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Maegan Burkhart

Maegan Burkhart

Maegan Burkhart is from Tulsa, Oklahoma and a graduate of George Washington University. She joined the InTouch marketing team in January 2017. She enjoys traveling, politics and reading.
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Recent Posts

3 Ways to Manage Garment Quality Control

by Maegan Burkhart on 16 Apr 2019 | 2 Comments
Learn about the different areas concerning quality control for garments, including measuring dimensions and on-site testing during inspection to lab tests.

Topics: Product Inspection, Textile Products

China’s Small Factories are Losing Business, Despite Tax Cut

by Maegan Burkhart on 7 Apr 2019 | 0 Comments
Why China’s small factories are losing business, the importance of registering trademarks in China and how to digitize your fulfillment strategy in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Working with Factories

Deadliest Chinese Factory Explosion in Three Years Kills 78

by Maegan Burkhart on 31 Mar 2019 | 0 Comments
Chinese factory explodes despite known safety violations, Cambodian exports to be subject to EU tariffs and reducing packaging waste in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Working with Factories

China’s New Foreign Investment Law Bans Technology Transfers

by Maegan Burkhart on 24 Mar 2019 | 0 Comments
China's foreign investment law and what it means for the trade war, Alibaba's partnership with Office Depot and "fast furniture" in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing

3 General Inspection Levels for QC Sampling with AQL

by Maegan Burkhart on 20 Mar 2019 | 0 Comments
The AQL table outlines several different sample sizes, which vary slightly in size and risk. Understanding these QC sampling options can guide you to the scope of inspection that is best for you and your product.

Topics: Product Inspection, Acceptable Quality Level (AQL)

China’s Import Ban on Recyclable Plastics One Year Later

by Maegan Burkhart on 17 Mar 2019 | 0 Comments
How China's import ban has thrown the entire global recycling industry into disarray, declining U.S.-China tech investment and quality value propositions in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Packaging

How a Convenient Online Platform Simplified Lighting QC for Seynave (Case Study)

by Maegan Burkhart on 13 Mar 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn how Seynave simplified their lighting QC inspection processes and empowered their suppliers to meet quality targets in this case study.

Topics: Product Inspection, Working with Factories

Amazon Launches New Anti-Counterfeiting Program, Project Zero

by Maegan Burkhart on 10 Mar 2019 | 0 Comments
Amazon rolls out new anti-counterfeit measures, the U.S.-China trade deficit hits record high and wind-powered cargo ships in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing

I Am in Living Hell: Indian Home Workers Sew Your Clothes for $0.15/hr

by Maegan Burkhart on 3 Mar 2019 | 0 Comments
How your Indian factory might be outsourcing garment work to home workers, Honda's Brexit decision to leave the UK and increased FDA drug supply chain monitoring in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Social Compliance, Working with Factories

Manufacturing in Vietnam: 4 Key Factors for Moving from China

by Maegan Burkhart on 27 Feb 2019 | 6 Comments
More and more importers are considering shifting production to Vietnam with the U.S.-China trade war. Let’s look at four key factors to consider before you move your manufacturing from China to Vietnam.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice, Sourcing, Working with Factories