Who are we?

Who are we?

Who are we?

API are first and foremost a global QA/QC solution provider.

  • Specialized in household goods.​
  • Strong focus on toys, furniture, tools/DIY, home appliances, consumer electronics and kitchenware.​
  • Testing labs embedded in key operational offices.​
  • Unique independent Quality Assurance company supporting the largest mass market retailers in their sourcing from Asia.​
  • Since its foundation as a quality assurance services company, API has specialized in household goods. As an independent company, API prides itself on being the only regional QA organization able to serve the largest importers of household goods from Asia.​

API can provide a full range of QC/QA solutions to ensure the quality of your products:

API’s Mission

Our mission is to provide our clients with technologically-enriched support to ensure safe and sustainable products, fit for use and loved by their consumers.

Thanks to our customized household goods Quality Assurance Solutions we can help our customers allocate their quality budget more efficiently.

API can effectively mobilize its inspectors or auditors to provide Quality Control solutions in your supplier factory located in any of production hubs for household goods: our teams operate on a daily basis, especially with a reinforced coverage in Asia (China, Vietnam, Indonesia, India and Taiwan), Eastern Europe and Latin America.

We can also test your products in one of our six integrated laboratories located in Asia (China, Indonesia, and Vietnam), and in Europe (France).

Commitment to Impartiality

Impartiality is one of API’s core values, API place the highest importance on integrity and impartiality within the operation of its activities and it is one essential element of API’s Code of Conduct.

API is committed to ensuring independence and impartiality and applies the highest standards as a professional quality service provider, in accordance with international best practices. API will never engage in activities which may affect its independence/ impartiality of judgment and integrity in relation to its activities, and will never allow commercial, financial or other pressures to compromise impartiality.

When potential risks or threats to impartiality arise, API is committed to taking necessary action to ensure that its independence and impartiality are maintained in the provision of the management system. All API employees fully understand the importance of integrity and impartiality in decision making of the daily operations.