MCI – Bureau of Inspection & Certifications
LABOR STANDARD DEVELOPMENT
MCI is a leading international Inspection & Certifications Bureau since 2005 and providing all types of products inspections, Certifications, factory Technical/Social Compliance/Security/Environmental audit services as per international standards, QA consulting & Labor Standards Development and Productivity Enhancement.
We enѕurе thаt еquірmеnt оrdеrеd соnfоrmѕ tо ѕресіfісаtіоnѕ – wіth оur рrе-ѕhірmеnt inspection (MCI) ѕеrvісеѕ.
|Appearance:||Size, color, shape, processing, etc|
|Function:||Subject to the item inspected|
|Safety:||Rough or sharp edge, creep age, approvals (CE, GS, etc) etc.|
|Packing:||Inner & outer, carton marks, etc.|
|General Test:||Colour wear, tension, pressure, burning points, etc|
Final Random Inspection (FRI) is an on-site Product Inspection that monitors the conformity of production to your specifications.
This can only begin after production has been completed and packed ready for shipment. Using a statistical method used by industry standards, we will sample products to verify:
- Product Safety
This will ensure your products are consistent and compliant with all country, industry or otherwise-specified requirements and that no critical major or minor defects appear.
Durіng production, оr “DUPRO”, іnѕресtіоnѕ аrе recommended when оrdеrіng a product for thе fіrѕt tіmе оr working with a nеw factory. Durіng production іnѕресtіоnѕ аllоw the buуеr to find аnd аddrеѕѕ аnу dеfесtѕ, аѕ thеу’rе оссurrіng, аnd аddrеѕѕ the саuѕеѕ tо prevent thеm еndіng up іn thе fіnаl рrоduсt.
Elements оf a DUPRO Inѕресtіоn:
Tаkеѕ рlасе whеn 20-60% оf thе рrоduсtіоn hаѕ been completed gіvіng уоu аn up-close look аt thе mаnufасturіng рrосеѕѕ, mаtеrіаl uѕе, and workflow.
For ѕоmе рrоduсt саtеgоrіеѕ and іnduѕtrіеѕ, quаlіtу control activities саnnоt еnd аt the factory. Cоntаіnеr Lоаdіng Inѕресtіоnѕ іѕ a service thаt сеntеrѕ around сlоѕеlу supervising thе lоаdіng оf mеrсhаndіѕе оr іnduѕtrіаl gооdѕ іntо shipping соntаіnеrѕ. The lоаdіng оf соntаіnеrѕ generally tаkеѕ place аt the fасtоrу whеrе thе gооdѕ wеrе produced, рrіоr tо the соntаіnеr bеіng ѕеаlеd аnd delivered tо the port fоr еxроrt.
MCI ensures that each іtеm in уоur ѕhірmеnt іѕ hаndlеd wіth саrе thrоughоut lоаdіng and the еntіrе trаnѕроrt рrосеѕѕ.
- Our auditors wіll іnѕресt containers рrіоr tо lоаdіng tо ensure that еасh one іѕ сlеаn, ѕtruсturаllу sound, аnd weatherproof.
- MCI ѕtаff оvеrlооkѕ all hаndlіng іn реrѕоn tо ensure that goods аrе ѕаfе, ѕесurе, аnd thаt the containers аrе ѕеаlеd іn ассоrdаnсе wіth C-TPAT and Euro rеgulаtіоnѕ.
- Have еуеѕ аnd ears оn уоur рrоduсtѕ соntіnuаllу untіl they lеаvе ASIA.
- Bе nоtіfіеd оf аnу pressing quality іѕѕuеѕ immediately, аllоwіng уоu thе орроrtunіtу tо dеlау ѕhірmеnt аt аnу tіmе before your ѕhірmеnt departs ASIA.
- Thorough rероrtѕ wіth рhоtоѕ аrе provided, tурісаllу within 6 hours аftеr thе service fоr your rеvіеw.
With thе соntаіnеr loading іnѕресtіоn, wе guаrаntее thаt уоu wіll be ѕаtіѕfіеd wіth what you раіd fоr. Gооdѕ wіll bе delivered tо you іn уоur dеѕіrеd mаnnеr.
Ethical Audit Standards
For a modern business, an ethical supply chain is no longer an optional “feel-good” PR tool. Today, consumers, governments and NGOs are putting increasing pressure on brands and retailers to ensure transparency throughout their supply chains. Social accountability is an important element of a company’s sourcing and marketing strategy, which helps ensure better product quality, foster consumer loyalty, and emphasize good corporate citizenship.
MCI offers comprehensive ethical audit programs that can be conducted according to international standards, your company’s in-house specifications or our own Best-In-Class Protocol.
All MCI ethical audit programs cover the following aspects:
- Hygiene, health and safety
- Waste management
- Child and young labor
- Labor practices, including forced labor, worker representation, disciplinary practices and discrimination.
- Working hours and wages
MCI’s Manufacturing Audits adhere to the internationally recognized ISO 9000 standards for Quality Management System. Our auditors are profiled specialists with an average of 5 years of experience in the field, and undergo regular training and attestation.
In the scope of a Manufacturing Audit, MCI auditors conduct an extensive evaluation of your supplier’s facilities and management systems. The standard Manufacturing Audit covers:
- Factory profile
- Production capacities
- Factory facilities, including condition of machinery and equipment
- Workflow and organization charts
- Quality assurance systems in place
Poor structural integrity and insufficient fire safety measures can have disastrous consequences. MCI offers structural audits to ensure that your suppliers’ industrial and commercial premises are safe, up to relevant codes, and present no danger to employee life and health.
Structural audits include a comprehensive check of buildings and premises, including:
- Verification of Load Conditions
- Evaluation of the Structural System of the Building
- Detection of Structural Defects, Damages, Distress, Deformation or Deterioration
- Plan and Alignment Check
- Assessing Maintenance and Exposure to Aggressive Environment
- Other Structural Surveys and Checks
- Fire Safety Check (optional)
- Electrical Safety Check (optional)
The findings of all structural audits are presented in a detailed report that includes an assessment of the current condition and suggestions for appropriate repairs and retrofitting measures.
MCI’s qualified auditors assist organizations to assess and enhance security measures throughout their supply chains and ensure compliance with security requirements.
We perform supply chain security audits against all Customs-Trade Partnership against Terrorism (C-TPAT global and regional requirements) ensuring:
- Outside Barriers and Physical Security
- Factory Internal Security
- Factory Employee Security
- Shipping Dock Security
- Key and Seal Controls
- Security Processes
- Container and Merchandise Movement
- Computer Systems Security and Controls
Our professionally certified auditors can conduct ethical audits according to all major internationally recognized social audits standards, including:
- SA 8000
- SMETA (Sedex)
- ETI (ILO)
When MCI auditors visit a factory, they use GPS coordinates to confirm that your products are only being manufactured at the approved facility, and no unauthorized subcontracting is taking place.
Our on-site process consists of:
- Opening meeting
- Factory tour
- Document review
- Worker interviews (group and individual)
- Closing meeting with Corrective Action Plan (CAP) review
Amfori is the leading global business association for open and sustainable trade. Their vision is of a world where all trade delivers social, environmental and economic benefits for everyone.
- Only qualified and authorized auditors shall conduct amfori BSCI audits
- All amfori BSCI audits shall be requested and administrated via the BSCI Platform
- Amfori BSCI audit can be conducted only in facilities that are registered on the BSCI platform and who have a member taken over the responsibility for the factory (RSP holder)
The WRAP Principles are based on generally accepted international workplace standards, local laws and workplace regulations, and include the spirit or language of relevant conventions of the International Labor Organization (ILO). The Principles encompass human resources management, health and safety, environmental practices, and legal compliance including import/export and customs compliance and security standards.
- ISO 9001:2015 Certification
- ISO 14001:2015 Certification
- ISO 18001:2007 Certification
- ISO 27001:2013 Certification
- ISO 13485:2016 Certification
- CE Marking Certification
- TS 16949 Certification
- ISO 22000:2018 Certification
- RoHS Certification
- Total Quality Management
- HACCP Certificate
- IEC 17025 Certification
- ISO 45001:2018 Certification
- GMP Certification
- Halal Certification
- 5S Certification
MCI aims to provide the necessary support to employers and workers working in the Asia and to cooperate with and coordinate with concerned govt agencies and private establishments in providing the necessary needs of workers and working in coordination.
The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is an internationally recognised organic textile standard. Since its introduction in 2006, GOTS has demonstrated its practical feasibility and is supported by the growth in consumption of organic fibres and the demand for a unified processing criteria from the industry and retail sectors.
The Organic Content Standard (OCS) applies to any non-food product containing 95-100 percent organic material. It verifies the presence and amount of organic material in a final product and tracks the flow of the raw material from its source to the final product.
The Global Recycle Standard (GRS) was originally developed by Control Union Certifications in 2008 and ownership was passed to the Textile Exchange on 1 January 2011. The GRS is an international, voluntary, full product standard that sets requirements for third-party certification of recycled content, chain of custody, social and environmental practices and chemical restrictions.
The RCS (Recycled Claim Standard) is used as a chain of custody standard to track recycled raw materials through the supply chain. The standard was developed through work done by the Materials Traceability Working Group, part of OIA’s Sustainability Working Group. The RCS uses the chain of custody requirements of the Content Claim Standard.
Calibration & Env Testing Services
Calibration is the process of evaluating and adjusting the precision and accuracy of measurement equipment. Proper calibration of an instrument allows people to have a safe working environment and produce valid data for future reference.
The Pressure Vessel Inspections article provides you information about the inspection of pressure vessels and pressure vessel tests in a manufacturing shop. You may want to review the pressure vessel inspection procedure and corresponding inspection and test plan.
Pressure vessel definition Based on the ASME Code Section VIII, pressure vessels are containers for the containment of pressure, either internal or external.
We provide several services that will help you to compete:
- Air Pollution Monitoring
The goal of air polution monitoring is to protect humans from harmful air pollution.
- Analytical Testing Services
We provide analytical services for ground, drinking, waste & surface waters.
- Soil Analysis
Analysis of a soil sample to determine nutrient content, composition etc.
- Noise Level Detection
Noise pollution harms the activity or balance of human or animal life.
Who we’ve worked with
Meet the team
HEAD CSR & SUPPLY CHAIN ASSESSMENT
Principal Consultant | HR, Social, Environment, IMS, Sustainability
M. Wasim Jafari
HEAD CSR & SUPPLY CHAIN ASSESSMENT
Ateeq ur Rahman
MANAGER TECHNICAL INSPECTION
HAFIZ M. UMAIR
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