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Quality Control

CPG complements the core sourcing services with its wide range of China quality control services. Quality inspections are a vital step in the sourcing process, ensuring that from sampling to shipment, your product meets or exceeds your expectations. With a tried and proven QC process, executed by the best in the field, you can set your mind at ease and focus on the more pressing matters of your business. As your China sourcing agent we provide you with superior service and quality. CPG’s quality control services ensure that your products match your quality criteria.

Quality Control Professionals Working for You

The Quality Control team at China Performance Group is composed of professionally trained engineers capable of inspection services that comply with international quality control standards such as ANSI/ASQC Z1.4-2003, AQL standards, and a range of ISO standards including ISO 9227:2006, ISO 1461:1999, and ISO 2768-1. Our Quality Control department collaborates with the sourcing department, but are separate entities in order to make sure quality will never be sacrificed due to external pressures.

Full Range of QC Services

We offer our professional quality control services every step of the sourcing process according to your quality control requirements. Our range of services cover the entire production process, which are offered both as an individual service as well as part of our overall sourcing operations in China. See the graph below to see where it ties in and how you can use our resources to get the best product possible.

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QC Services Overview

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Factory Inspection/Qualification/Audit: From in-depth audits and due diligence to preliminary fact checking, CPG provides tailor reports on specific factories. After the inspection, a full factory profile report will be delivered to the client with full communication channels remaining open to ensure the reports are as clear and complete as possible.
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Pre-Production Inspection (PPI): This inspection is typically performed with a new factory before the placement of an order to check the factory for quality and ability to deliver. CPG recommends a PPI before placing any order with a new factory, if the goal is a long term cooperation.
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Initial-Production Inspection (IPI): An inspection of the first few products off the production line will reveal if any adjustments are needed before the whole order is completed. This is useful for a newly developed or customized product to ensure the order will meet all specifications.
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Mid-Production Inspection (MPI): Similar to an IPI, the Mid-Production Inspection is necessary to check up on a factory at some point during the production. This is useful when dealing with a new factory and to make sure proper production and quality control measures are in place and maintained.
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Factory Monitoring (FM): Factoring monitoring involves a QC expert on the factory floor monitoring their production. This is often required when working with new Chinese manufacturers producing high cost goods with costly materials. This would mitigate the risk of raw material tampering and other production risks.
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Pre-Shipment Inspection (PSI): The standard Pre-Shipment Inspection involves a random sampling of a predetermined percentage of the complete order before an order is loaded and shipped. If beyond tolerance quality issues are found, the scope of the inspection may be widened to make sure the issues are not widespread throughout the order. This inspection is included in our China Sourcing Solution
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Full Shipment Inspection (FSI): The Full Shipment Inspection, also known as defect sorting, involves individually inspecting every product in the order. This is useful for high priced goods or complex products in order to maintain given quality standards. In most cases, if quality issues are found, the products would be sorted and sent back to the factory for replacement or reimbursement. This detailed inspection process is also used in situations where every item of the order must meet the quality specifications, such as a direct shipment to a client’s customer.
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Container Loading Inspection (CLI): The Container Loading Inspection involves a QC expert on-site during the loading of the container. This is usually combined with a PSI as an added precaution to make sure the order will not suffer any damages during the loading process and to prevent any possible issues that may appear as the goods are being moved during shipment which may also cause damage.
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Documentation: Our QC department also provides a full range of services for creating QC documents, such as specification sheets or drawings for your new or existing products. Our China sourcing agent services seeks to provide you with outstanding and exceptional performance.