companies that perform clothing factory inspections and evaluations.
If you are producing garments or fashion accessories in factories outside
of your own country (factories you can not visit on a regular basis),
it is a good idea to have the factories inspected by an independent
agency. It is important to make sure that you source clothing
in factories that meet international standards. Also, visit
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Group / System Certification Pakistan: they are an accredited
monitor for WRAP, SA-8000, FLA and BSCI certification in Pakistan; additionally
they are providing Supplier evaluation services in Pakistan and Iran. They
examine your supplier's capabilities, systems, management, and operating
procedures. They communicate your specific requirements and prepare a very
comprehensive assessment report, this service ensures that appropriate suppliers
are being selected and that your quality specifications are understood and
being met. They will design their evaluation program based on your requirements.
It can save significant time, money, and potentially your reputation to
work with the right suppliers. Their supplier Evaluation reports are a valuable
tool in making those final determinations. The areas covered in Supplier
Evaluation include: Capabilities, Scale & organization, Compliance with
Local Laws, Management and human resources, Quality control system, Manufacturing
process, Facilities, Procurement process, Raw material management, Semi-finished
and finished product management,House keeping,
Working condition. Contact: Abdulrauf Shaikh E-mail:
Inspections Limited ATI is an independent inspection service company
having 13 offices worldwide and 100 plus qualified inspectors .
They provide inspection and audit services to
help clients, retailers, trading partners, Importers and manufacturers to
assess product quality conforming to the internationally accepted standards
like MIL-STD-105E (ANSI/ASQC Z1.4, BS6001, DIN40080 and ISO2859), 4-Point
System and AQL 2.5/4.0. We specialize in providing inspection and audit
service i.e. inspection of Yarn, Fabrics, Garments, Towels, Home Textiles,
Foot Wear and Leather.
The inspection team is a cohesive group of technically qualified trained
and experienced Textile/Garment technologist to undertake multistage inspection
that is aimed at quality up gradation of your merchandise. The aim
of our service is to reduce and eliminate as many of your risk in accepting
defective products that endangers business as they often mean unhappy customers,
lost sales, operation disruption, rework, even safety and legal issues.
Through their onsite inspection, ATI will monitor the correct fulfillment
of your purchase orders and assures that merchandise evaluated meets all
specific requirements. Address: 1601-2 Kowloon Plaza
, 485 Castle Peak Road, Kowloon Hong Kong Phone: + 852-27244786 Fax: + 852-27214786
E Mail: [email protected] Contact:Nasir Naeem
CMA Testing and Certifications Labratories
(Hong Kong): CMA Testing is experienced in textile and garment testing.
Apart from physical testing and quality checking in the laboratory, they
also provide on-site inspection services. Their service covers many
countries and regions in Asia.
Codetex srl: Fabric quality control-Stabilizing treatments-Laboratory Tests-Inspections
and tests at italian and overseas producers.
Logistics:warehouse,raw materials,storage and transport management.CO.DE.TEX. Group consist of four companies
that manage a total of nine factories as well as eight local unitson the premises of two fabric producers.
Address: Via Chieri 107Andezeno
(Torino)10020 ItalyPhone: 39-0119434433 or 39-0119434364Fax: 39-0119434464Email:[email protected]Contact: Roberta Menab- Export ManagerNew York Office:
Fisk Building,250 W 57th Street,Suite 2414New York,NY 10107 Mr Alberto Ammassariphone 212-957.2720 fax 212-957.1975 email
Global Impax Private Ltd.: EFN Global Impax Private Limited was incorporated
in 1995 with their head-quarters in India. They specialize in providing
independent Quality Assurance Services and thus enhance Brand Management.
To enhance their Organisation and Methods, they adopted the ISO Quality
Management System and achieved ISO 9002 Certification in the year 2001.
As a measure of continuous improvement, they have now upgraded their operations
to the latest ISO standard and they have successfully achieved ISO 9001:2000
Certification to provide Quality Assurance Services.
Hangzhou Nicy Inspection
Service Co.,Ltd (China): Nicy Inspection
Service (NIS) specializes in all kinds of inspection service and loading
supervision for buyers, agents, government department and suppliers all
over the world. They could adopt these inspection
standards: ANSI/ASQC Z1.4 / MIL-STD-105E / BS 6001 / DIN 40080 / ISO 2859
/ NFX 06-022. NIS provides their clients with
excellent quality inspection service & loading supervision, and
they do it on time. They
send their experts to the factory to conduct the
inspection. They send their
English inspection report to the client on the inspection day by email.
So the client can know the quality of goods immediately and decide on further
action. They are capable of making
their own imprint in inspection/survey services
related to the following areas: shirt /jacket /skirt /bra /pants /sweater
/cap /underwear /belt /tie /socks /scarf / Fabric / Home textiles / Shoes
(footwear) / Bag and box / Toy/ Material inspection, Factory Audit, Loading
supervision, Sampling to test and so on. NIS was registered and proved by
China government on July 23rd, 2004. It has inspection companies in Hangzhou
and Chongqing, and inspectors in Xiamen, Shenzhen, Jinan of China.
Their service covers the whole China.
Address:Room 1G, Building No. 5, Hangban
Edifice, Hangzhou, China. Post code: 310014 Phone:86-0571 88037992 Fax:86057188074369 E-mail:[email protected]
or[email protected] Contact: Eton Liang
Helmsman Quality & Technology
Services Co., Ltd. is a leading quality control provider who helps you
to ensure the quality of your purchasing goods. Accredited by CNAS against
ISO17020& ISO17025 and with more than 15 years of experience and over
500 professional staff in more than 48 offices around the world, they offer
a wide range of quality assurance services, covering factory audit, social
compliance audit, pre-production inspection, during production inspection,
pre-shipment inspection, 100% inspection, loading supervision and product
testing as well. Helmsman Quality & Technology Services Co., Ltd. Add:
3/F, 152# North Jianxin Road, Fuzhou, Fujian, China Tel: +86-591-87641880
Fax:+86-591-83724643 E-mail:[email protected]
Quality Testing Services / Testing Labs
Quality Inspection Services
If It'sQuality: Services Offered:
Statistical audits on site at the customer's location. Various auditing
methods can be used including MIL stds, Defect Percentage Audits, and/or
customized audit processes. "If It's Quality" can provide thorough
audit forms and summaries or if the customer prefers, they may elect to
use their own forms and reports. A complete defect analysis report and follow
up is always part of the package. Services Offered: Inspection of
product on site at the customer's location. Inspections can be done for
a single defect, a list of defects, measurement defects, or any/all defects.
Standards can be based on any criteria the customer chooses or on industry
standards. Summaries and tracking records on defects can be provided by "If
It's Quality" if required or reporting formats can be provided by the
customer if preferred. Rework projects include simple relabel, repackage
projects, or repairs that do not require sewing or skilled machinery use.
Intertek: Intertek provides comprehensive services for all of your textile
and apparel inspection, testing and certification needs to help you deliver
the highest-quality products. With more than 1,200 inspectors
around the globe, and 700 in China alone, Intertek's pre-shipment textile
and apparel inspections are conducted by seasoned experts to evaluate your
products both pre- and post-production. Intertek's textile and apparel inspection
services help you identify varying levels of defects in your product, including:
critical defects, major defects, minor defects, etc. During textile
and apparel inspections, Intertek conducts the following: fabric check,
garment labeling review, workmanship assessment, etc.
Korea Apparel Testing and Research Institute(KATRI):(Korea) testing and research institute
accredited by government; testing, inspection, analysis and research of
textile and related products for the textile industry.
They are a nationally and internationally accredited testing, inspection &
research institute based on 40 years of experience. They are endeavoring
to keep up to date with the demands of the 21st century and anticipated
changes in the industry, and act accordingly. They aim to be in the forefront
of any changes. Their company has the ability and capacity to diversify
and increase its scope to be able to act in the best interest of the industry.
Together with their partners they will be a world leading institute in the
future and provide competitive and professional services to their clients.
Services include description of quality and care instructions, confirmation
of all specifications, evaluation of colorfastness, dimensional stability
and physical characteristics, down and feather testing, specification test
of harmful substances and processing catalysts, infection resistance tests,
and analysis of defective factors for consumer protection.
Inspection services from SGS – risk reduction plus quality and quantity
control ensure that you meet all relevant regulatory requirements.
Their inspection programs allow you to develop products that consistently
meet the high standards you expect. SGS can also help you comply with
the complex regulatory requirements of health, safety and the environment
across different regions and markets. Their inspection services
help you to highlight defects as early as possible, so that you can make
changes where necessary and avoid the cost of disruptions in the production
or supply of your products. This means that you reduce the risk of product
recalls or other issues that could damage your profits as well as your long-term
brand integrity. As a world leader in inspection services, they offer
you unrivaled experience and expertise, the latest technologies and a unique
global network. As a result, they can help provide you with the highest
standards of quality and integrity; anywhere in the world.
Specialised Technology Resources,
Independent testing institute with laboratories world wide. Quality
assurance, polymer research, product and process engineering and specialty
manufacturing. Material and product testing services for the textile, nonwovens
and leather industries.Address:
10 Water Street Enfield, CT 06082 Phone: (860)749-8371
Responsible Apparel Production (WRAP): The objective of the Apparel
Certification Program is to independently monitor and certify compliance
with the following standards, ensuring that a given factory produces sewn
goods under lawful, humane, and ethical conditions. Note that it is not
enough to subscribe to these principles; WRAP monitors the factory for compliance
with detailed practices and procedures implied by adherence to these standards.