Pro QC’s global team includes quality professionals specializing in the hardlines (hard goods) industry. With local knowledge, industry-specific training and hands-on experience, we provide solutions that help reduce cost and ensure the quality and timely delivery of your purchase orders.
With over three decades of experience, we offer expertise in a wide range of hardlines categories. Examples include:
We provide the following quality solutions:
Whether you’re evaluating new partners, or focused on continuous improvement with existing suppliers, Pro QC’s auditors provide timely, detailed feedback regarding process and capability. Our audit reports provide critical insight useful for decision-making.
Pro QC’s quality engineers leverage their experience and use client-specific product specifications to evaluate orders on-site. Depending on our clients’ needs, we use ANSI Z1.4 sampling to perform pre-production, in-process and pre-shipment quality inspections. We accommodate full-time, part-time or single man-day on-site projects as necessary.
A QC inspection of hardlines products typically includes:
Commonly noted major, minor or critical quality defects discovered during hardlines inspections includes:
Pro QC’s testing laboratory provides valuable feedback regarding product function and safety. Frequent testing of hardlines items performed in-house includes:
Depending on the product and intended market, Pro QC uses applicable international standards such as ASTM, CAN/CAS, IEC, ISO, ANSI, etc. to ensure requirements are met.