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5 Factors for Deciding Inspection Frequency in Manufacturing

by Sunny Wong on 10 Apr 2019 | 1 Comment
It’s ultimately up to you, the buyer, to determine how often you should inspect. But AQF will help you get started by introducing five key factors that can influence inspection frequency in manufacturing.

Topics: Product Inspection, Working with Factories, Quality Control Checklist

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

How AQF Online Makes Project Managers’ Lives Easier

by Matthew Milasius on 3 Apr 2019 | 0 Comments
The last thing project managers need is more work on their plate. That's why we developed an online quality management system to help you simplify your QC processes and progress towards quality targets.

Topics: Product Inspection, 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

10 KPIs You Can Track in AQF’s Online Quality Management System

by Shanbella Trinh on 27 Mar 2019 | 0 Comments
Have you ever wanted to quickly analyze which suppliers are passing or failing inspection? Or track defects affecting your products? Our online quality management system offers you numerous KPIs to help you meet your QC goals.

Topics: Product Inspection, 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 | 2 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