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-Manufacturers' Quality Practices Vary in Today's Economy
- AIAG Seeks Help for Auto Industry Error Proofing Guide
- Metris Spins Off Italian CMM Operations
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Manufacturers' Quality Practices Vary in Today's Economy
MILWAUKEE-According to the American Society for Quality's (ASQ) latest Quarterly Quality Report, many manufacturing companies are not in the crisis mode one would expect. FULL STORY>>
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AIAG Seeks Help for Auto Industry Error Proofing Guide
SOUTHFIELD, MI-The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) is seeking industry volunteers to create a guide to effective error proofing. Ineffective error proofing in the automotive industry results in poor quality, loss of revenue from repeat issues, low customer retention and additional nonvalue-added activities that reduce quality. FULL STORY>>
Metris Spins Off Italian CMM Operations
LEUVEN, BELGIUM-Metris announces that its Italian C3 coordinate measuring machine (CMM) operations has been divested but will continue as an independent organization. Metris will continue to source its aluminum-based C3 range of CMMs from its spin-off, Coord3 Industries S.r.l., which also becomes the exclusive reseller of Metris products for Italy. FULL STORY>>
GageWay Wireless, featuring the Universal Mobile Module, gives you the freedom to take your gage to the part, freedom to move around large parts, freedom to locate gage fixtures anywhere you choose, and freedom to connect all gage brands! GageWay Wireless makes your data collection easier, less cluttered, and more efficient. GageWay Wireless saves you time and money with fewer steps in your process, less cable replacements, and reduced human error.
Marposs Acquires Process Monitoring Supplier Artis
AUBURN HILLS, MI-Marposs Corp., a supplier of metrology equipment, announced that its parent firm, Marposs S.p.A., Bologna, Italy, has acquired control of Artis Gesellschaft für angewandte Messtechnik GmbH, a developer, manufacturer and supplier of process monitoring solutions, located in Bispingen near Hamburg, Germany. The company's North American operation, Artis Systems Inc., is located in Livonia, MI. FULL STORY>>
EU and U.S. Resolve Long-Standing Labeling Controversy
WASHINGTON, D.C.-The European Union (EU) and the U.S. Government have resolved a long-standing transatlantic trade issue related to the units of measurment incuded on product labels imported into the EU, according to the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). FULL STORY>>
ISO/IEC 13485: 2003 represents the management system requirements for companies that want to maintain compliance with medical device regulations. 13485 could be implemented by companies that manufacture everything from cotton swabs to pacemakers, contraceptives to examination tables or companies that provide related services, such as sterilization, packaging or labeling.
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IQS Appoints Rifle-Shot Performance Holdings as Partner in Africa
ST. PETERSBURG, FL-IQS, provider of enterprise risk and quality management software, has appointed Rifle-Shot Performance Holdings as the preferred partner of its product range in the African region. Rifle-Shot Performance Holdings is a provider of consulting and implementation skills in the fields of operational intelligence. FULL STORY>>