Raw material inspection

Raw material

Raw materials are used in a multitude of products and can take many different forms. We can see raw materials as the input inventory that a company needs to manufacture its products.

By differentiating direct raw materials, being the primary component of a finished product from indirect raw materials being the raw materials supplementing the making of the final

  • Mined raw materials are the ones extracted from the ground : stones, metals, minerals, lime, sand, soil, oil, and coal.
  • Plant-based raw materials: trees, plants, fruits, nuts, flowers, vegetables, resins, wood, cotton, and latex.
  • Animal-based raw materials: :Milk, meat, furs, leather, and wool.

Why do raw materials need to be inspected ?

As a final product’s quality is largely defined by raw materials, controlling the quality of the raw material at first glance is as important as checking final products. Mitigating risks becomes a priority as raw materials are usually imported in large quantities, our quality control inspectors work to analyze defects and possible loopholes in the production process, therefore ensuring that the quality of the entire shipment suits your needs with the use of precise quality control methods.

We make sure the production and import process comply with the latest regulations and standards, as imports of raw material are often international, certain standards evolve and it is important to be in constant awareness of regulations surrounding raw material import process.

What Type Of Inspections Do We Conduct On Raw Material ?

We offer flexible quality control inspections tailored to your needs and the specificities of the raw material you are importing. Our team of international experts thoroughly assess all stages of the process with our :

Where Do We Inspect Raw Materials ?

With our network of inspectors and laboratories, we ensure a worldwide presence to control all types of raw materials. Through detailed reports our team will provide you insight to accurately assess production methods, factory system, and the quality of the raw materials.

Our internationally certified quality control inspection services are available in customer-friendly packages, including easy scheduling and all-inclusive pricing. We pride ourselves on providing a fast and efficient service, allowing customized inspections to be scheduled in as little as 48 hours.

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

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