Flow Chart of Quality Management System in the Garments Industry

Quality Management System: 

Quality management strives towards the achievement of quality in everything one does. It means conformance to customer requirements. In to-days highly competitive economy, businesses must face the challenge of continually improving the quality of the goods or services. A number of systems, measures & techniques are used so that only quality goods are produced in the first place and defects do not originate at all. If they occur at all, there must be corrective action so that they are eliminated in the preliminary stage and would not reappear. Increasing productivity in the garment industry needs a strong quality management system. Here flowchart of the quality management system is given for the apparel industry.

Quality Management System

Flow Chart of Quality Management System in the Garments Industry

QMS generally employs the following measures, techniques the ensure that only quality goods are produced:

Inspect all incoming, in-process & final goods to ensure the quality of goods.

Ensure that all patterns & grading of patterns are okay.

Inspect marker and check if it is okay and within consumption.

Inspect spreading, cutting & numbering.

Ensure if relaxation time was given to knit fabric.

Install in-line inspector in the sewing lines.

Install Traffic Light Chart system or another system to monitor quality in the production line.

Inspect 100% of goods delivered from sewing lines.

Inspect the table quality passed garments with Statistical Technique.

Control reject goods so that they do not mix up with quality passed goods.

Control repairable goods, washable goods so that they can be double-checked to ensure quality.

Inspect goods with the right equipment and in the right conditions.

Inspect ironing, folding.

Make repeat inspection of garments prior to poly-bagging.

Inspect poly-bagging & assortment.

Final table inspection is conducted prior to shipment of goods.

Impart training QA personnel so that they can easily identify defects & understand the causes of defects.

Impart training QA personnel on Statistical Methods.

Make continuous improvement plans & implement them.

Author of this Article:
Noor Ahmed Raaz
Asst. Merchandiser
A.M.C.S Textile Ltd
Email: [email protected]

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