Supply Chain Quality Control – Industry News

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QIMA Q4 Barometer: Quality and Sourcing Ethics Take a Hit as US Businesses Accelerate their Retreat from China

Last quarter, in a QIMA survey of 150+ global businesses in all major consumer segments...

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October 10, 2019

QIMA Has Acquired World Quality Services (WQS), the Leading Food Certification and Audit Provider

The acquisition expands QIMA's food safety solutions capabilities and American footprint.

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September 18, 2019

QIMA Recognized by Sagemcom for Client-First Approach

QIMA, a global quality control and supplier compliance service provider, announced today that it has been named the ‘No. 1 Supplier’ in the client-centric category by French high-tech group Sagemcom. The award was announced during Sagemcom’s annual supplier conference in...

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April 19, 2019

QIMA Q3 2019 Barometer: Trade War: US Demand for China-based Inspections Drops by -13% as Other Regions Reap Benefits

Despite new US-China tariff hikes being on hold, the continuing shifting of US sourcing away from China underscores the lingering uncertainty faced by American businesses. European buyers, while less affected by the trade war, have their own reasons to decrease their reliance on...

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July 8, 2019

Q2 2019 Barometer: Safety Concerns Keep Growing as Manufacturing Competition Rages in Asia

Global sourcing in the first quarter of 2019 is still largely shaped by the fallout of 2018, in which US-China trade wars shook up the global sourcing landscape and drove many buyers to new markets in an attempt to escape the worst of tariffs’ hikes and future-proof their...

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April 10, 2019

In The Press

Forbes

A look into how the trade war is remapping global supply chains, featuring QIMA barometer data

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The Washington Post

A round-up of US companies pulling out of China, referencing QIMA survey data

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The Seattle Times

QIMA survey featured in analysis of US businesses’ exodus from China

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