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What equipment do you have for packing goods?

Yes, our 3PL facilities provide both heat shrinking and vacuum sealing machines that can help you to select the packing that fits your requirements.

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What equipment do you have for product assembly?

Yes, we have a riveting machine that can be used when assembling products and components that require this method of fastening.

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Can you help check molds made by our Chinese toolmaker are perfect before they’re shipped?

Yes. If you’re getting plastic injection molds made in China we can send an engineer who is experienced in tooling fabrication and usage to your toolmaker’s shop to supervise their final testing and validation of the molds. This means that … Continue reading

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Can Sofeast help us store our tooling in China safely between productions?

Yes, we can! As you know, leaving your tooling, which is an expensive investment and important IP, at your supplier’s facility opens you up to certain issues: It may not be stored correctly and could be damaged. They may decide … Continue reading

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What NPI process does Sofeast follow?

If you only have the design of your product and you still have all the development work ahead of you, you will generally need to go through these 6 NPI steps: 1. Defining specifications 2. Feasibility/proof of concept 3. Prototyping … Continue reading

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Do your quality inspectors confirm that the products are fully compliant based on certificates provided by the factory?

We always look at product safety during inspections. For example, we know the difference between Class I vs. Class II for the hi-pot test and their parameters, conduct incline tests for furniture regularly, and know that drawstrings on children garments … Continue reading

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What is a Quality Assurance program and why do we need one?

If you work with us on a manufacturing project we commonly provide a customized Quality Assurance program for you covering all of the QA/QC activities that fit your project’s needs. What is a QA program? The program will vary from … Continue reading
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What’s the difference between Sofeast’s two facilities that can receive and fulfill my goods?

Here’s an explanation of how your suppliers can send components or products to either our Dongguan facility within China or export to our Shenzhen Free Trade Zone facility, the services we provide, and then where the finished goods are sent … Continue reading

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Can Sofeast provide a regular re-auditing program on my supplier/s?

Yes, we can! However, re-auditing suppliers often only covers the same points repeatedly, but in our experience, we’ve found that this doesn’t always drive improvements in a supplier. Rather, it creates a mountain of paperwork to deal with and more/better … Continue reading

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Can Sofeast help me create my QC checklist?

Yes, we work with you to create your checklist as per your requirements so suppliers are very clear on what’s expected. Explore this affordable solution here. When we build out your QC checklist we use our in-house IT system to … Continue reading

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