Quality Control Services in Bangladesh

Pro QC in Bangladesh has nationwide coverage via experienced quality engineers stationed in and around locations such as Dhaka, Chittagong, Gazipur, Savar, Narayangang, Agrabad and Kalurghat.

Bangladesh is an attractive choice for garment and footwear buyers as the country offers relatively low labour costs compared to other ASEAN countries. This has helped the country grow into a large exporter of soft goods the past decades. In recent years however, Bangladesh has moved beyond apparel manufacturing towards a more diversified economy and manufacturing base. As a result, the country for example now also offers opportunities to buyers in the space of automotive parts or electronics.

Pro QC International has been present as third-party inspection and quality consulting agency in Bangladesh since 2001, providing a variety of quality control services and consulting to international clients looking to optimize and secure their supply chain. Additionally, through our vast experience in QA/QC and supplier development we have been able to effectively support clients that are currently diversifying their supply chain way from China into Bangladesh, or other countries across the region such as Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia.

Over the years out quality engineers have supported buyers of the below items with product inspections and factory audits across Bangladesh:

  • Softlines: garments/clothing, cotton and silk textiles, fashion accessories, footwear, gloves, safety gear, leather goods, jewellery, jute good and handicrafts, outdoor equipment, furniture, paper
  • Hardlines: motor vehicles, trailers, computer and electronics, agricultural machinery, bicycle parts, shipbuilding, rubber
  • Food: frozen fish and seafood products

Our coverage in Bangladesh

Our nationwide network of qualified inspectors and auditors allows us to offer custom and cost-effective quality solutions matching your needs, whether they are short or long term. Our experienced team is available with little notice and is at your service where and when you need support with quality inspections, factory audits, compliance or testing.

  • Dhaka
  • Chittagong
  • Gazipur
  • Savar
  • Narayangang
  • Agrabad
  • Kalurghat
  • Khulna

Our Quality Control Services in Bangladesh


Product Inspection
Product Inspection

By performing product inspections, we can identify problems early with the goal of eliminating the underlying causes.


Factory Audits
Supplier Selection & Factory Audits

Pro QC International performs various types of factory audits.


Supplier Management
Supplier Management

At Pro QC, we also work closely with clients and their suppliers to improve their system, processes and manufacturing capabilities.

Product Inspection in Bangladesh

Pro QC’s quality engineers inspect product at different stages in the production process. Product inspections can be incorporated to evaluate product quality and determine conformity with client specifications.

Inspectors employ ANSI Z1.4 standard sampling to evaluate workmanship, functionality, packaging, labeling, etc. We review and check against existing client specifications, and can assist in development of criteria as necessary.

Our engineers generally use Pro QC’s standard report forms. In Bangladesh, inspections of clothing/garments, home décor items, plastics and outdoor equipment are common. Sample reports can be provided upon request. Naturally it would not be an issue for us to use a client’s check lists or formats as well, or a hybrid approach can be adopted. Reports including images will always be available online within 24 hours of completion of the service.

First Article Inspection

Prior to the start of mass production, our local quality engineers verify that the engineering of the product—drawings, parts, functions and other specific requirements—conform to your specifications. This process ensures that specifications are well understood, verified and documented.

In-process Inspection

An in-process inspection allows us to detect errors that might lead to a non-conforming product before production is completed. Quality inspectors verify that the manufacturing processes are reliable and consistent, and that the products coming off the production line are in accordance with your requirements.

Pre-shipment Inspections

Performing pre-shipment inspections helps reduce the risk associated with receiving defective product. Our quality inspectors provide detailed feedback and images to document any non-conformity as part of our comprehensive inspection reports.

Sorting and Rework

Pro QC’s network of quality professionals extends to those interested in assisting with short-term rework and/or sort projects ranging in complexity. Our local network is ready to be deployed directly at your supplier’s site, or at your location.

Get a quote

Factory Audit in Bangladesh

Supply chains are ever more complex, multifaceted and stretch across the globe. Sourcing from a foreign country, however, poses supply chain risks. When considering a new vendor in Bangladesh, potentially as a substitute for your Indian or Chinese manufacturer(s), it would be recommended to conduct an initial supplier evaluation and follow these up with regular audits to confirm compliance and potentially track process improvements.

Pro QC aims to play the role of your quality partner, bringing you closer to your suppliers and reducing the cost of securing your quality interests by identifying potential risks at the outset.

Supplier Quality Audit

When searching for new potential suppliers in Bangladesh, Pro QC can assist to identify and verify new suppliers are legit through assessments, site visits, credit and financial checks among many other services. The Pro QC auditor audits supplier’s manufacturing capabilities, qualifications, management systems, and operation methods. The final report will assess the supplier’s reliability and determine whether they are can meet your production and quality needs.

Factory Audits

Quality risks can be reduced through factory audits by identifying, eliminating and preventing quality problems in the supply chain before they occur. Overall, it assesses their qualifications and capabilities to produce your products through repeatable and consistent manufacturing processes. Conducting supplier audits are essential to ensure that your supplier’s facilities can deliver high-quality products, operate efficiently, and support continuous improvement.

Pro QC has a team of quality auditors in Bangladesh that can assist in auditing your suppliers against your own or international standard audits, combination and custom audits and aiding suppliers to resolve quality issues through corrective action planning

Our range of factory audits in Bangladesh includes:

Get a quote

Supplier Management in Bangladesh

There are many inherent risks to an outsourced supply chain and especially in the case of bringing on a new supplier. Our Supplier Development solutions turn these supply chain risks into stable links. We achieve this by assisting suppliers, via evaluation, audit and corrective action to improve their system, processes and manufacturing capabilities to ensure compliance, continual improvement and a successful, long lasting mutual partnership.

Supplier Development can involve any following services, along with custom solutions tailored to meet your needs:

Certification Preparation

Pro QC has extensive experience helping suppliers to comply with international quality standards prior to final third-party audits such as ISO 9001, IATF 16949, ISO 13485, GMP for Medical Devices, Corporate Social Responsibility, and many other global standards

Supply Chain Compliance

Our quality engineers have assisted numerous suppliers to comply with specific supply chain requirements from major retailers such as Walmart, Home Depot, Lowe’s and Dick’s Sporting Goods.

Manufacturing Quality Control

At the core of our work are years of knowledge and understanding of production and manufacturing processes gained from aiding suppliers to establish and maintain manufacturing processes. Whether it is product inspection or testing, auditing your suppliers against your own or international standards, aiding suppliers to resolve quality issues through corrective action planning, or you are facing a particular issue in your supply chain, Pro QC can come up with a tailored solution to meet your quality needs.

Whether its product inspection or testing, auditing your suppliers against your own or international standards, aiding suppliers to resolve quality issues through corrective action planning, or you are facing a particular issue in your supply chain that our team of experts can assist in solving, Pro QC should be the first choice.

Get a quote

Product Inspection in Bangladesh

Pro QC’s quality engineers inspect product at different stages in the production process. Product inspections can be incorporated to evaluate product quality and determine conformity with client specifications.

Inspectors employ ANSI Z1.4 standard sampling to evaluate workmanship, functionality, packaging, labeling, etc. We review and check against existing client specifications, and can assist in development of criteria as necessary.

Our engineers generally use Pro QC’s standard report forms. In Bangladesh, inspections of clothing/garments, home décor items, plastics and outdoor equipment are common. Sample reports can be provided upon request. Naturally it would not be an issue for us to use a client’s check lists or formats as well, or a hybrid approach can be adopted. Reports including images will always be available online within 24 hours of completion of the service.

First Article Inspection

Prior to the start of mass production, our local quality engineers verify that the engineering of the product—drawings, parts, functions and other specific requirements—conform to your specifications. This process ensures that specifications are well understood, verified and documented.

In-process Inspection

An in-process inspection allows us to detect errors that might lead to a non-conforming product before production is completed. Quality inspectors verify that the manufacturing processes are reliable and consistent, and that the products coming off the production line are in accordance with your requirements.

Pre-shipment Inspections

Performing pre-shipment inspections helps reduce the risk associated with receiving defective product. Our quality inspectors provide detailed feedback and images to document any non-conformity as part of our comprehensive inspection reports.

Sorting and Rework

Pro QC’s network of quality professionals extends to those interested in assisting with short-term rework and/or sort projects ranging in complexity. Our local network is ready to be deployed directly at your supplier’s site, or at your location.

Get a quote

Factory Audit in Bangladesh

Supply chains are ever more complex, multifaceted and stretch across the globe. Sourcing from a foreign country, however, poses supply chain risks. When considering a new vendor in Bangladesh, potentially as a substitute for your Indian or Chinese manufacturer(s), it would be recommended to conduct an initial supplier evaluation and follow these up with regular audits to confirm compliance and potentially track process improvements.

Pro QC aims to play the role of your quality partner, bringing you closer to your suppliers and reducing the cost of securing your quality interests by identifying potential risks at the outset.

Supplier Quality Audit

When searching for new potential suppliers in Bangladesh, Pro QC can assist to identify and verify new suppliers are legit through assessments, site visits, credit and financial checks among many other services. The Pro QC auditor audits supplier’s manufacturing capabilities, qualifications, management systems, and operation methods. The final report will assess the supplier’s reliability and determine whether they are can meet your production and quality needs.

Factory Audits

Quality risks can be reduced through factory audits by identifying, eliminating and preventing quality problems in the supply chain before they occur. Overall, it assesses their qualifications and capabilities to produce your products through repeatable and consistent manufacturing processes. Conducting supplier audits are essential to ensure that your supplier’s facilities can deliver high-quality products, operate efficiently, and support continuous improvement.

Pro QC has a team of quality auditors in Bangladesh that can assist in auditing your suppliers against your own or international standard audits, combination and custom audits and aiding suppliers to resolve quality issues through corrective action planning

Our range of factory audits in Bangladesh includes:

Get a quote

Supplier Management in Bangladesh

There are many inherent risks to an outsourced supply chain and especially in the case of bringing on a new supplier. Our Supplier Development solutions turn these supply chain risks into stable links. We achieve this by assisting suppliers, via evaluation, audit and corrective action to improve their system, processes and manufacturing capabilities to ensure compliance, continual improvement and a successful, long lasting mutual partnership.

Supplier Development can involve any following services, along with custom solutions tailored to meet your needs:

Certification Preparation

Pro QC has extensive experience helping suppliers to comply with international quality standards prior to final third-party audits such as ISO 9001, IATF 16949, ISO 13485, GMP for Medical Devices, Corporate Social Responsibility, and many other global standards

Supply Chain Compliance

Our quality engineers have assisted numerous suppliers to comply with specific supply chain requirements from major retailers such as Walmart, Home Depot, Lowe’s and Dick’s Sporting Goods.

Manufacturing Quality Control

At the core of our work are years of knowledge and understanding of production and manufacturing processes gained from aiding suppliers to establish and maintain manufacturing processes. Whether it is product inspection or testing, auditing your suppliers against your own or international standards, aiding suppliers to resolve quality issues through corrective action planning, or you are facing a particular issue in your supply chain, Pro QC can come up with a tailored solution to meet your quality needs.

Whether its product inspection or testing, auditing your suppliers against your own or international standards, aiding suppliers to resolve quality issues through corrective action planning, or you are facing a particular issue in your supply chain that our team of experts can assist in solving, Pro QC should be the first choice.

Get a quote

Quality Solutions Overview

Click on the current stage of your sourcing or product development journey below to explore our related quality solutions.

 
Development & Planning
1. Design
2. Product Development
3. Supplier Selection
4. Supplier Qualification
5. Pre-Production Validation
6. Production Planning
7. Incoming QC
8. Production and Assembly
9. Packaging
10. Shipping
Production & Delivery
Development & Planning
Production & Delivery

1. Design Stage

The product development life cycle begins with idea generation, concept development, and market testing. For example, the E-Bike handlebar is designed with the form, fit, and function in mind that best serve the market/user’s requirements and the overall aesthetics of the final bike.

Although Pro QC do not actively get involved in this stage, a postmortem investigation with many of our client often reveals the following challenges.

Supplier Risks & Challenges:

Misalignment between the buyer, supplier sales department, and factory production department on critical design requirements
Advance product quality planning was not factored in early enough
Difficulties in transitioning from a prototype supplier to a mass manufacturing supplier

2. Product Development

In this stage, the engineers will refine the design and define the engineering specifications of the handle such as material properties, dimensions, weight, and other requirements while satisfying different product and safety compliances. This is also the stage where engineering prototypes (engineering build) are made to rigorously test the form, fit, and function of the product.

Pro QC’s Quality Solutions:

First Article Inspection (FAI)
Supplier Development Services
Resident Supplier Quality Resourcing

Supplier Risks & Challenges:

Poor communication of the technical details between buyer and factories
Misalignment on the new product’s specifications
Misalignment on design/engineering revisions
Supplier’s production capability is unable to meet the design requirement

3. Identify Potential Suppliers

Once the component specifications are defined, the procurement department will begin to identify a list of suitable suppliers that can potentially meet their requirements in terms of capabilities, cost, capacity, and quality.

Pro QC’s Quality Solutions:

Onsite Supplier Verification
Financial Credit Check

Supplier Risks & Challenges:

Lack of experience and due diligence in new supplier region
Communication challenges
Concern about supplier scams
Low confidence supplier’s trustworthiness
Concerns over supplier’s financial viability

4. Supplier Qualification

Once a list of trustworthy suppliers has been identified, an evaluation of supplier reliability is recommended to ensure they can produce at a consistent level of quality. A world-class organization usually has a comprehensive supplier qualification program to identify and mitigate the risks associated with quality, safety, on-time delivery, cost, and compliance.

Pro QC’s Quality Solutions:

Global Supplier Audit Programs
Supplier Quality Audit for Potential Suppliers
Quality Management System Audit
Social & Ethical Audits
Supply Chain Security Audit
Environmental Audit

Supplier Risks & Challenges:

Suppliers are not as capable as they initially claimed
Supplier lacks effective and systematic quality assurance practice
Supplier is ISO 9001 certified, but the underlying principles are not implemented in practice
Mass production quality does not match prototype quality
Buyers want to sell to big retailers, but their suppliers do not yet comply with the retailer’s supplier code of conduct
Supplier violation on labor law, ethical and environmental compliances
Goods held in customs due to supply chain security malpractice

5. Pre-Production Validation

Before commencing volume production, it is crucial to validate the factory’s equipment, staffing, production methods, capacity, and quality control plan for each product line. This is an important stage to prevent critical failures, costly mistakes, and loss of time due to changes and rework.

Pro QC’s Quality Solutions:

Engineering Build (EB) and Quality Build (QB) Audit
First Article Inspection (FAI)
APQP/PPAP Audit
Manufacturing Process Audit or VDA 6.3 Process Audit

Supplier Risks & Challenges:

Factory not ready for mass production
Shipment delays due to critical failure, poor quality, and resource constraints
An exponential increase in defective products
Product recall
High Cost of Poor Quality
An exponential increase in the cost of change after mass production commences

6. Production Planning

Production planning is an administrative process that involves ensuring that sufficient raw materials, components, staff, and other outsourced processes such as secondary processing are procured to create finished products according to the specified schedule.

Pro QC’s Quality Solutions:

Order Expediting

Supplier Risks & Challenges:

Production delay due to poor material procurement planning
Production delay due to inadequate production staffing
Poor sub-supplier management

7. Incoming Quality Control

Incoming quality control is required when all the procured material and components arrive at the factory. This is the first step in controlling the production process and resulting product quality. Understanding how a factory manages its incoming material and its supply chain is a very good indication of its commitment to quality. (The saying goes: Garbage in, garbage out.)

Pro QC’s Quality Solutions:

Incoming Inspection
In-Process Inspection
Manufacturing Process Audit or VDA 6.3 Process Audit

Supplier Risks & Challenges:

The factory does not manage the quality of its supply chain or is poor at supplier management
Suppliers turn a blind eye to defective components during incoming and still use them for production and assembly
Using sub-standard material or components (e.g., lower-quality fabric than required)
Substituting lower-cost alternatives for product components (e.g., cheaper electronic components in a mobile phone)
“Quality fade” where suppliers make small, gradual substitutions in materials and components over time
Bulk material ordered by the supplier degrades over time due to poor storage conditions

8. Production & Assembly

Upon approval for volume production, raw materials and components are processed, extruded, forged, cast, injected, machined, and assembled. It is important to note that a factory may not have all the production capabilities and may outsource certain processes to other suppliers.

Pro QC’s Quality Solutions:

First Article Inspection (FAI)
In-Process Inspection
Manufacturing Process Improvement
Quality/Root Cause Investigation (8D)
CAPA Verification
Order Expediting & Production Monitoring
End-Of-Line Testing & inspection

Supplier Risks & Challenges:

Operators are not producing according to the production control plan
Supplier is under pressure to ship goods, turning a blind eye to defective components
Lack of quality staff to enforce quality control
Poor control of re-worked material/product
Mistakes made by temporary, untrained staff/operators
Communication breakdown when the supplier is under pressure

9. Packaging

Packaging and labeling of the goods are the last steps before shipping. The smallest aesthetic defect on the packaging or missing components often leads to customer returns, and a misplaced label often leads to compliance issues.

Pro QC’s Quality Solutions:

Manufacturing Process Audit
Poka-Yoke Implementation
Pre-Shipment Inspection
End-Of-Line Testing & inspection

Supplier Risks & Challenges:

Products are poorly packaged
Human mistakes and missing components lead to customer returns
Wrong labeling leads to compliance issues and significant re-work

10. Shipping

Packaged products are being loaded by suppliers at the factory or warehouse into containers and shipped to their final destination.

Pro QC’s Quality Solutions:

Container Loading Supervision
C-TPAT Audit

Supplier Risks & Challenges:

Rough handling of goods during container loading by the factory or outsourced warehouse, leading to damaged product
Poor container loading leads to product damage during transit

Get a quote

Click Below to Improve Product Quality with Pro QC

Contact us

Get a Quote or Book a Service

We will be happy to give you more information about our quality solutions. Please fill in this form to contact us. We will respond as soon as possible.

    File Upload (doc, docx, pdf, jpg or PNG, maximum size 5MB)

    By contacting Pro QC International, you agree to our Privacy Policy.

    Contact Us by Email


    Contact Us by Phone


    Follow Us


    Stability

    Pro QC has been providing quality assurance, engineering and consulting services since 1984.

    Global Presence

    We offer quality solutions in over 88 countries and we are continuously expanding our network.

    Timely Feedback

    We offer online reporting and detailed reports within 24 hours of job completion.

    Quality Experts

    Our global engineering team has the requisite industry expertise to verify quality and conformance.

    Back to top
    Pro QC

    Contact Your Local Office

    North America

    +1 813 252 4770

    Latin America

    +52 81 2721 0928

    India & South Asia

    +91 120 4291971

    Europe, Middle East & Africa

    +33 9 7303 6784

    Germany, Eastern Europe

    +49 172 38 759 50

    Asia & Asia Pacific

    +886 2 2832 2990

    Contact Us by Email

     

    Newsletter

    Global Coverage experiencia local Local Expertise

    © 2021 Pro QC International | Privacy | Terms of use | Terms of service