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13 On-Site Bike Tests to Include in Your Bicycle Inspection Checklist

by Matthew Milasius on 5 Mar 2019 | 0 Comments
A thorough bicycle inspection checklist should always outline bike testing procedures, sample sizes and necessary equipment. Here are 13 on-site bike tests to help keep your product safety and quality in check.

Topics: Product Inspection, Sporting Goods, Quality Control Checklist

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

China Enacts Ban on Medical Claims in Cosmetics Industry

by Synnove Vandal on 24 Feb 2019 | 0 Comments
China bans marketing medical benefits in cosmetics, the long-lasting effects of the trade war and China's growing biotech industry in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Legal Requirements

What to Do if Your Supplier Fails an FDA Inspection?

by Samantha Lim on 20 Feb 2019 | 0 Comments
Avoid the consequences of a failed FDA inspection. A little due diligence now can save you from stress, damages and disruption down the line.

Topics: Legal Requirements, Quality Control Checklist

China Launches Challenge to U.S. Tariffs at WTO

by Synnove Vandal on 17 Feb 2019 | 0 Comments
China launches official WTO tariff complaint, nations discuss global ecommerce regulation and IKEA's all-electric delivery fleet in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Legal Requirements, Globalization

6 Steps to Supplier Quality Development

by Graham Young on 12 Feb 2019 | 1 Comment
Suppliers are, without a doubt, an integral factor in the success of any organization. We'll walk you through six steps to supplier quality development.

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

India's New eCommerce Policy Threatens U.S. Companies

by Synnove Vandal on 10 Feb 2019 | 0 Comments
India's new ecommerce policy, product recalls throughout your supply chain and entrepreneurs struggling amid China's transition in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Sourcing

Children Mine Cobalt for Your Electronics. But Blockchain Can Fix That.

by Synnove Vandal on 3 Feb 2019 | 0 Comments
Blockchain solution for child labor, paid loyalty programs and Bangladeshi factory worker strike in this week's roundup.

Topics: Consumer Electronics, Social Compliance, Sourcing, Textile Products

16 Defects to Avoid with Your Cast Iron Cookware Manufacturer

by Steven Li on 30 Jan 2019 | 0 Comments
Cast iron cookware is making a comeback. Which is why it's more important than ever to keep an eye out for defects. Is your production process susceptible to these 16 cast iron defects?

Topics: Cookware and Kitchenware, Product Inspection