China Retaliates with New Tariffs on $75 Billion of U.S. Goods

by Polly Chen on 8 Sep 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about China's tariffs on $75 billion U.S. goods, Hasbro's plan to phase out plastic packaging and Target's store-fulfillment in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Packaging

China’s Trade War Choice: Airbus or Boeing?

by Polly Chen on 14 Apr 2019 | 0 Comments
Why did China place a huge order from Airbus, how to win the plastic waste trade war 3.0 and why Samsung's struggling in China in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Packaging, Globalization

China’s Import Ban on Recyclable Plastics One Year Later

by Maegan Burkhart on 17 Mar 2019 | 0 Comments
How China's import ban has thrown the entire global recycling industry into disarray, declining U.S.-China tech investment and quality value propositions in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Packaging

U.S. Importers Can Legally Avoid Tariffs with This Unknown Loophole

by Synnove Vandal on 27 Jan 2019 | 0 Comments
Tariff loophole for U.S. importers, tackling ecommerce packaging challenges and Cambodia garment industry improvements in this week's roundup.

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

How to Meet Amazon Seller Requirements When Importing from Asia

by Fredrik Gronkvist on 5 Dec 2018 | 0 Comments
Meeting Amazon seller requirements isn't necessarily hard. But if you want to make a fortune, you must come well prepared. Putting in the time and effort now will help you successfully play ball in the major league of ecommerce.

Topics: Legal Requirements, Packaging

Amazon is Changing the Entire Packaging Industry

by Synnove Vandal on 2 Dec 2018 | 0 Comments
Amazon influences packaging, Myanmar garment industry, smartphone component suppliers, tense APEC meeting and China hacking U.S. IP in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics, Textile Products, Packaging

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

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

5 Steps to the Carton Drop Test

by Maegan Burkhart on 11 Jul 2018 | 6 Comments
Never assume your supplier will automatically take the steps to protect your products with the appropriate packaging. Ensure your packaging meets your quality standards and protects your products by conducting a package drop test.

Topics: Product Inspection, Packaging

9 Lab Tests for Packaging That Could Save Your Products

by Maegan Burkhart on 9 May 2018 | 6 Comments
Packaging testing in a certified lab can help you solve persistent packaging quality problems and save your products from getting damaged during shipping and handling.

Topics: Packaging, lab testing in china

4 Critical Quality Controls For Cosmetics Packaging