Pre Production Inspection

What is a Pre Production Inspection in China & Asia?

The Pre-Production Inspection (PPI) is completed after the identification and the evaluation of your vendor / factory and right before the beginning of the actual mass production. It can be completed at the factory or at the vendor office. The aim of the Pre Production Inspection in China and Asia is to make sure your vendor understands your requirements and the specifications of your order and is prepared for its production.

What do we check during a Pre Production Inspection?

Raw materials and key components of your order, relationship between the factory and the vendor, understanding of your demands by the factory, samples, costs, production schedule and processes, in-house quality control checks and key persons from the vendor and factory (production manager, people who speak English etc).

What is the benefit of the Pre Production Inspection?

The Pre Production Inspection in China and Asia will help you to setup the preliminary production test to match the golden sample. By this inspection, you will get a clear vision of the production schedule and get ahead of any possible problems that could affect the quality of your goods. Most of the time, the main reason for production issues and poor quality is not the factory’s lack of know-how but rather misunderstandings between you and the manufacturer, which often come from culture and language differences. The Pre Production Inspection in China and Asia will allow you to get past this communication gap and make sure both parties understand each other.

Which products does AQF specialize in? 

     Hardlines                      Softlines               Electronic & Electrical           Luxury Goods        

Hardline Goods inspectionSoftline Goods inspection  Electronic and Electrical goods inspection  Luxury goods inspection

Why should I book this quality control service?

As an international buyer, you are often dealing with poor communication. You want certainty, and you want to make sure your requirements are well understood and that the production will start efficiently with the right materials and the right processes. The pre production inspection in China and Asia will give you peace of mind and is a great way to keep pressure on your vendors while showing your clients that you care.

Highlights of this quality control inspection service 

  • Is everything well prepared before the production starts?
  • Are my requirements and specifications (material, color, etc.) well understood?
  • Is everything ready before mass production?
  • We can help you implement corrective actions as soon as possible.
  • Is the factory well prepared to meet my expectations?
  • Avoid unexpected delays and costs.

Options available

  • Collection of samples
  • Nighttime overtime
  • Western Inspector or Western expert

 

Please visit our Pricing page for more information. 

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