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23 Fabric Defects to Look Out for During Fabric Inspection

by Samantha Lim on 23 Oct 2018 | 2 Comments
Your customers should never discover fabric defects in any of your products. Knowing these defects will ensure they never surprise you or your customers.

Topics: Product Inspection, Textile Products

Clause In U.S. Mexico and Canada Agreement Could Limit China Trade

by Synnove Vandal on 21 Oct 2018 | 0 Comments
USMCA impacts China trade, first U.S. information security law, distributor education, Tesla delivery logistics and Nylon 6,6 shortage in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics, Legal Requirements, Internet of Things (IoT)

Quality Control Inspection Checklists and How to Use Them

by Stacy Bruce on 17 Oct 2018 | 19 Comments
Creating a quality control inspection checklist should be among the first steps you take to develop an effective quality control program. A detailed checklist can save you a lot of trouble in the long run. It can defend against sub-standard or non-conforming goods.

Topics: Product Inspection, Quality Control Checklist

China’s New eCommerce Law Strengthens IP Protections

by Synnove Vandal on 14 Oct 2018 | 0 Comments
China's new ecommerce law, manufacturing in Cambodia to avoid tariffs, blockchain opportunities, FDA changes recall policy and brands siding on societal issues in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Social Compliance

Looking for Suppliers? 10 Qualities of the Best Suppliers

by Oliver Knack on 9 Oct 2018 | 2 Comments
These 10 traits will help you sort good suppliers from bad suppliers and help you determine if using a particular supplier is best for your supply chain, customers and business.

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

Beware of These 3 Chinese Factory Scams in Coming Months

by Synnove Vandal on 7 Oct 2018 | 0 Comments
Factory scams, major trade war decisions, cybersecurity threats, U.S. garment production and emotion's influence on success in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Manufacturing Tips & Advice, Social Compliance, Textile Products, Internet of Things (IoT)

What Do U.S. State Sales Tax Changes Mean for Your eCommerce Business?

by Synnove Vandal on 30 Sep 2018 | 0 Comments
Critical U.S. state sales tax changes, Lego attempts 'green' sourcing, improving labor conditions for Bangladeshi garment workers and more in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Social Compliance, Sourcing, Textile Products

How Product Inspectors Use Quality Control Checklists

by Crystal Ge on 28 Sep 2018 | 3 Comments
QC inspectors are your eyes and ears when it comes to checking your product for quality defects and conducting on-site tests. Take the guesswork out of product inspections and learn how to create a QC checklist with all the information your inspector needs to make a decision just like you would!

Topics: Product Inspection, Acceptable Quality Level (AQL), Packaging, Quality Control Checklist

FDA Inspection Readiness: What to Expect and How to Prepare

by George Huang on 26 Sep 2018 | 0 Comments
How can you ensure FDA inspection readiness? Start here by learning the four types of FDA inspections. Then develop a plan and prepare before inspectors arrive at your doorstep.

Topics: Working with Factories, Legal Requirements

Tariffs Force Automaker to Pull New Model from U.S. Market

by Synnove Vandal on 23 Sep 2018 | 0 Comments
Automotive tariffs, consumer criticism of product destruction, India's manufacturing growth, how packaging influencing consumer satisfaction and fighting food fraud with blockchain in this week's roundup!

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Packaging, Product Destruction