- NIST Tests Wireless Environment in Auto Factories
- ISO/TS 16949 Guide Available
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GAITHERSBURG, MD-A new report describes tests carried out by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) of the wireless environment in automotive manufacturing facilities. The measurements indicate that these facilities are highly reflective, reverberant environments that can complicate reliable performance of wireless technology. FULL STORY>>
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BSI Selects ANAB for Global Accreditation
MILWAUKEE-BSI Management Systems, a certification body, and the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB), the national accreditation body of the United States, have signed an agreement under which ANAB will provide accreditation services to BSI around the world. FULL STORY>>
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Metris Opens Manufacturing Facility
MANASSAS, VA-Metrology solutions provider Metris has opened a manufacturing facility in Manassas, VA, centralizing production of all of its large-volume metrology products. By streamlining all Laser Radar, iGPS and iSpace manufacturing, the company says it is supporting faster growth of its emerging large-scale metrology solutions. FULL STORY>>
Wireless Data Collection System
Wireless data collection has obvious safety and convenience benefits for manufacturing environments. While earlier attempts at shop-floor wireless have been unable to deliver acceptable reliability, DataSure from Starrett provides a robust, reliable solution that works with Starrett and other manufacturers' tools in electrically noisy shops, labs and large plants. DataSure can cover thousands of square feet while reliably preserving the integrity of measurement data.
SOUTHFIELD, MI-The "Automotive Certification Scheme for ISO/TS 16949: 2002, Rules for Achieving IATF Recognition, Third Edition," is now available in both electronic document and print formats. FULL STORY>>
QMC 2009 Call for Papers
ORLANDO - The Quality Measurement Conference is now accepting abstracts for presentations. Please provide a 150-200 word abstract by November 14, 2008. The conferences will be held at the Caribe Royale Orlando May 4-7, 2009, in Orlando, FL. FULL STORY>>
Stotz Catalogue Available on CD
FREEPORT, IL-Stotz USA LLC announces the availability of its newest CD, complete with full product specifications and pricing on the company's line of air gaging, tool taper cleaners, force check gages and test equipment for quality control. FULL STORY>>
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