What is First Article Inspection and Why is it Important?

What is First Article Inspection and Why is it Important?

What is First Article Inspection and Why is it Important? Imagine that you’ve hired an injection molding factory in China to produce a precision plastic automotive part. The dimensions of the part are critical, and you’ve contracted with a third-party inspection...
3 Alternatives to China for Sourcing in Southeast Asia

3 Alternatives to China for Sourcing in Southeast Asia

3 Alternatives to China for Sourcing in Southeast Asia How do you diversify your supply chain and minimize the disruptions that might stem from natural disasters, geopolitical events, or other unexpected circumstances? This is a question many importers have asked...
The Coronavirus Will Affect Manufacturing in 2 Big Ways

The Coronavirus Will Affect Manufacturing in 2 Big Ways

The Coronavirus Will Affect Manufacturing in 2 Big Ways Since the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak started in Wuhan last month, many people across the world have become quite nervous. The WHO declared the outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International...
Wuhan Coronavirus: What do Importers Need to Know?

Wuhan Coronavirus: What do Importers Need to Know?

Wuhan Coronavirus: What do Importers Need to Know? Pictured Here: Colorized scanning electron micrograph of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome virus particles (yellow) attached to the surface of an infected VERO E6 cell (blue). Image captured and color-enhanced at the...
Manufacturing in Vietnam: This is What You Need to Know

Manufacturing in Vietnam: This is What You Need to Know

Manufacturing in Vietnam: This is What You Need to Know Since the U.S.-China trade war began in 2018, many importers have scrambled to shift some or all of their production to Vietnam. In fact, Vietnam’s imports to the U.S. through November 2019 totaled $60.9 billion,...

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