John Niggl

John Niggl

John Niggl comes from Bolton, Massachusetts and has worked in various roles in client services, sales and marketing at InTouch since 2013 to October 2019. He has lived in Shanghai, Jilin City, Guangzhou and Shenzhen.
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Could Mexico be Caught Up in a Sino-American Trade War?

by John Niggl on 5 Feb 2017 | 0 Comments
This week on Best in Manufacturing, learn about Mexico's potential role in a US-China trade war, delivery droids, risks to manufacturing in China, the flight of foreign firms from China and efficiency gains with AR tech!

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Globalization

5 Essentials of a Quality Control Checklist [eBook]

by John Niggl on 4 Jan 2017 | 2 Comments
Download this free eBook to gain access to insight from QC professionals with more than 15 years of experience in the industry. And at 20 pages with more than a dozen photos and excerpts from actual QC checklists, this eBook is one of the definitive references on the subject.

Topics: Product Inspection, Quality Control Checklist

InTouch 2016 Roundup

by John Niggl on 31 Dec 2016 | 0 Comments
As 2016 comes to a close, we’re looking back at some of this year’s best manufacturing and QC content from InTouch. We’ve rounded up a list of the top five articles published on our blog based on their popularity within the manufacturing community.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing

Dealing with Chinese Suppliers and Product Development Rights

by John Niggl on 27 Nov 2016 | 0 Comments
This week on Best in Manufacturing, learn about product development in China, integrated CAD/CAM in manufacturing, raw material price changes, machine learning, and barcode scanning in supply chains!

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Working with Factories

Importer’s Guideline for Garment Inspection [eBook]

by John Niggl on 23 Nov 2016 | 1 Comment
Managing the product quality of your different clothing products can be daunting. But with our free eBook, you can learn about the garment inspection needed for all types of clothing.

Topics: Product Inspection, Textile Products, garment inspection

Filling America's Manufacturing Skills Gap

by John Niggl on 20 Nov 2016 | 0 Comments
In this week's Best in Manufacturing, learn about the manufacturing skills gap, biofabrication, drones, servitization, and cloud computing in your supply chain!

Topics: Best in Manufacturing

5 Reasons Many Importers Use Third-Party Product Inspection

by John Niggl on 10 Nov 2016 | 0 Comments
Third-party product inspection is widely accepted in the manufacturing industry as an effective means to ensure quality. And when you understand the 5 reasons why many importers use it, you'll be able to determine if it's also right for you.

Topics: Product Inspection

Why You Should (or Shouldn’t) Hire a Full-Time Product Inspector

by John Niggl on 25 Oct 2016 | 0 Comments
While some situations call for a full-time product inspector, some simply don't. Knowing the pros and cons of hiring a full-time product inspector will help you make the decision that's best for you and your business.

Topics: Product Inspection

Which Product Inspection Method is Best for You? [eBook]

by John Niggl on 21 Oct 2016 | 2 Comments
Managing product quality at a supplier's factory thousands of miles away can be a daunting task. And product inspection of the goods before they ship is the best way to avoid receiving an order that doesn't fit the bill. But how should you approach product inspection? Find out about the four ways most importers handle inspection with this free eBook.

Topics: Product Inspection, Working with Factories

5 Challenges of The Fourth Industrial Revolution

by John Niggl on 24 Apr 2016 | 0 Comments
This week in Best in Manufacturing, learn about the challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Also making the top 5 list is articles about how advanced manufacturing is creating jobs, 3D printing in outer space, challenges and opportunities regarding logistics in Mexico, and the real number of US jobs lost to China.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing

4 Critical Quality Controls For Cosmetics Packaging