From Plastic to Fabric: How Are Industries Fighting Plastic Waste

by Polly Chen on 30 Mar 2021 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, learn about the new technology that turns plastic into fabric, how is wearable technology is protecting PepsiCo workers, and the automation trend in the packaging industry.

Topics: Packaging, Supply chain

5 Crucial Functions of Cosmetics Packaging

by AQF Team on 30 Mar 2021 | 0 Comments

Perhaps more than any other industry, cosmetics packaging needs to do a lot of different things. This is why performing supplier audits and maintaining an effective quality control system are absolutely essential for cosmetics brands. But first, you need to understand what the function of product packaging really is. 

Topics: Packaging, cosmetics

How To Create a Quality Control System for Cosmetics Packaging

by AQF Team on 3 Mar 2021 | 0 Comments

Perhaps more than any other industry, cosmetics brands need to protect their image. And considering that product packaging has such a strong tie to your brand’s image and the perception of quality, it is critical to have an effective quality control system in place. 

Topics: Packaging, cosmetics

Setting AQL Standards for Cosmetics Packaging

by AQF Team on 26 Feb 2021 | 0 Comments

Setting AQL standards for cosmetics packaging is the trick to making sure you have the right cosmetic packaging quality control. Take a look at how to best make sure you are performing the right quality control checks on your products. 

Topics: Acceptable Quality Level (AQL), Packaging, cosmetics

Is the Packaging Revolution Coming?

by Polly Chen on 26 Jan 2021 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, let's learn about the packaging revolution, Amazon planes, and a massive recall of infant clothes.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Packaging, Supply chain

3 Considerations When Sourcing Cosmetics Packaging

by AQF Team on 26 Jan 2021 | 0 Comments

Cosmetics and skin care packaging must go through rigorous testing before being approved for distribution, but testing the products alone is not enough. The quality and safety of the packaging of these items must also adhere to a variety of standards in order to ensure product quality and consumer safety. 

Topics: Packaging

Insight from Chinese Factories: Export Surges, Labor Shorts

by Polly Chen on 12 Jan 2021 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, let's learn about the labor shortage in some Chinese factories, H&M's new sustainable packaging, and Nike's sales increase.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Manufacturing Tips & Advice, Packaging

China’s Exports Surge. Is Your Holiday Shipment Ready?

by Polly Chen on 22 Dec 2020 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, let's learn about China's export surge, winners amid the pandemic, and ways to achieve sustainable packaging.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Packaging, Supply chain, Ecommerce

China Signed the World's Largest Trade Agreement

by Polly Chen on 1 Dec 2020 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, let's learn about the RCEP, how to upgrade packaging to reduce waste, and Walmart's "pop-up" fulfillment centers.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Packaging

Plastic Packaging: How It Hurts and Why It Needs to Change

by Polly Chen on 15 Sep 2020 | 0 Comments
In this week's roundup, let's learn about how to reduce plastic packaging, Vietnam's incentive terms and how fashion supply chain can become more sustainable.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Packaging

4 Critical Quality Controls For Cosmetics Packaging