NBN offers quality control solutions in China for global footwear brands, distributors and retailers, and help our clients to improve product quality, optimize supply chain and minimize procurement risks.
Inspection Services for the Footwear Industry
Consumer expectations for footwear are always high, requiring not only aesthetics and durability, but comfort as well, with enough arch support for the feet, whether functional running shoes or everyday high heels and flats.

Sometimes, you will find that there are some quality differences between different batches of footwear produced in the same factory, possibly because they use different raw materials and accessories or changed the manufacturing process. The instable product quality can lead to delayed delivery or difficult sales, which will affect your profits and brand reputation.

If you choose to work with NBN, so you don’t have to worry about that. Our technical experts and inspectors' expertise in footwear can be help you effectively monitor the production process of the product and expose all types of defects. Our experience includes footwear manufactured through various production processes, such as vulcanized shoes, injection molded shoes, cement shoes and stitching shoes.

NBN’s inspection process is a comprehensive assessment and verification of your products in the areas of workmanship, specification, size, labeling, and packaging. Meanwhile, our inspector will perform various tests on site, including visual checks and mechanical and physical performance tests. We submit the detailed inspection report before shipment to assist you to approve the goods or develop corrective measures, so as to ensure that your products meet the order requirements and give you peace of mind.

Standards used in all inspections:
Sampling standard: ANSI/ASQC Z1.4 (ISO2859-1)
Inspection standard: Acceptable Quality Limits (AQL)

The main tests for Footwear inspection:
  • Carton assortment check
  • Symmetry check
  • Seam strength test
  • Color shading check
  • Color fastness test
  • Adhesive test
  • Bend or flex test
  • Fasteners/zip strength and function test
  • Heel flexibility test
  • Heel attachment strength test
  • Odor test
  • Barcode scan test
  • Fitting test
  • Stitch length check
  • Stuffing material check
  • Abuse test
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Professional ethics
We create an environment of respect and fairness with the highest ethical standards
An extremely competitive quotation
Our trained staffs adhere to strict quality standards during inspection
Arrive on site within 48 hours after booking, submit report within 18 hours after inspection/audit.

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