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5 China Sourcing Alternatives in Asia

by John Niggl on 11 Jun 2019 | 1 Comment
Thinking about relocating? Take a look at some of the different opportunities and challenges importers might experience in each of these China sourcing alternatives.

Topics: Sourcing

Is Amazon Planning to Purge Your Small Business?

by Polly Chen on 9 Jun 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about Amazon's small-vendor purging plan, how tariffs affect Christmas orders and Bangladesh garment workers' concerns in this week's roundup.
Best in Manufacturing – June 09, 2019

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Globalization

REACH vs. RoHS Testing: Which Do You Need for Your Product?

by Maegan Burkhart on 5 Jun 2019 | 0 Comments
Importing goods into the EU market? Take a look at the REACH and RoHS standards to make sure your products are fully compliant for the EU market.

Topics: Legal Requirements, Lab Testing

U.S. Blacklists Huawei in Trade War Move

by Polly Chen on 2 Jun 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about U.S.'s ban on Huawei, relocating manufacturing lines in Vietnam and DHL's drone delivery service in this week's roundup.
Best in Manufacturing – June 02, 2019

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Sourcing

3 Types of Quality Defects for Defect Classification

by Oliver Knack on 29 May 2019 | 4 Comments
Defect classification is a vital step for determining if goods should pass or fail inspection. Check out these 3 types of quality defects for your different product types.

Topics: Consumer Electronics, Industrial Goods, Product Inspection, Textile Products, Acceptable Quality Level (AQL)

Trade War Escalates! U.S. and China Both Raise Tariffs

by Polly Chen on 26 May 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about the rising tariffs, Starbucks' blockchain-based supply chain and Samsung's foldable challenges in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics

Lighting Testing: 11 On-Site Tests for LED Lighting Inspection

by Emma Wei on 22 May 2019 | 2 Comments
Unqualified LED lighting products can cause safety issues. Check out these 11 on-site tests for LED lighting inspection to avoid safety and performance issues.

Topics: Consumer Electronics, Product Inspection, Quality Control Checklist

Supplier Fraud and Falsified Test Reports Cost NASA $700M

by Polly Chen on 19 May 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about the supplier fraud that cost NASA, Foxconn's step to manufacturing wearables and Maersk's digital clearance platform in this week's roundup.
Best in Manufacturing – May 19, 2019

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Quality Control News

How AQF Helps You Manufacture and Ship Your Goods on Time

by Crystal Ge on 15 May 2019 | 1 Comment
Don't let quality issues and shipment delays affect your product. Here are some specific ways that AQF can help to improve your time to market.

Topics: Product Inspection, Working with Factories

Malaysia is America’s New Plastic Waste Dumping Ground

by Polly Chen on 12 May 2019 | 0 Comments
Read about Malaysia's plastic waste dumps, Amazon Prime's one-day delivery and ethical problems in fast fashion in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing