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Print matching – Case #480

“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 snake print pattern was not matched pair wise, what affects the aesthetics of the sandal.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to cut the component in vertical direction instead of horizontally, in order to make the snake pattern match pair wise.

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Glue marks – Case #455

“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: glue marks on the uppers, near the straps ends.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to use self adhesive tape for temporary attachment of straps in order to avoid using glue on the uppers.

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Packing shoes properly – Case #402

“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: straps get crushed after packing as only tissue paper is used to hold them.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to make cardboard pieces to hold the straps.

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Lining joints open – Case # 355

“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 joints of the sandals straps were opening. We detected this in the Pre-Production trial.

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Impactiva solution: we recommended the factory to switch to a blind seam in bulk Production instead of glue attachment.

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Thong bonding – Case #347

“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: single strap under the insole.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to separate the strap into two branches and to fix them into grooves so that the bonding will be stronger.

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Wavy outsole – Case #341

“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: wavy outsole

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to groove the insole to avoid the bump on the sole caused by the leather straps.

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Uneven strap length – Case #316

“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: uneven strap length because the factory was attaching the D-rings unevenly to the strap.

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Impactiva solution: the marking patterns were developed and available but the factory was not using them, so we got the factory to follow the strap’s marking pattern in order to achieve an even strap length.

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Bent strap end – Case #314

“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: bent and curved strap end.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to attach a non-woven backer between the lining and the upper material at the strap end. This helped to keep the strap straight and in place, what very much improved the esthetic look.

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Single row stitching – Case #312

“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 was not properly secured, with only a single row stitching. It might get damaged during lasting.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to use double row stitching in order to avoid pull off failures.

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Color transfer to the sole – Case #309

“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 black color of the upper material was getting transferred to the sole edge.

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Impactiva solution: we got the factory to insert a piece of fabric on the sole. This prevented the color transfer and very much improved the esthetic look.

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