What is Pre-Production Meeting (PPM)?

A meeting that is conducted prior to production start and approval of PP Sample. PP meeting can be conducted in buying office or in vendor’s (garment manufacturer) office.

Objective of PP meeting is to discuss production processes, buyer’s requirements and comments on PP sample, changes in construction if anything, to make product right first time and smooth flow of production. Possible issues are discussed and set standard process flow and define job responsibilities.
Key departments those need to involve in PP Meeting are: 
  • Merchandising
  • Technical team
  • Production Team
  • Production Planning
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Quality control

In PP meeting merchant handover production file to production team with approved PP samples and swatches
Pre-Production Meeting (PPM)
Pre-Production Meeting (PPM)

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