Quality Assurance

At Takemoto, in order to supply products that always satisfy customers and maintain the highest quality standards, we have prepared a “Product Quality Standard”. Using this product quality standard, in addition to a “Product Standard” and a “Standard Sample” for each product, Takemoto maintains total control over quality from the supply of raw materials from the distributor to final product inspections.

We offer our clients the peace of mind of being certain that only products of the highest quality will be supplied.

Material certification

Takemoto only uses raw materials that comply with independently set standards established by organizations such as the Japan Hygienic Olefin And Styrene Plastics Association.

In Japan, the same association sets Food Hygiene law standards relating to plastic utensils and containers, so certification means that our products also comply with Food Hygiene Law.

In addition, Takemoto has also dealt with certification under the European Union’s RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) Directive and REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) Regulation.

Color Compounding

In Japan, Takemoto conducts color compounding in-house to clients’ specifications. Strict quality control from the supply of raw materials to the production of color compounds ensures the supply of products of consistent quality and specifications.

Product Quality Standard

Quality control of every product made by Takemoto is based on our product quality standard. These set standards are enforced through quality inspection at every stage of the production process, from molding to printing (and other decoration techniques) and all other secondary processing. Furthermore, the receiving and final inspections we conduct comply with ANSI/ ASQCZ1.4 acceptance sampling standards.

In addition, we are also able to produce products according to customized quality standards set to clients’ specifications.


Principal standards
Molding Printing (and other decoration techniques) Secondary processing
Stringing of gate vestige Peeling Loose Liner (set products)
Flow marks Blocking Separation (set products)
Weld lines Placement Deformity
Burns Missing letters Damage
Sagging Deformed letters Etc.
Uneven thickness Color/ tone  
Flash Stringiness  
Stability Deformity  
Breakage Etc.  
Etc.    

Functional Testing

All products planned and developed by Takemoto undergo functional testing to ensure that each meets specification requirements.

Set functional requirements include material, shape and application.


Principal Functional Standard
Functional Standard Testing
Airtightness

Decompression test

Constant temperature test
Strength

Drop Resistance test

Buckling test

Light resistance test (UV Strength)

Cap operation (Hinge strength)
Construction

Extraction test

Overrun test

Rotation test

Plug replacement test

Friction test (aluminum)

Construction strength test (pump parts)

Heat resistance Heat resistance test
Contents applications Preservation test
Durability

Cycle test

Operation test (Pumps)

Transportation test (Packaging)