Softline Inspections

Softline inspections

If you own a business within the fabric, garment & apparel, or footwear industries, Global Inspection Managing is committed to making sure that all of the products you sell to your loyal consumer base are of a high standard. Our softline inspection services are carried out by expert inspectors and auditors with experience in garment testing labs, making us the go-to company for all of your quality control (QC) needs. We also offer online booking facilities to make the inspection process as quick and simple as possible.

QC tailored for the textile industry

To ensure that each and every product you sell is of an impeccable standard, our quality assurance processes are meticulous and cover every stage in the supply chain. From the materials sourcing stage to the moment your product hits the shelves, we are on hand to test your garments for any defects or health and safety issues.
As our QC is tailored for the apparel industry, we only hire inspectors with robust softline expertise to ensure that your products comply with constantly shifting international laws. What’s more, each inspector and auditor must undergo regular training to ensure that they are kept up-to-date with news surrounding compliance legislation.

What products do Global Inspection Managing cover?

Our softline inspection services cover a range of products including:

  • Garments and apparel
  • Footwear testing
  • Home textiles
  • Leather goods
  • Home accessories
  • Fabric testing
  • Garment accessories
  • Plush goods
  • Rubber home textiles
  • Rubber goods
  • Bags and luggage
  • Children and baby garments
  • Headwear
  • Underwear/intimate apparel

What do we look for during inspections?

The team at Global Inspection Managing understands that defects can arise at any stage of the manufacturing process including sewing, cutting, dyeing, or packaging. In this way, we check that your products are up to standard during every manufacturing process. Processes we undertake include:

  • Checks for broken needles
  • Measurement and uniformity checks
  • Performance tests
  • Fabric weight tests
  • Textile colour checks

What does lab testing involve?

We carry out a number of lab tests to ensure that your garments are safe, free from unwanted materials, and compliant with relevant legislation. These include (but are not limited to):

  • Harmful substance tests
  • Fibre identification tests
  • CPSIA tests
  • REACH tests
  • North America chemical tests
  • Tests for banned AZO colourants
  • GB 18401 tests

Why choose Global Inspection Managing?

We are leaders in our field thanks to:

  • Our high-quality supply chain intelligence
  • Our swift turnaround times for audits and inspections
  • Our online order management system
  • Our clear and affordable pricing system

During Softline inspections, we verify conformance to your products specifications with our dedicated team of inspectors.

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Softlines tests

 Function check  Fitting test
 GSM test  Fatigue test
 Smell test  Stitches per inch check
 Seam strength test  Rub test
 For color fastness  Metal detection check
 Adhesive test  Stuffing material check
 Carton drop test  Moisture content test


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