Manufacturing Country

Some Fashion Manufacturers Are Leaving China—But Not All

by Polly Chen on 10 Nov 2019 | 0 Comments
Just because a supplier is convincing and shows you a few amazing product samples doesn’t mean you should overlook how they actually function. It's also important to observe how they really act over time and after a few conversations. These 5 traits will help you sort good suppliers from bad suppliers and help you determine if using a particular supplier is best for your supply chain, customers and business.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Textile Products

China’s Electronics Industry Eagerly Awaits the End of the Trade War

by Polly Chen on 3 Nov 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about China's electronics industry, Vietnam's textile industry and Johnson & Johnson's recalled baby powder in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics, Textile Products

Amazon Changes Third-Party Seller Terms After Investigation into Unfair Suspensions

by Polly Chen on 4 Aug 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about Amazon's new terms for its third-party sellers, China's anti-dumping duties on stainless steel exporters and Zara's 100 percent sustainable fabrics in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Textile Products

5 Color Fastness Tests to Prevent Textile Fading and Staining

by Maegan Burkhart on 10 Jul 2019 | 0 Comments
Consumers don’t like their textiles to change colors or bleed during washing, under the sun or anywhere else. Here are five of the most common color fastness tests that a third-party laboratory can conduct to maintain your fabric's color.

Topics: Textile Products, Lab Testing

Flammability Tests for Fabric and Clothing Importers

by Maegan Burkhart on 19 Jun 2019 | 1 Comment
Everyone in the supply chain can benefit from flammability tests for fabric and clothing. Check this out to ensure the safety of your clothing with flammability tests.

Topics: Textile Products, Lab Testing

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 | 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)

3 Ways to Manage Garment Quality Control

by Maegan Burkhart on 16 Apr 2019 | 8 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

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

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