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Quality inspection company product know-how

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In a previous article, Inspectors : Generalists or specialists, part of the recipe has been revealed. However, there is another secret to ensure the success of any particular product inspection. Continue reading

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IEC 61140 – Safety Classes Description

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Europlug: Safety Class II

The Quality Control Blog recently discussed the safety classes of IEC 61140. The last article showed why it matters and how to ensure compliance. Three safety classes are important nowadays. Lets talk about how we can spot physical non-compliance. These are very common for products made-in-Asia. Suppliers sometimes are unaware of the regulation. Other manufacturers simply try to cut corners. Continue reading

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Do I need inspections and lab product testing?

test laboratoire AQF1 250x166 Do I need inspections and lab product testing?Product Testing or product inspections? This blog always extols the virtues of product inspections to check products before they ship to their destination market. As The Quality Control Blog had mentioned in previous articles, inspections focus mostly on the cosmetics, functionality, specs, measurements of the product.

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“How to source from China” Conference at Dubai Electronics Fair

Screen shot 2013 05 21 at 2.31.29 PM How to source from China Conference at Dubai Electronics Fair“How to source from China” Conference at Dubai Electronics Fair. You are invited to participate in the “How to source from China” conference at the Global Sources Dubai Electronics China Sourcing Fair. As a quality control professional, I will be sharing my experience on the Dos and Don’ts regarding quality control.

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Case Studies /

After Product Inspection: Sealed Boxes Secure?

The purpose of a after product inspection is to ensure that an importer gets the goods that they expect. After product inspections, many importers will ask their inspectors – internal or 3rd party – to seal and stamp their boxes to ensure that products are not removed, exchanged, tampered with, etc. But, with boxes sealed and stamped, factories would never dare to tamper with the contents, right?

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AQF Interviewed in Shenzhen Daily Newspaper

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Just this past week, AQF’s Managing Director, Julien Roger was interviewed in Shenzhen Daily, an English language newspaper printed in the Guangdong province city. The article discusses Mr. Roger’s experience working with foreign buyers, and discussed the busy April trade show month in Guangzhou and Hong Kong.

Furthermore, the article discusses sourcing trends and the impact of the economic crisis on the quality control and import business. Continue reading

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