Start-up Services for New Comers or Consultation Services for the Companies in the Wet Wipe Sector
Starting up a new business or even expanding an already existing business can be a painful process that may require hours of meticulous studies, calculations, and impeccable project execution Starting from the correct selection of machinery and equipment to the preparation of regulatory documents will have an impact on the success of such projects. Therefore, Kansan activated a new service: specific business consultancy for those who are already in the wet wipes sector or the newcomers aiming for the wet wipe sector.
The staff of qualified consultants with many years of experience in engineering, equipment selection, factory configuration, workplace design, production, process, quality assurance, wet wipe formulations, and project management, guarantees excellent service for success.
In this process, specific skills needed for the proper execution of these services will be increasing constantly owing to continuous training, constant research and studies of new know-how, direct contacts with certification and training bodies.
The consultation process may include some or all the processes described below based on the size of the project or customers’ experience or expectations.
This includes the following functions
- Definition of objectives, data analysis, identification of measurable indicators to monitor processes, audit plans, periodic review of data to improve processes, production, and logistics
- Management for control and verification for the reduction of company costs
- Company organization and creation of a foundational structure
- Key staffing and human resources management: Definition of staff-related needs for each critical process, description of skills, drafting of job descriptions, training
Study of factory layouts: Production, packaging, QC, and storage departments, the control laboratories; definition of the flow of personnel, materials, product, waste.
Technical consultancy during the investment phase, restructuring, and expansion of the existing departments, to ensure project compliance with the mandatory regulations for the reference sector.
Technical consultancy in the software selection for the management of the traceability and validation of the software, to ensure compliance with the standards required in the wet wipes field.
Technical consultancy in the selection of the right quality and capacity equipment for the production, packaging, control, and storage departments of the factory.
Peripheral Devices Selection
Technical consultation service for the selection of secondary or supporting equipment such as water treatment systems, osmosis devices, storage tanks, and mixing facilities, automated lotions preparation, and delivery systems to the line. Selection of automated or non-automated secondary packaging equipment, case packers, palletizers, depalletizers.
Raw Material Analysis and Development of Wet Wipe Formulas
Analysis, research and development of wet wipe formulations, supplier evaluations for wipe nonwoven fabrics, packing film, laminate materials, labels, plastic lids selection as per the intended process. Competitors’ analysis.
Assistance in the selection of the materials necessary for production. Defining the technical and functional specs, searching for suitable suppliers, and qualifications of the same.
Processing of the technical documentation required for GMP: Raw materials, finished products, and processes.
Definition of the production process, and control of the semi-finished product. Development of analytical plans for raw materials, semi-finished and finished products, and implementation of quality control procedures.
Development of validation protocols for new products, and implementation of analysis procedures (chemical-physical and microbiological stability, dermatological tests, tests in use, tests on the effectiveness of the preservative system, and such)
Assistance in the search and selection of external qualified laboratories for the performance of the tests necessary for the validation of the formulations and the control of raw materials and finished products.
Development of validation plans for production processes, sanitization, cleaning, quality control.
Product and Process Auditing
Execution of inspections at the production sites or activities of the company, with particular attention to the processes and related documentation; the assessment carried out provides for the verification of the compliance of the company activities with the reference ISO standards.
Execution of specific product and process audits concerning requirements/guidelines dictated by customers or specific business needs.
Inspection of new suppliers to be qualified, qualified suppliers, subcontractors, sales outlets, logistics platforms.
Drafting audit reports with evidence of the strengths and weaknesses of the company structure.
Preparation of Compliance Documents
(Reg. 1223/2009 and subsequent amendments and integration)
Procedures and operating instructions related to:
• Acceptance control of chemical raw materials and packaging materials
• Labeling and storage of chemical raw materials and packaging materials
• Process water control
• Production and control process of the semi-finished product
• Production and packaging process of the finished product
• Control of the finished product in the process phase
• Control of the finished product at the end of production
• Washing and sanitizing of plants, lines, and equipment
• Accelerated stability test of the semi-finished product
• Accelerated stability test of the finished product
• Process traceability and product release
(Reg 1223/2009 and subsequent amendments and integration)
Assistance in the processing and control of the labeling of the finished product
Definition of the INCI list
System Documentation about ISO 9001 and ISO 22716 Standards
(Good Manufacturing Practices-GMP)
Development of the quality and GMP manual of the company policy and the risk assessment document.
Definition of objectives and targets for quality and GMPs, data analysis, identification of measurable indicators for keeping processes under control, preparation of audit plans, periodic reviews.
Collection of quality data and processing for any corrective or improvement actions.
Drafting of management procedures and optimization of operating instructions for acceptance checks, production, packaging, quality controls, warehouse, shipment, product traceability.
Preparation of the registration system to ensure compliance with procedures and manual
Education, motivation, and staff training on topics related to continuous quality improvement.
Revision of technical agreements and execution of product and process audits for new suppliers to be qualified, qualified suppliers, subcontractors, sale points, and logistics platforms.
Implementation of the quality management system and GMP, process adaptation, and implementation verification through internal inspections on products and processes, staff, premises, and infrastructures.
Management of non-conformities in collaboration with the company functions related, verification of the correct root cause identification, and the effectiveness of the implementation of corrective actions.
Relationship with certifying bodies for the certification audit activities
Assistance during the inspection phase by customers, competent authorities, certification, and control bodies.
Questions and More
We will be happy to provide you with detailed information on our activities and formulate a specific offer to your company and its peculiarities and operations. You can contact us at email@example.com