Inspections, Manufacturing Audits and Lab Testing in Vietnam

We provide inspections, manufacturing audits, and lab testing services for your Vietnam factories and suppliers to ensure your products maintain compliance throughout your supply chain. Learn how QIMA quality control experts help you exceed customer expectations.

Manufacturing in Vietnam

In recent years, Vietnam has grown and refined its manufacturing capabilities to serve the world’s growing consumer demand. Domestic and foreign investment and a strong technical workforce have made the country a viable option as a global manufacturing partner.  But how do you verify your manufacturing standards, gain visibility into your supply chain, and house accurate quality control (QC) reports without actually being on the manufacturing floor?

By working with our inspectors and industry experts, we can help you ensure your manufacturing line runs efficiently through our on-site inspections and product testing. Our regulatory knowledge and expertise can help you avoid costly compliance issues and sharpen your quality control protocols to keep your production line moving.

Explore Our World-Class Services

Our manufacturing audits, inspections, and lab testing services are performed with local specialists that will ensure product performance, consistent processes, and identify any risks in your supply chain.

Inspections - Our On-site inspectors provide assessments and troubleshooting as needed throughout the manufacturing process.

  • Our inspector network is highly trained and skilled in their areas of expertise
  • Inspections can be conducted at all stages of production
  • Avoid delays, recalls, and ensure quality at every stage in manufacturing
  • Guaranteed on-site inspections within 48 hours
  • Clients are allowed to modify or cancel orders up until 4:00 p.m. (China time) the day before the scheduled inspection at a Vietnam-based facility.
  • Inspection reports delivered within 24 hours of inspection

Manufacturing Audits - Our specialists will evaluate your product at multiple steps in the production process.

  • Highly trained specialists across ethical, structural, environmental and manufacturing audits
  • Auditors are local to Vietnam with a full understanding of the region’s language, culture, laws, practices and regulations
  • Audits conform to QIMA’s best-in-class protocols, and recognized international standards

Lab Testing - Our services offer comprehensive and precise testing with through our accredited labs.

  • ISO/IEC 17025 accredited and CPSC approved
  • Testing a range of consumer products such as textiles, footwear, food contact materials and toys.
  • Real-time results through our digital platform
  • Lab testing experts are trained and certified in regulatory standards and the newest testing methods to help you build tailor-made testing protocols.

We offer easy online booking for all services and a customizable dashboard for clients to manage orders, access data and analyze results – anywhere, anytime.

QIMA Quality Control in Vietnam

We make the quality control process simple and accessible.  If you are manufacturing in Vietnam, we can act as your eyes and ears in your facilities. Every step of production can be monitored through our inspections, audits and testing services. From raw materials to finished products, our team in Vietnam is there to help you and your suppliers ensure product compliance in your destination country.

For more information on the services we provide in Vietnam and other Asian countries, please contact us.

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QIMA Q3 Barometer: Quality, Safety, Ethics: Supply Chains Still Struggle in 2017
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QIMA Q1 Barometer: 2015 Ends with Exploding Hoverboards and Growing Ethical Concerns
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