Quality Control

Quality Commitment

Quality is always the highest priority at SSST. We at SSST strive to meet and exceed all customer requirements and expectations and provide on-time delivery of quality products.

Our commitment to continuous improvement means great value is placed on teamwork, education, training, and prevention-oriented techniques across all possible aspects of company operations.

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Quality Assurance

All our manufacturer and facilities are ISO 9001: 2015 certified and all our products are FDA approved. Our customers rely on us to deliver world class quality products. Our standard operating procedure and strict quality control standard earn our trust for our customers.

Our quality assurance technicians verify in every aspect of the manufacturing process, from designing, pre-production, production, and beyond. We set up the quality requirements with each customer on design, fabric, color, sizing and POM (point of measurement), and AQL (Acceptable Quality Level) and we apply strict tolerance for each POM. We inspect every lot of products to ensure it meets our customers’ AQL.

Overseas Factory Visit and On-site Audit

All confirmed SSST customers are welcome to visit our manufacturing facilities. With proper documentation, many of our customers visit our facilities each year to validate the high quality workmanship and quality control standards that we have adopted for all our customers.

Inspection

SSST has established an inspection process in every stage of the product manufacturing. For Pre-production Inspection, we will inspect Fabric color matching and GSM (grams per square meter); During Production Inspection, we check weaving parameters, measurements, cutting patterns, stitching defects, sewing threads matching, trims and accessories; In Final Inspection, we conduct the following inspections in accordance to customers’ AQL.

A. PACKING & ASSORTMENT – Wrong Model, Wrong Quantity, Missing labels & tags, Wrong Size & Color assortment
B. FABRIC DEFECTS – Wrong Shade, Uneven dyeing, Holes,Knitting stripes, Thick & Thin places, Dirt & Stains, Oil stains, Sinker line
C. WORKMANSHIP DEFECTS – Open seam, Puckering, Needle holes & marks, Unbalanced sleeve edge, Unbalanced placket, Broken & Missing stitch, Untrimmed threads & fabrics, Poor Ironing, Double stitch
D. GENERAL DEFECTS – Defective printing, Defective embroidery, Defective accessories
E. MEASUREMENT DEVIATIONS – Compare the POM against the Customers’ Measurement Charts, and apply the tolerance that customer requires.

We also welcome third party inspection per customer’s request.

Quality Compliance

SSST incorporates a robust quality plan to inspect and verify every lot. Our quality assurance professionals maintain the highest standards of training and education. Prior to exit-factory, all material and dimensional inspections are completed and certified.

Equipping with the latest in inspection technology and precision metrology, our quality team of ASQ Certified Technicians is able to obtain accurate data and pass that information on to our customers whenever required. We offer our customers: First-Article Inspection Reports, SPC Data, PPAP Reports and Final Inspection reports. We also maintain a database with a full complement of quality records for immediate retrieval when required.