China’s COVID Lockdown: Some Factories Relocating, but Brands Need to Stick to Quality Control

by Polly Chen on 31 May 2022 | 0 Comments
Some Chinese factories are relocating due to the strict lockdown policy here. Where are the factories going to and how can brands focus on quality control during the unrest situation? Let our post help you.

Topics: Quality Control News, Supply chain

How to Avoid These Five Common LED Light Manufacturing Defects

by AQF Team on 27 May 2022 | 0 Comments

When importing LED lights from countries overseas, it is impossible to check every order by yourself. Manufacturers will sometimes take advantage of this and slip lower quality materials or craftsmanship into your order to increase their margins. This can cause defects to occur that will harm your brand reputation or worse - lead to product recalls

Topics: lighting products

Avoid Recalls With These 7 Cookware Safety Tests

by AQF Team on 5 May 2022 | 0 Comments

Due to their close contact with food, cookware products carry higher risks for safety issues than many other consumer products. Product recalls can occur if it is deemed that the object poses a potential safety hazard to users. 

Topics: Cookware and Kitchenware

4 Challenges Faced by Footwear Brands and How To Solve Them

by AQF Team on 13 Apr 2022 | 0 Comments

The footwear industry is complex. With almost 90% of all footwear products being manufactured in Asia, brands all over the world are bound to face challenges when importing their products from overseas. 

Topics: Footwear

How to Avoid Shipment Delays

by Lisa Roberts on 12 Apr 2022 | 0 Comments
Looking for ways to avoid shipment delays and make your customers love you even more? See what the things you need to know are.

5 Top Footwear Manufacturers in Vietnam

by AQF Team on 5 Apr 2022 | 0 Comments

Vietnam is one of the world’s largest footwear producers. In fact, the country is responsible for over 10% of all footwear exports in the world. 

Topics: Footwear

How To Conduct Quality Control When Your Manufacturing Hub Is Under Lockdown

by Polly Chen on 17 Mar 2022 | 0 Comments
Quality control should always be on your list even under lockdown. Here we summarized some feasible solutions to support your quality control under challenges.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice

Amazon Marching in Beauty Industry, Challenging Giants

by AQF Team on 1 Mar 2022 | 0 Comments
In this week’s roundup, learn about Amazon in the beauty industry, Foxconn’s new semiconductor plant, and Shein’s new global supply chain center.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics, Supply chain

The Growth of Green Garment Factories in Bangladesh

by AQF Team on 24 Feb 2022 | 0 Comments

The Bangladesh manufacturing sector has had to overcome some negative press over the past few years, especially after an eight-story factory building collapsed in 2013, killing 1,134 people and injuring 2,500 more.

Topics: garment importers, Sustainability

Top Manufacturing Trends to Watch in 2022

by Nigel Richardson on 21 Feb 2022 | 0 Comments
Though the 2020s didn't start as well as we all hoped, there are still endless opportunities for growth and improvement. To get you a bit closer to them, today we're talking about the top manufacturing trends to watch in 2022.

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice

4 Critical Quality Controls For Cosmetics Packaging