Factory Audit (FA)

Inspection of a factory

If you have selected a factory or you are already doing business with a factory, and you want to have a complete profile of this factory in a quick and affordable manner, a Factory Audit (FA) is recommended, in order to check its reliability.

A Factory Audit covers the following aspects as standard:

  • Factory Profile & Location/ Business Location
  • Organisation & Production Process
  • Production Lines & Capacity
  • Factory Facilities & Machinery

It is also possible to expand an inspection to include:

  • Quality System and Certificates
  • Hygiene & Safety
  • Social Responsibility (Personnel)
  • Supplier inspection
  • Product Development & Sampling
  • Environmental Aspects
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We are familiar with i.a. the follow codes of conducts / standards:

BSCI Business Social Compliance Initiative
SA8000 Social Accountability 8000
SEDEX Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit
ETI Ethical Trading Initiative
ISO International Organization of Standardization (ISO9000 & ISO 14001)
QMS Quality Management System
WRAP Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production
ICTI International Council of Toy Industries
EICC Electronic Industry Code of Conduct
WCA Workplace Conditions Assessment
ISC Initiative Clause Sociale
FACCA Factory Capability & Capacity Assessment
SQP Supplier Qualification Program