasing demand, and the recovery of Bangladesh's garment manufacturing industry.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Quality Control News, garment importers

5 Reasons Your Garments Quality is Lacking (And How To Fix Them)

by AQF Team on 15 Jul 2021 | 0 Comments

Every industry strives to create the best products it can, fashion and garments included. However, garments quality control is an ongoing issue for some, as well as an occasional problem for even the best manufacturers. In order to create the best garments you possibly can, let's take a look at five reasons your garments' quality is lacking and how you can fix it.

Topics: garment inspection, garment importers

Preparing for Next Holiday Season? Keep An Eye on the Shipping Delays.

by Polly Chen on 6 Jul 2021 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, learn about the possible shipping delays for holiday products, Bangladeshi garment manufacturing industry's current situation, and the recyclable toothpaste tube.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Supply chain

5 Steps for Improving Manufactured Furniture Quality

by Christine Evans on 30 Jun 2021 | 0 Comments
The furniture business has never been better and with much of the world looking to purchase furniture for growing families, businesses, and enterprises, quality is more important than ever.

Topics: Furniture, Manufacturing Tips & Advice

When To Perform a 100% Quality Control Inspection vs. AQL Sampling

by AQF Team on 29 Jun 2021 | 0 Comments

If you are new to product inspection, you may hesitate how many products you need to inspect to ensure the quality: to check partially or all the goods one by one? In most of the cases, a 100% QC inspection requires a lot of time, labor, and money to perform and AQL random sampling methods are more frequently used.

Topics: defect management, AQL table

Quality Control for Your Brand Image

by AQF Team on 26 Jun 2021 | 0 Comments

When developing promotional items to create brand awareness, quality is everything. In fact, poor quality promotional items can actually do more harm than good - and this is where quality control in manufacturing comes into focus. 

Topics: Quality Control Checklist, china quality control

Have Your Products Been Affected by the Port Congestion in China?

by Polly Chen on 22 Jun 2021 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, learn about the port congestion in China, American Eagle's update in supply chain, and the chip shortage.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Sourcing, Supply chain

Ecommerce Packaging vs. Retail: A Different Standard?

by AQF Team on 18 Jun 2021 | 0 Comments

Ecommerce is the fastest growing sector of the consumer goods market. Whether you are an up-and-coming ecommerce brand, or an established brick-and-mortar retailer facing pressure to adapt, you’ll need to understand the unique expectations of the ecommerce space in terms of product packaging.

Topics: Ecommerce, packaging inspection

Important Sampling Methods for Garment Inspection in Ecommerce

by AQF Team on 11 Jun 2021 | 0 Comments

Implementing the best possible eCommerce quality control methods is a must when shipping products directly to consumers. Here are three important garment inspection sampling methods that can help your eCommerce business minimize returns by identifying defective or damaged products before accepting and selling items from a particular lot. 

Topics: softlines quality control

Common Mistakes to Avoid Before Mass Producing Your Clothing Line

by Christine Evans on 10 Jun 2021 | 0 Comments
Start a mass garment manufacturing line without enough preparation might result in some future issues that harm your brand. Here are some common mistakes that you can avoid to ensure your garment quality.

Topics: garment importers, softlines quality control

4 Critical Quality Controls For Cosmetics Packaging