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Techniques of Quality Management System in the Apparel Industry

How Quality Management System (QMS) Works in the Apparel Industry

Nishat Nawshin Ruchi
Lecturer, Dept. of Fashion Design
KCC Women’s College (Affiliated by Khulna University)
Khulna, Bangladesh.
Email: nawshin.shams88@gmail.com


What is Quality Management System (QMS):

Quality Management System (QMS) is a set of interrelated techniques, measures and management system designed to prevent defects from occurring or if they occur at all , countermeasures are adopted immediately so that they do not recur. QMS takes recourse to preventive as well as remedial measures.

Workers follow the Quality management system and produce high quality product
Workers follow the Quality management system techniques and produce high quality product

Step by Step Quality Management System (QMS) in the Apparel Industry:

A number of systems, measures, and techniques are used so that only quality goods are produced in the first place and defect 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.

Quality Management System (QMS) generally employs the following measures, techniques to ensure that only high quality good are produced:

  • Inspect all incoming, in-process & final goods to ensure 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.
  • Inspect 100% goods delivered from sewing lines.
  • 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 right equipment’s and in right conditions.
  • Make repeat inspection of garments prior to poly-bagging.
  • Inspect poly-bagging & assortment.
  • Ensure the measurements of carton and complete packaging according to the buyer instruction.
  • 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.



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