India Raises Tariffs on U.S. Goods as Another Trade War Brews

by Polly Chen on 7 Jul 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about India's tariffs on the U.S., Samsung leaving China and the U.S.'s ban on China's 5G in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics, Globalization

How to Verify Critical Components with a Construction Data Form

by John Niggl on 25 Jun 2019 | 0 Comments
Verifying a product's Component Data Form (CDF) is one of the simplest and most effective ways to check critical components in your electronic products. Check this out and learn how to verify your own CDF.

Topics: Consumer Electronics, Product Inspection, Quality Control Checklist

Apple and Target Issue Major Electronic Product Recalls

by Polly Chen on 23 Jun 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about Target and Apple's electronic product recalls , brands staying in China and Amazon's revolutionary drones in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics, Legal Requirements

Alibaba to Improve IP Protection for Global Brands With Blockchain

by Polly Chen on 16 Jun 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about Alibaba's blockchain-based IP protection system, sustainable fashion in India and Bangladesh's smartphone market in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics, Textile Products

3 Types of Quality Defects for Defect Classification

by Oliver Knack on 29 May 2019 | 5 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

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

Indian Entrepreneurs Could Reduce Online Garment Returns with AI

by Synnove Vandal on 30 Dec 2018 | 0 Comments
AI garment-sizing solution, UPS' 2018 rate increases, Vietnam trade war relocation, Accord on Fire and Building Safety and Silicon Valley supply chains in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics, Social Compliance, Textile Products

Holiday Spending on Track to Reach $1 Trillion in Sales

by Synnove Vandal on 9 Dec 2018 | 0 Comments
Holiday shopping trends, high-tech supply chains, overseas drug manufacturing, sustainable fashion and Shenzhen's copycat culture in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics, Social Compliance, Textile Products

4 Critical Quality Controls For Cosmetics Packaging