Choosing the right factory is a key step in the outsourcing process. We have surveyed over 600 factories and chosen 50 facilities that are in accordance with our selection procedure. If we do not have a facility in our network that meets your needs, we will perform the following procedure to screen for potential sources: Identification Process: Research potential suppliers Vendor Survey: On-site visits to plants to inspect facilities and evaluate operations / personnel A formal report of the survey is submitted to the China office along with the Quality survey, approval and certification Competitive bidding. Selection of three or more qualified Chinese manufacturers to provide quotes, pricing review and analysis All of our vendors maintain appropriate quality and safety certifications and licenses.