Whether evaluating a current or potential supplier, Intertek’s Factory Evaluation services will provide you with the peace of mind that you are protecting your brand and reputation

When sourcing global manufacturers or products it can be difficult to evaluate manufacturing sites. It is crucial to your business to know that you are sourcing a manufacturing site that employs quality systems and good manufacturing processes. By working with Intertek you will gain direct access to well-trained inspectors equipped with the latest evaluation techniques. No matter where your current or potential manufacturing sites are located, our local independent auditors can quickly offer their professional expertise and impartial status to ensure that you are not sacrificing the quality and integrity of your product.

During a Factory Evaluation Intertek will examine your supplier’s capabilities, systems, management, and operating procedures. During the evaluation our trained auditors will inform them of, or reinforce to them, your specific quality requirements. This service ensures that the appropriate suppliers are being selected and that your quality specifications are understood and being met.

Intertek will work with you to design an evaluation program based on your specific needs and requirements. This could include evaluation of the following aspects:

  • Compliance to social code-of-conduct standards:
    • Management and human resources
    • House keeping
    • Working conditions
  • Quality control system
  • Production capability
  • Manufacturing process
  • Equipment calibration
  • Internal training & auditing
  • Procurement process
  • Raw material management
  • Semi-finished and finished product management
  • Major markets and customers served
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