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Inspection Process

Everything about the Pre-Shipment Inspection

A Pre-Shipment Inspection (PSI) is a quality control procedure carried out at a supplier’s premises by either your QC department or an independent quality control ... Continue Reading

Inspection Process

Ceramic Goods Inspection Checklists & Potential Defects

While an importer’s specs and list of expected product defects are vital to perform an adequate inspection, reputable inspection firms like AQF have internal inspection ... Continue Reading

Purchase Process

OEM and ODM Suppliers: What’s the difference?

When looking into factories, you may notice that some are listed as ODM and OEM. Both terms ODM and OEM classify factories that supply parts or ... Continue Reading

Quality Management

The origin of AQL standard: An Historical View

Acceptable Quality Limit standard (AQL) is used by many Quality Control Inspection firms to determine a proper sampling size and the number of allowable defects. While ... Continue Reading