Product Inspection in China
STARTS FROM $188 USD PER MAN DAY

Production Inspection in China

At Bureau Veritas, we pride ourselves on providing world-leading quality control services both in China and globally. We have a keen focus on various product consumer product categories, including but not limited to electronics, textiles, furniture, toys. 

Exclusively Full-Time Inspectors: We employ full-time local inspectors and auditors, eliminating the risks associated with part-time or freelance workers.

Local Management: Our operation teams are strategically located in different regions of China and around the world.

Transparent Pricing: We offer an all-inclusive price of $288 per man-day in China's primary manufacturing regions.

Detailed Reports: Comprehensive inspection reports, replete with images and inspection records, offer a transparent view of the product quality. 

Fast Turnaround: On-site inspections within 48 hours and same-day reports facilitate timely quality checks.

Flexibility: Convenient scheduling, with the option to modify or cancel orders up to the last minute.

Integrity: It’s who we are, and it’s what sets us apart. We have established an independent integrity team to ensure our commitment to integrity is always upheld.
 

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Quality Control & Inspection in China

Often referred to as "the world's factory," China dominates the global manufacturing landscape with its vast sector, complete supply chain, and cost-effective production, making it the preferred choice for importers seeking both quality and affordability.

Conducting Quality Control measures in China serves as a protective layer for buyers, manufacturers, and customers alike. Product inspection, an indispensable aspect of a business's quality control program, help identify defects early and verify products align with the desired specifications and quality requirements.

 

We Provide Various Types of Product Inspection Services in China

 

  • Initial Production Inspection
    Performed when 10-20% of the products have been produced, it helps to identify potential issues with your product during the very initial phase of the production stage.
     
  • During Production Inspection
    Initiated when 40-60% of the order has been produced, this inspection aims to catch any quality issues early on.
     
  • Pre-Shipment Inspection/ Final Random Inspection
    This is a popular type of inspection conducted once at least 100% of the goods have been produced and 80% of them are packaged.
     
  • Full Inspection
    Also known as 100% product inspection, it verifies each product’s quality before shipping.
     
  • Fabric Inspection
    Fabric inspection is used in the apparel and textile industry to evaluate the quality of fabric for production in the later stage of manufacturing. At BV, we use 4-point system which is the most used standard in the industry.
     
  • Container Loading Supervision
    Designed to ensure accurate product and quantity loading, and optimal container condition prior to shipment.
     
  • Comprehensive Inspection
    This is a holistic quality and production oversight solution tailored for brands and retailers, aiming for product excellence from raw material to finished goods throughout the supply chain.
     
  • Sample Collection
    Sample collection service, in simple terms, is a quality control service to verify that the samples being collected are accurate representations of mass production.

 

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Product Categories

  • Softlines

    Customers‚Äô expectations are high in the softlines industry. Any quality issue, price discrepancy, or late delivery directly affects your business finances and reputation. Accelerated fashion seasons in the apparel and home textile industry create an urgency to quickly produce quality products that are compliant. With softlines, textile, footwear and accessories companies expanding into new global markets, they face an increasingly complex environment that challenges the turn-around of goods.

    We help you manage risk and achieve your goals of quality products being shipped in a timely manner. By combining quality assurance and quality control services at all stages of the product life cycle, Bureau Veritas can help protect your reputation and brand.

    Our inspectors and auditors have experience within the apparel, footwear and accessories marketplace allowing us to offer inspection and audit services worldwide for all kinds of softline products.

      • ACCESSORIES
      • From supplier qualification through to final shipment; our specialists help you avoid supply chain disruptions allowing you to ship quality products on time.

      • Belts
      • Handbags
      • Laptop bags
      • Purses
      • FABRIC & HOME FURNISHINGS
      • At every stage of your supply chain we verify your product meets time to market demands, and satisfies consumer expectations.

      • Curtains
      • Cushions
      • Fabric
      • Linen
      • FOOTWEAR
      • Our product specialists partner you to make the right supplier choice and verify the quality and safety of your footwear before shipment.

      • Leather Shoes
      • Men, Women, Children and babies shoes
      • Synthetic shoes
      • Textiles shoes
      • GARMENTS
      • At every stage of your supply chain we verify your electrical goods meet time to market demands, and satisfy consumer expectations.

      • Activewear
      • Fashion wear
      • Jeans
      • Linen
      • Shirts
      • Sleepwear
      • Soft furnishings(cushions, curtains, and etc.)
      • Underwear
      • Jackets
      • Power Tools
      • Small Domestic Appliances
      • SMART WEAR
      • In today‚Äôs connected world, more and more softline product are integrating technology. As a global leader in both softlines and wireless, our BV Best Practice...

      • Connected Footwear
      • Intelligent Textiles
  • HARDLINES

    Since hardlines encompasses an extensive array of products, ranging from furniture, jewelry, office and household goods, to candles and more - they often require a focused inspection and audit approach. Our BV Best Practice specifications have done the hard work for you. We have identified the necessary requirements for multiple global markets helping you with improved product quality, better branding and a reduction in customer complaints and returns due to poor quality.

      • INDOOR
      • At every stage of your supply chain we verify your product meets time to market demands, and satisfies consumer expectations.

      • Candles
      • Cookware
      • Craft & Decoration
      • Kitchenware
      • OFFICE
      • Our product specialists partner you to make the right supplier choice and verify the quality and safety of your furniture before shipment.

      • Cabinets
      • Chairs & Tables
      • Shelving
      • Stationery & Supplies
      • OUTDOOR
      • From supplier qualification through to final shipment; our specialists help you avoid supply chain disruptions allowing you to ship quality products on time.

      • Building Products
      • Camping Products
      • Patio Furniture
      • Tools
      • PERSONAL
      • Our quality management approach verifies that your personal goods meet best in class inspection requirements and satisfy the demands of your customers.

      • Luggage
      • Pet Care
      • Sporting Goods
      • Watches
  • TOYS

    Our quality assurance services for toy and juvenile products include both specialized services to meet specific needs and testing services to help assess if your product meets required governmental regulations and industry standards.

      • CLASSICAL
      • At every stage of your supply chain we verify your toys meet time to market demands, and satisfy consumer expectations.

      • Arts & Crafts
      • Balls
      • Construction Toys
      • Musical Toys
      • Fancy Dress
      • Kids Jewelry
      • Kids Kitchenware
      • Kids Make-up products
      • Metal Toys
      • Plastic Toys
      • Plush Toys
      • Science Sets
      • Seasonal Novelties
      • ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS
      • Our product specialists partner you to make the right supplier choice and verify the quality and safety of your electrical toy before shipment..

      • JUVENILE PRODUCTS
      • From supplier qualification through to final shipment; our specialists help you avoid supply chain disruptions allowing you to ship quality products on time.

      • Baby Furnishings
      • Bedding
      • Safety/Security
      • Transportation
      • WIRELESS CONNECTED
      • Our quality management approach verifies that your connected toys meet best in class inspection requirements and satisfy the demands of your customers.

      • Drones
      • Internet Connected
      • Quadcopters
      • Robots
  • ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS

    The electrical and electronics industries face a number of challenges preparing their products for the marketplace. Identifying and conforming to global requirements in a changing regulatory environment, optimizing product development, assessing suppliers and auditing their factories, and monitoring quality throughout the supply chain. Added to these are rising concerns that it is the producer’s responsibility to see a product through to the end of its useful life. Bureau Veritas has the comprehensive capabilities to partner with you in solving these issues.

      • CONSUMER ELECTRONICS
      • Our product specialists partner you to make the right supplier choice and verify the quality and safety of your consumer electronics shipment.

      • Audio/Video
      • IT Equipment
      • Telecommunications
      • Battery Operated Electronic Items
      • CONSUMER GOODS
      • At every stage of your supply chain we verify your electrical goods meet time to market demands, and satisfy consumer expectations.

      • Large Domestic Appliances
      • Lighting Chains
      • Power Tools
      • Small Domestic Appliances
      • Generator Driven Appliances
      • SMART HOME
      • Our quality management approach verifies that your personal goods meet best in class inspection requirements and satisfy the demands of your customers.

      • Entertainment
      • Heating
      • Lighting
      • Security
      • Video Consoles
      • TELECOMMUNICATIONS
      • Our product specialists partner you to make the right supplier choice and verify the quality and safety of your telecommunications products before shipment.

      • Feature Phones
      • Routers
      • Smart Phones
      • Tablets

How Can You Benefit from It?

  • Protect your business profitability.

While product inspections might seem like an added expense, they play a crucial role in early defect identification, saving businesses from hefty losses due to recalls or legal issues. This process also helps reduce product returns and mitigate associated costs, including customer care, transport, repackaging, and disposal, among others.

  • Consistent product quality and Enhanced Customer Satisfaction.

Quality products translate to satisfied customers. Through product inspections, businesses can ensure that their customers are satisfied, fostering brand loyalty. 

  • Protect your brand reputation.

A brand's reputation is its most valuable asset, and product inspections safeguard it by ensuring that only quality products reach the market.

  • Improve supplier accountability and drive improvement.

Implementing product inspections not only ensures quality but also fosters a culture of accountability among suppliers. When suppliers know that their products will undergo inspection, they are more likely to adhere to the established quality standards and specifications from the outset. Regular inspections also provide suppliers with valuable feedback, allowing them to continuously improve their processes and output, ultimately leading to a stronger, more collaborative partnership with businesses. 

 

Our Process and Scope of Product Inspection

Our product inspection process and scope may vary due to various product categories. At BV, our comprehensive quality control checklist guides the entire QC process. It includes product requirements, packaging details, defect classifications, and on-site tests. The checklist provides clarity and precision in the inspection process.

In general, here are the steps in a standard inspection:

1.    Preparation:

  • Understanding your needs, specific quality standards, AQL etc.
  • If you do not have specific quality standards in mind, we will be using BV protocol for your inspection.

2.    Quantity and Packaging Check, including

  • Packing condition (e.g. carton construction, crushed or damaged cartons)
  • Shipping marks, side marks, and carton labeling
  • Packing material & Packing method
  • Packing size
  • Carton packing assortment and packing quantity accuracy
  • Inner Packing & Printing, Labeling
  • Retail Packaging dimensions, printing, and labelling

3.    Product Conformity, including:

  • Style¬†
  • Color
  • Materials
  • Labeling
  • Safety regulation and acts

4.    On-Site Test, for example:

  • Hipot test for E&E product
  • Metal detection for children product with sewing process
  • Carton drop test to verify the transition risk, etc.

5.    Visual inspection
6.    Measurement Check
7.    Issue final inspection report
 

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 The benefits of using InSpec by BV:

  • Global service coverage and customer support
    Get world-class support from our on-the-ground global service team with over 1200 fully qualified specialists in over 85 countries across 5 continents.
  • World-leading expertise in quality control and quality assurance
    Get support from our world-leading expertise and decades of experience assessing millions of products and factories for top brands and retailers worldwide.
  • Fast service delivery and reliability
    Our inspection specialists can visit your factory the next working day in most Asian countries. You can get your inspection report on the same day of the inspection. It also allows you to cancel booking up to the day before the inspection.
  • Easy-to-use digital platform
    Book your inspection and audit services online in just a few steps. Manage all your bookings and reports in one place.
  • Real-time quotation
    View the inspection quotation online with no hidden cost.

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Bureau Veritas is a world-leading concept-to-consumer supply chain solutions partner working with organizations throughout the supply chain, With well in excess of 100 offices and laboratories spread around the world we are proud to be the quality managers for many of the world’s leading brands, retailers and their supply chains.

Inspec is an online booking platform to improve your product quality and reduce returns with systematic inspection and audits, You will experience a fast, easy-to-use booking flow for your product inspection services, and you can book one of our next available product specialists to be at your factory for service as quickly as the next day.

Why Bureau Veritas?

Bureau Veritas is a world leader in laboratory testing, inspection and certification services. Created in 1828, the Group has more than 80,000 employees located in more than 1,600 offices and laboratories around the globe.

As one of the world's leading third-party inspection companies, our inspection team all undergo rigorous technical qualification and integrity training before performing any type of inspection. We offer standard and tailor-made quality control inspection for a wide array of softline and hardline products.

Bureau Veritas helps its clients improve their performance by offering services and innovative solutions in order to ensure that their assets, products, infrastructure and processes meet standards and regulations in terms of quality, health and safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.

Global footprint and local expertise

Bureau Veritas carries out over 400,000 inspections and audits every year. We have over 1200 fully qualified inspectors across 85 countries in Asia, Africa, Europe, North and South America.

Product expertise

Your product quality inspection is conducted with BV’s inspection protocols which are based on our standard practices and decades of experience from assessing millions of factories and products. All our protocols are optimized to meet today’s requirements.

Ethic & independent quality control

As the world leader in testing, inspection and certification services, we put ethics and integrity at the very top of our priority list. Our Code of Ethics ensures our staff members maintain integrity, professional competence, confidentiality, professional behavior, and high ethical standards in their day-to-day business activities.