Manufacturing Country

How to Manage Defective Products from Sourcing to Shipping

by John Niggl on 31 Jul 2019 | 2 Comments
Managing defects starts with setting expectations during the sourcing process and continues throughout production to the time when your supplier ships the finished goods. Here are some tips to manage defective products.

Topics: Product Inspection, Working with Factories

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

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)

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

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

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

3 Ways to Manage Garment Quality Control

by Maegan Burkhart on 16 Apr 2019 | 7 Comments
Learn about the different areas concerning quality control for garments, including measuring dimensions and on-site testing during inspection to lab tests.

Topics: Product Inspection, Textile Products

5 Factors for Deciding Inspection Frequency in Manufacturing

by Sunny Wong on 10 Apr 2019 | 1 Comment
It’s ultimately up to you, the buyer, to determine how often you should inspect. But AQF will help you get started by introducing five key factors that can influence inspection frequency in manufacturing.

Topics: Product Inspection, Working with Factories, Quality Control Checklist

How AQF Online Makes Project Managers’ Lives Easier

by Matthew Milasius on 3 Apr 2019 | 0 Comments
The last thing project managers need is more work on their plate. That's why we developed an online quality management system to help you simplify your QC processes and progress towards quality targets.

Topics: Product Inspection, Working with Factories

10 KPIs You Can Track in AQF’s Online Quality Management System

by Shanbella Trinh on 27 Mar 2019 | 0 Comments
Have you ever wanted to quickly analyze which suppliers are passing or failing inspection? Or track defects affecting your products? Our online quality management system offers you numerous KPIs to help you meet your QC goals.

Topics: Product Inspection, Working with Factories