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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

Need Product Lab Testing Fast? Here’s How AQF Cuts Your Lead Time

by Maegan Burkhart on 14 Aug 2019 | 0 Comments
Testing can become even slower if you’re working with a non-responsive lab technician. But AQF Online helps you cut lead times and book product lab testing services faster than ever.

Topics: Lab Testing

How SquareNuts Found One Easy Inspection and Lab Testing Solution (Case Study)

by Maegan Burkhart on 7 Aug 2019 | 1 Comment
Importing goods from Asia exposes your supply chain to many risks. Quality control inspections and lab testing can help you ensure goods meet your customers’ quality requirements and mandatory legal requirements.

Topics: Lab Testing

5 Different Types of Audits to Evaluate Your Supplier

by Maegan Burkhart on 23 Jul 2019 | 0 Comments
Factory audit remain an undervalued tool among importers to evaluate suppliers and minimize their risk. Here are five different types of audits to help you evaluate your suppliers and minimize risk in your supply chain.

Topics: Sourcing, Auditing Factories

EN 71 Toy Testing: What EU Toy Importers Must Know

by Maegan Burkhart on 17 Jul 2019 | 0 Comments
Toys are commonly recalled for noncompliance with the EC Toy Safety Directive and EN 71 requirements. Check out these toy tests to verify your supplier’s goods and protect your business from liability.

Topics: Legal Requirements, Lab Testing

5 Color Fastness Tests to Prevent Textile Fading and Staining

by Maegan Burkhart on 10 Jul 2019 | 0 Comments
Consumers don’t like their textiles to change colors or bleed during washing, under the sun or anywhere else. Here are five of the most common color fastness tests that a third-party laboratory can conduct to maintain your fabric's color.

Topics: Textile Products, Lab Testing

6 Areas Every Buyer Should Check During a Factory Visit

by Maegan Burkhart on 2 Jul 2019 | 1 Comment
Visiting a factory can be a valuable opportunity to informally evaluate the factory. Here are six areas that you should check when visiting your factory.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice, Working with Factories

Flammability Tests for Fabric and Clothing Importers

by Maegan Burkhart on 19 Jun 2019 | 1 Comment
Everyone in the supply chain can benefit from flammability tests for fabric and clothing. Check this out to ensure the safety of your clothing with flammability tests.

Topics: Textile Products, Lab Testing

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

3 Ways to Manage Garment Quality Control

by Maegan Burkhart on 16 Apr 2019 | 7 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