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API’s history, nearly three decades in Asia offering Quality Assurance for Household Goods

Originally the quality control department of the buying office of the Parisot Group , one of the largest furniture manufacturers in Europe, API boasts a 30 year track record in furniture testing and quality assurance for household goods.

API was established in 1994 as an independent company. Specialized in home equipment quality control, API has progressively built a strong expertise and recognition in its field.

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Household Goods Quality Assurance Solutions

API’s core focus is on quality assurance for household goods, namely:

  • Furniture
  • Cookware and kitchenware
  • Electrical products
  • Festive decorations
  • Home improvement and DIY tools
  • Toys and childcare products

We offer a range of quality assurance solutions for household goods brands, retailers, and importers all over the world, including:

  • Household goods auditing solutions
  • Household goods quality inspection solutions
  • Household goods lab testing solutions
  • Customized QA/QC solutions for household goods

API’s quality assurance solutions are designed to guarantee that your products’ supply chain and quality is of the highest possible standard, and that they comply with your region’s regulations.

API Company Milestones

API Milestones

  • 1981: Creation of the buying office of the Parisot Asia Pacific.
  • 1994: Creation of API, as a third party-inspection service company.
  • 2002: API is spin-off from the Parisot Group through a successfully executed Leverage Management Buy Out (LMBO). The management takes over the company.
  • 2004: Creation of API Lab Testing Ltd, initially as a laboratory facility for toys.
  • 2005: Accreditations secured with HKIAS and HOKLAS.
  • 2007: Creation of API Audit.
  • 2008: AQSIQ licenses obtained in China to operate as a fully owned foreign company.
  • 2009: Worms takes a majority stake in API.
  • 2010: Recognition of API audit by ICS (Initiative Clause Social) as an approved audit entity for social audits.
  • 2011: Grand opening in November of our lab testing entity in France –within the premises and with the support of ALBHADES PROVENCE SARL. 
  • 2012: Fourth quarter, API is aiming for CNAS accreditation of our Ningbo lab for Furniture testing and Electrical Safety.
  • 2012: API obtains the European Union Notified Body for Toys of the European laboratory testing.
  • 2015: API becomes a member of SEDEX, as an approved audit entity for social audits

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