Intertek's comprehensive textile and apparel assurance, testing, inspection and certification services help you deliver the highest-quality products to market with speed and precision.
With more than 1,200 inspectors around the globe, and 700 in China alone, Intertek’s pre-shipment textile and apparel inspections are conducted by seasoned experts to evaluate your products both pre- and post-production. Intertek’s textile and apparel inspection services help you assure quality by identifying varying levels of defects in your product, including:
During textile and apparel inspections, Intertek conducts the following:
The textile and apparel inspection procedure also ensures that fabric width, fabric length and fabric appearance (weaving quality, splices, odors) comply with the relevant standards and regulations during the production process.
Prior to shipping, Intertek textile and apparel inspectors review the packaging list to ensure it includes overall carton count and carton numbers, carton dimension and weight, shipping label, style or shade identification and corresponding counts in the carton and packing slip.
Once the carton is packed, Intertek confirms the actual garment count, the carton is packed as specified, appropriate carton dimensions are displayed, poly bags are checked, hangtags are included to confirm SKU/price, barcodes are included and the garment shade identification is correct.
Intertek also provides comprehensive Textile Auditing services that assess the quality, procedures and systems of each facility, textile factory and mill.