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Wrinkled tongue – Case #652

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: wrinkles on the tongue because the factory was applying glue to the lining.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to stop using glue at the lining as it is not necessary for the construction, and in this way the wrinkles are avoid at the same time that they save materials, labor and time.

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Knitted upper – Case #651

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: the toe puff can be seen through the knitted upper after lasting.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to attach two pieces of black cotton drill backer to the toe puff in order to prevent the problem.

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Glue application on straps – Case #650

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: the strap lining gets glue stains because applying the glue on the table stains it and transfers it to the strap.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to hang the strap above the table during glue application in order to avoid stains on the lining.

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Decorative buckle attachment – Case #649

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: the non-functional buckle wasn’t secured with a strap, and being kids shoes, it can fall or be removed by the children easily.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to secure the buckle between the upper and lining strap in order to avoid this potential problem.

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Components storing: a mold risk – Case #647

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: shoes uppers placed on the floor and touching the walls that might lead to mold growth.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to store the uppers in plastic trays, avoiding contact with floor and walls.

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Open stitching – Case #646

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: the lining zig-zag stitching opens because the material does not have enough strength.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to add cotton tape along the zig-zag stitching to avoid the stitching opening.

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Shoe boxes: a mold risk – Case #645

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: the shoes boxes are stored on floor. Not only they can get dirty or stained, they can catch humidity that can later develop mold.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to store the shoe boxes on pallets and in cartons in order to avoid direct contact with the floor.

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Inconsistent pleats – Case #644

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: the pleats look inconsistent and they open due to insufficient glue application at the edges.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to change the glue application cut-outs shape (wider at edges) in order to improve the glue application and achieve a good pleating shape.

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Wrapping paper: a mold risk – Case #643

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: the shoe wrapping paper was not being passed through the UV chamber. This poses a risk of mold formation, if high moisture content paper is in contact with the shoes.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to pass all the packing materials through the UV chamber along with the shoes in order to prevent a potential mold issue.

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Kicking in – Case #642

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Practical solutions to problems encountered in the manufacturing process that demonstrate how we assist our customers’ factories to produce Right from the Start TM.

Problem: outsole was kicking in

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to add a 2 mm. texon board at the heel part of the sole. This solved the heel kicking problem.

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