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3 Types of Quality Defects for Defect Classification

by Oliver Knack on 29 May 2019 | 4 Comments
Defect classification is a vital step for determining if goods should pass or fail inspection. Check out these 3 types of quality defects for your different product types.

Topics: Consumer Electronics, Industrial Goods, Product Inspection, Textile Products, Acceptable Quality Level (AQL)

Trade War Escalates! U.S. and China Both Raise Tariffs

by Polly Chen on 26 May 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about the rising tariffs, Starbucks' blockchain-based supply chain and Samsung's foldable challenges in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics

Lighting Testing: 11 On-Site Tests for LED Lighting Inspection

by Emma Wei on 22 May 2019 | 2 Comments
Unqualified LED lighting products can cause safety issues. Check out these 11 on-site tests for LED lighting inspection to avoid safety and performance issues.

Topics: Consumer Electronics, Product Inspection, Quality Control Checklist

Supplier Fraud and Falsified Test Reports Cost NASA $700M

by Polly Chen on 19 May 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about the supplier fraud that cost NASA, Foxconn's step to manufacturing wearables and Maersk's digital clearance platform in this week's roundup.
Best in Manufacturing – May 19, 2019

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Quality Control News

How AQF Helps You Manufacture and Ship Your Goods on Time

by Crystal Ge on 15 May 2019 | 1 Comment
Don't let quality issues and shipment delays affect your product. Here are some specific ways that AQF can help to improve your time to market.

Topics: Product Inspection, Working with Factories

Malaysia is America’s New Plastic Waste Dumping Ground

by Polly Chen on 12 May 2019 | 1 Comment
Read about Malaysia's plastic waste dumps, Amazon Prime's one-day delivery and ethical problems in fast fashion in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing

3 Steps AQF Takes to Protect Your Supplier Relationships

by Samantha Lim on 8 May 2019 | 0 Comments
A third-party inspection company like Asia Quality Focus (AQF) can help you protect supplier relationships and improve your manufacturing experience.

Topics: Working with Factories

Amazon to Close its Chinese Market, Focus on Cross-Border Sales

by Polly Chen on 5 May 2019 | 0 Comments
Amazon plans to close its Chinese market, Fisher-Price recalls its baby sleepers and robotics in supply chain in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing

Vietnam’s Workers Work 50 Extra Hours a Month to Make Living Wage

by Polly Chen on 28 Apr 2019 | 0 Comments
Read about the working conditions of Vietnam garment workers, Making Indonesia 4.0 plan and China's EV market in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Legal Requirements

Import Lights into the EU? How to Ensure Lighting Label Compliance

by George Huang on 24 Apr 2019 | 1 Comment
Here are the most common EU lighting label requirements and how pre-shipment inspection can help you identify any issues.

Topics: Product Inspection, Legal Requirements