Hardline Inspections

Hardline industry quality control you can trust

The hardline industry is incredibly diverse, and as such, quality control and assurance can vary across different manufacturing processes. With everything from toys to furniture falling under the hardline banner, it’s easy to understand why standards are varied and complex dependent on the destination market. At Global Inspection Managing, our online platform is designed to make it simple for hardline importers to use bespoke checklists to ensure products meet all relevant safety requirements. These checklists can then be cross-referenced by on-site auditors to ensure each unique product you import is produced to comply with international safety standards.

Inner structural reviews

Endurance and performance tests

PCB and circuitry assembly checks

Safety testing

Workmanship auditing

Visual and functional criteria matching

Our expertise

We’re on-hand to help hardline importers around the world to safely source products and avoid having to experience the on-cost of producing/receiving defective items. We do this by providing several customisable checklists which are specific to hardline products. These include:

Arrange for your imported hardline products to be lab-tested

Fully accredited to perform lab testing according to all national and global standards, we help to ensure that your hardline products meet the core product standards for their destination market via the following laboratory testing procedures
  • ASTM
  • FCC testing
  • ISO
  • CE testing
  • Heavy metal testing
  • Material composition analysis
  • REACH testing
  • Reliability testing
  • Physical endurance testing

Why choose Global Inspection Managing?

At Global Inspection Managing, the safety and quality of your hardline products is our priority. Therefore, while preparing for product inspection, we don’t just ensure that your products are compliant – we’ll also ensure you’re getting the best possible results from your suppliers. In addition to this, we offer the following:

  • Provision of supply chain statistics and quality control information in real-time
  • A world-beating, industry-leading turnaround time for testing, auditing and inspections
  • The ability for our customers to manage and track orders from anywhere in the world, at any time, via mobile
  • Flat rates for inspections
  • Instant quotes for product testing, and all-inclusive pricing
  • Thousands of auditors and inspectors across Asia, South America and Europe

To find out more about how we could improve quality control in your supply chain, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our team today.During Hardline inspections, we verify conformance to your products specifications with our dedicated team of inspectors.

Hardline tests

 Performance Check  PCB Assembly and Circuitry
 Visual and Functional Requirements  Stability Check
 Packing  Assembly check
 Material   Color check
 Smell test  Fatigue test
 Wobbly  test  Static loading test
 Adhesive test on logo  Carton drop test
 Inner Structure Review  Safety Testing
 Workmanship Checking  Moisture content

The GIM Advantage

GIM's team of inspectors, auditors and lab experts are specialized by industry to ensure your products meet all safety and performance standards for your destination market.

Global coverage, local expertise
Detailed reports and photographic evidence
Reports posted online within 24 hours of completion
Dedicated and knowledgeable account managers

Get in Touch with Us


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