The World Is Under Strong Demand A Year After Lockdown

by Polly Chen on 23 Mar 2021 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, learn about the world's demand for manufactured goods, FedEx's electric vehicles, and bottles made from recycled plastic.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Manufacturing Tips & Advice, Supply chain

4 Interesting Facts About Chinese Manufacturing

by AQF Team on 23 Mar 2021 | 0 Comments

Chinese manufacturing often gets a bad reputation which prevents many companies from taking advantage of the numerous benefits. In reality, Chinese manufacturers are making huge improvements to processes, capabilities, and overall quality of work. 

Topics: china quality control

Walmart Will Invest Big to Update Its Supply Chain

by Polly Chen on 9 Mar 2021 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, learn about Walmart's investment in its supply chain, ecommerce's rapid development in China, and the recycling program in China.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Supply chain, Ecommerce

How To Create a Quality Control System for Cosmetics Packaging

by AQF Team on 3 Mar 2021 | 0 Comments

Perhaps more than any other industry, cosmetics brands need to protect their image. And considering that product packaging has such a strong tie to your brand’s image and the perception of quality, it is critical to have an effective quality control system in place. 

Topics: Packaging, cosmetics

Setting AQL Standards for Cosmetics Packaging

by AQF Team on 26 Feb 2021 | 0 Comments

Setting AQL standards for cosmetics packaging is the trick to making sure you have the right cosmetic packaging quality control. Take a look at how to best make sure you are performing the right quality control checks on your products. 

Topics: Acceptable Quality Level (AQL), Packaging, cosmetics

Improved Product Quality Populates Local Chinese Brands

by Polly Chen on 9 Feb 2021 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, let's learn about thriving local Chinese brands, the "greener" Cambodian garment industry, and the changes in ecommerce sector.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Textile Products, quality control in china

Assessing Supplier Risk When Sourcing From China

by AQF Team on 29 Jan 2021 | 0 Comments

There is always a level of risk when selecting a supplier to work with and that risk does not differ when sourcing from China. Fortunately, there are a few steps your organization can take to vet suppliers and make sure you are using suppliers with as low a risk as possible. Take a look at the different ways you can assess the risk level of selecting a particular supplier. 

Topics: china quality control

Is the Packaging Revolution Coming?

by Polly Chen on 26 Jan 2021 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, let's learn about the packaging revolution, Amazon planes, and a massive recall of infant clothes.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Packaging, Supply chain

3 Considerations When Sourcing Cosmetics Packaging

by AQF Team on 26 Jan 2021 | 0 Comments

Cosmetics and skincare packaging must go through rigorous testing before being approved for distribution, but testing the products alone is not enough. The quality and safety of the packaging of these items must also adhere to a variety of standards in order to ensure product quality and consumer safety. 

Topics: Packaging

Insight from Chinese Factories: Export Surges, Labor Shorts

by Polly Chen on 12 Jan 2021 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, let's learn about the labor shortage in some Chinese factories, H&M's new sustainable packaging, and Nike's sales increase.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Manufacturing Tips & Advice, Packaging

4 Critical Quality Controls For Cosmetics Packaging