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This article was a collaborative effort among various members of the Asia Quality Focus team.

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5 Top Footwear Manufacturers in Vietnam

by AQF Team on 5 Apr 2022 | 0 Comments

Vietnam is one of the world’s largest footwear producers. In fact, the country is responsible for over 10% of all footwear exports in the world. 

Topics: Footwear

Amazon Marching in Beauty Industry, Challenging Giants

by AQF Team on 1 Mar 2022 | 0 Comments
In this week’s roundup, learn about Amazon in the beauty industry, Foxconn’s new semiconductor plant, and Shein’s new global supply chain center.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics, Supply chain

The Growth of Green Garment Factories in Bangladesh

by AQF Team on 24 Feb 2022 | 0 Comments

The Bangladesh manufacturing sector has had to overcome some negative press over the past few years, especially after an eight-story factory building collapsed in 2013, killing 1,134 people and injuring 2,500 more.

Topics: garment importers, Sustainability

How To Create a Technical Compliance File Using AQF’s TCF Solution

by AQF Team on 2 Feb 2022 | 0 Comments

In many cases, you will need a Technical Compliance File (TCF) to operate as a merchant (importer or Amazon seller) in the European Union. Your TCF is a collection of documents and details demonstrating that your products meet the set requirements and quality standards. Failure to produce a TCF will result in expensive fines and recalls. 

Topics: Consumer Electronics, toy testing

Technical File Requirements for European Importers

by AQF Team on 27 Jan 2022 | 0 Comments

The European Union is a major international market for various products. However, anyone seeking to tap into this market, including importers and Amazon (e-commerce) sellers, must meet the set requirements. Providing a Technical Compliance File (TCF) is one of the basic technical file requirements. 

Topics: Consumer Electronics, toy testing

What to Know About Manufacturing In Bangladesh

by AQF Team on 14 Jan 2022 | 0 Comments
Top exports, infrastructure, and more. Learn the key things to consider before moving your manufacturing operations to Bangladesh. Read the article.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice

AQF at ICPHSO Annual Meeting and Training Symposium 2022

by AQF Team on 13 Jan 2022 | 0 Comments
Meet AQF at ICPHSO Annual Meeting and Training Symposium 2022!

3 Tips for Sourcing Products From China To Sell on Amazon

by AQF Team on 30 Dec 2021 | 0 Comments

Sourcing products from China to sell on Amazon is one of the most common and profitable business models for ecommerce sellers. With Chinese manufacturers being more cost-efficient than those in the U.S or EU, this option is a no-brainer for overseas importers.

Topics: Ecommerce, supplier audit, asia sourcing

What Is a Technical Compliance File?

by AQF Team on 22 Dec 2021 | 0 Comments

When you own a small business, it is normal to put in countless hours of hard work to make it thrive. When you finally land your first big client who is reputable and expects the absolute best from their suppliers, they could ask for a Technical Compliance File (TCF). Your possession of the essential file could mean a lot in terms of taking your business to the next level. This post discusses what a TCF is and why it is important. Keep reading to learn more!

Topics: GMP compliance

Quality Control vs. Quality Assurance: What's The Difference?

by AQF Team on 15 Dec 2021 | 0 Comments

The terms quality control and quality assurance are often used interchangeably and this can be confusing. Although there are some similarities and both are important to an effective quality management system, it is important to understand the specifics of quality control vs. quality assurance if you want to build a reliable system.

Topics: Quality Control Checklist, history of quality control

4 Critical Quality Controls For Cosmetics Packaging