HQTS Opens New Inspection Branch in Henan Province

In September 2017, HQTS Group opened a new branch in Zhengzhou, the capital city of Henan Province. The new branch focuses on government procurement and quality control inspections.

In response to the growing demand for third-party services in China’s Midwest region, HQTS Group provides highly specialized quality control inspections for customers in that region. The establishment of our Henan branch will play an important role in the domestic business expansion of HQTS Group.

 

HQTS New Office in Henan Province

 

HQTS Henan Branch services include:

Construction Projects

Building, environmental protection and green , water conservancy and flood control, traffic and transportation, gasoline and gas, power generation, communications, reparation and beautification , system integration, and other projects will be within the scope of this branch.

Merchandise

Land, building, equipment, stationary, building decoration materials, special equipment, special materials, vehicle, and other goods.

Purchasing services

Printing and publishing, professional consulting, engineering supervision, engineering and design, information technology and information management software design, maintenance, leasing, insurance, traffic transportation maintenance, training, conference management and other services, etc.

Government poverty-relief program

Charitable project, etc.

 

HQTS Group Attended the 9th China Third-party Testing Laboratory Development Forum and Exhibition

The 9th China Third-party Testing Laboratory Development Forum and Exhibition was held in Hangzhou from September 3rd to 5th. HQTS was pleased to be a sponsor of the event.

China’s Third-party Testing Laboratory Development Forum and Exhibition is the most influential event in the product testing industry. The forum was founded in 2009, and as many as 5,000 participants visit the annual forum.

This year’s theme was “Internet +” and “Inspection and Testing Intelligence”. These topics included information on the following subjects:

  • Industry management reform
  • Industry development and innovation
  • Laboratory quality management
  • Laboratory information development
  • Application of “Internet + inspection and testing”
  • Hotspot testing technology

HQTS’ vision is to become the most competitive and trusted quality control provider in the industry.

Our management understands the opportunities brought by the development of internet. With reference to Internet +, HQTS launched our Live Inspection service in June of 2017. We integrated internet and live streaming technology with the inspection process. This step introduces a new standard in quality control inspections.

HQTS is on the leading edge in striving to bring greater value to our customers. This new initiative demonstrates our innovative approach to delivering the best-in-class services in the quality control industry.

 

Yoshida Shanghai Sorting Inspection Factory Now Certified By BANDAI

Bandai Certification

HQTS is pleased to announce our Yoshida Shanghai Sorting Inspection Factory certification by BANDAI Group. After a comprehensive auditing process, Yoshida has become an approved sorting inspection partner for the well-known Japanese Group.

Japan has a reputation for rigorous standards when it comes to quality, and this audit was no exception. Although the audit was challenging, Yoshida earned BANDAI’s recognition through best in class quality processes and technical expertise.

Through the implementation of Japanese management and advanced inspection facilities, Yoshida has gained much attention in the Japanese market with a successful growth and outstanding performance for more than five years.

Yoshida bases its success on our ability to respond quickly, and provide creative solutions that meet our customer’s requirements. The flat organization management style allows much quicker decisions and response when compared with other sorting inspection companies.

BANDAI is one of the world’s largest toy companies and include some of the most popular brands in toys and interactive entertainment for children.

HQTS is one of Asia’s oldest and largest quality assurance providers.

Find out more about our sorting inspection services here.

HQTS Group Opened A New Lab

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The cooperation agreement between HQTS-QAI and Hunan Aipin Real Estate Development Co. Ltd. on 27 July 2017 forms the basis for our new textile & apparel lab.

The new lab will be focusing on textile & apparel testing such as composition check, care label check, GB18401, GB3170 and the quality requirements of Taobao online shops.

With the new lab, local textile & apparel wholesalers can easier develop their e-business services by receiving support in product quality controls, quality cost optimization and the improvement of their products’ competitiveness in the market.

HQTS and Aipin are sharing the same visions and both aim to provide quick and reliable third-party services to manufacturers, suppliers, exporters and customers.

 

HQTS New Lab
HQTS and Aipin signing the agreement

 

The lab is located in Zhozhou, China. It is currently in its organization phase and will be put into operation soon.

HQTS-QAI is the China-US joint-venture third party lab of HQTS Group. Our lab is accredited and certified by numerous international standards and member of key industry trade associations, including ISTA, CPSC, CNAS and CMA.

HQTS-QAI has a team of professional testing engineers who provide product testing services for textile & apparel, footwear, toys & children’s products and many other items.

With more than 100,000 clients, our customer satisfaction rate is over 98% which displays a certain influence in the quality control industry.

Latest Product Recalls July 2017

Download the latest product recalls to identify unsafe consumer products. Remember that safety recalls don’t expire, so check our news page regularly.

Consumer Product Recalls July 2017

HQTS is accredited to test against all major regulatory standards for the import of consumer goods.

You can rely on the expertise and technical resources of HQTS’ consumer product testing to help ensure your compliance with relevant regulations, as well as your own technical specifications.

With HQTS, you benefit from the skills and expertise of the industry’s foremost leaders, veteran engineers and award winning staff in our 80,000 sq ft laboratory, centrally located in Hangzhou, China. Whatever the scope or complexity of your project, you can count on the accuracy and reliability of HQTS with the most competitive pricing, fastest delivery times in the industry, and the support of a single point of contact for all your testing projects; this personalized approach has established us as one of the most respected labs in China.

Contact us to obtain additional information about how we can help you with your consumer product testing needs.

AAFA Applauds Removal of Border Adjustment Tax

The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) welcomed today’s joint statement by Congressional and Administration leadership that drops the border adjustment tax from tax reform discussions.

“The border adjustment tax was a bad idea looking for a place to happen. Luckily it will not happen in the United States of America,” said Rick Helfenbein, president and CEO of AAFA. “Today’s announcement by Congressional and Administration leadership is an important step on the path to providing long term tax reform that simplifies the code, lowers burdens, supports U.S. jobs, grows the economy, and makes our nation more globally competitive.

Read the full article here.

Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/1210

On 6 July 2017, Council of the European Union officially published Commission Implementing Decision(EU) 2017/1210 of 4 July 2017, on the identification of bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), dibutyl phthalate (DBP), benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP) and diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) as substances of very high concern according to Article 57(f) of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council (notified under document C(2017) 4462). These substances are identified as substances having endocrine disrupting properties whose effects to human health give rise to an equivalent level of concern.

The entry of the substances specified in paragraph 1 in the candidate list referred to Article 59(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 shall be amended by adding, under “Reason for inclusion”, ”Equivalent level of concern having probable serious effects to human health.

Find more information here.

 

 

Latest Product Recalls June 2017

Download the latest product recalls to identify unsafe consumer products. Remember that safety recalls don’t expire, so check our news page regularly.

Consumer Product Recalls June 2017

HQTS is accredited to test against all major regulatory standards for the import of consumer goods.

You can rely on the expertise and technical resources of HQTS’ consumer product testing to help ensure your compliance with relevant regulations, as well as your own technical specifications.

With HQTS, you benefit from the skills and expertise of the industry’s foremost leaders, veteran engineers and award winning staff in our 80,000 sq ft laboratory, centrally located in Hangzhou, China. Whatever the scope or complexity of your project, you can count on the accuracy and reliability of HQTS with the most competitive pricing, fastest delivery times in the industry, and the support of a single point of contact for all your testing projects; this personalized approach has established us as one of the most respected labs in China.

Contact us to obtain additional information about how we can help you with your consumer product testing needs.

HQTS Successfully Passed Renewal of CNAS 17020 Certificate

In June 2017 HQTS successfully passed the audit renewal for CNAS 17020 certificate at its corporate offices in Fuzhou, China.

Beginning on the 17th of June, CNAS auditors conducted an on-site audit of all inspection activities for various industries and service regions including Xingtai, Dalian, Wuyi, Fuzhou, Quanzhou, Shenzhen, Shunde, and others.

HQTS has been accredited by CNAS 17020 since 2007, and as such must undergo a periodic audit and reassessment of compliance with ISO standards. As a fully accredited inspection company, HQTS is legally authorized to perform related quality control services in China. China National Accreditation Service (CNAS) accreditation is ISO compliant, and is recognized by the more than 77 countries that accept ILAC, ISO and IEC certification standards for quality assurance providers.

 

HQTS Successfully Completed Inspector Training In 2017

In support of HQTS Group’s companywide efforts toward professional development, some of our inspectors participated in comprehensive continuing education courses in June 2017. This training was attended by 53 inspectors, including 26 English-speaking and 27 Chinese-speaking inspectors.

HQTS understands the importance of expanding and building upon our large pool of professionals to succeed in the long-term. It is our aim to provide an atmosphere that encourages professional development by providing opportunities to participate in training programs for individual and company development.

As an international company, HQTS understands the need for continual employee training to help them be better equipped to support our global growth.

HQTS continues to provide best-in-class quality control services for our customers through its outstanding professional development programs.