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What to Do if Your Supplier Fails an FDA Inspection?

by Samantha Lim on 20 Feb 2019 | 0 Comments
Avoid the consequences of a failed FDA inspection. A little due diligence now can save you from stress, damages and disruption down the line.

Topics: Quality Control Checklist, Legal Requirements

Video Series: How Experienced Importers Limit Product Defects in 3 Stages

by Maegan Burkhart on 26 Dec 2018 | 0 Comments
Defective products that reach customers can sink your importing business, fast. That’s why experienced importers seek to limit product defects before disaster strikes. But how can you take the first steps towards fewer product defects and improved product quality?

Topics: Quality Control Checklist, QC Processes and Terminology, Manufacturing Tips & Advice

Quality Control Inspection Checklists and How to Use Them

by Stacy Bruce on 17 Oct 2018 | 19 Comments
Creating a quality control inspection checklist should be among the first steps you take to develop an effective quality control program. A detailed checklist can save you a lot of trouble in the long run. It can defend against sub-standard or non-conforming goods.

Topics: Quality Control Checklist, Product Inspection

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, Quality Control Checklist, Packaging, Acceptable Quality Level (AQL)

21 Casting Defects and How to Prevent Them in Your Products

by Sunny Wong on 19 Sep 2018 | 0 Comments
Are your products suffering from casting defects? The good news is they're entirely preventable. Read on for causes and prevention of the top casting defects.

Topics: Acceptable Quality Level (AQL), Quality Control Checklist, Product Inspection

Chinese Trademark Theft on the Rise After a Five-Year Low

by Synnove Vandal on 2 Sep 2018 | 0 Comments
This week on Best in Manufacturing, Chinese trademark theft is on the rise after a five-year low, Japanese automakers face ongoing quality control issues and U.S. companies weigh in on plans to tax Chinese imports.

Topics: Globalization, Quality Control Checklist, Best in Manufacturing, Social Compliance, Sourcing

4 Steps to Prevent Quality Defects Before They Appear in Your Products

by Sunny Wong on 23 May 2018 | 1 Comment
Do you spend more time than you'd like on finding and fixing quality defects after production? Here's four steps to prevent quality defects in your products instead!

Topics: Product Inspection, Quality Control Checklist

Create Your Own Quality Manual or Hire a QC Professional to Help?

by John Niggl on 25 Apr 2018 | 0 Comments
These six factors will help you decide whether you're the best person to develop a quality manual for your product or whether it's worth hiring a QC professional to help instead!

Topics: Quality Control Checklist, Product Inspection

Is Your Supplier’s Quality Manual Missing Your Product Requirements?

by Samantha Lim on 18 Apr 2018 | 0 Comments
Ever wondered what's included in your supplier's quality manual? Check out this article to compare two quality manuals, one from a factory and one from professional QC staff, and explore how to ensure your product requirements aren't overlooked.

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

4 People to Consult When Creating a Quality Manual for Your Product

by Crystal Ge on 4 Apr 2018 | 1 Comment
Creating a quality manual for your product shouldn't be a 'me, myself and I' endeavor. An inaccurate or incomplete quality manual creates issues for everyone involved in a product, from your supplier to your customers.

Topics: Quality Control Checklist, Product Inspection