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U.S. and China Reach Trade Truce, but Tariffs Stay for Now

by Polly Chen on 14 Jul 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about the trade truce between the U.S. and China, Amazon's Counter Program and Taiwan's plastic straw ban in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Legal Requirements

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

India Raises Tariffs on U.S. Goods as Another Trade War Brews

by Polly Chen on 7 Jul 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about India's tariffs on the U.S., Samsung leaving China and the U.S.'s ban on China's 5G in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics, Globalization

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

Child Labor Still Plagues India and China

by Polly Chen on 30 Jun 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about child labor in Asia, illegal pills that given to Indian garment workers and China's autonomous vehicles in this week's roundup.Best in Manufacturing – June 30, 2019

Topics: Auto Products, Best in Manufacturing, Social Compliance

How to Verify Critical Components with a Construction Data Form

by John Niggl on 25 Jun 2019 | 0 Comments
Verifying a product's Component Data Form (CDF) is one of the simplest and most effective ways to check critical components in your electronic products. Check this out and learn how to verify your own CDF.

Topics: Consumer Electronics, Product Inspection, Quality Control Checklist

Apple and Target Issue Major Electronic Product Recalls

by Polly Chen on 23 Jun 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about Target and Apple's electronic product recalls , brands staying in China and Amazon's revolutionary drones in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics, Legal Requirements

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

Alibaba to Improve IP Protection for Global Brands With Blockchain

by Polly Chen on 16 Jun 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about Alibaba's blockchain-based IP protection system, sustainable fashion in India and Bangladesh's smartphone market in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics, Textile Products

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