In mid 2008, Prolink added the necessary features to QC-CALC to make it comply with the FDA's 21 CFR Part 11 regulation.
Features include: • Auditing of all data changes with user, password, and reason code requirements • Digitally signed Adobe PDF report creation • Electronic signature image support on all reports • Password maintenance ability including expiration, auditing of failed attempts, and deactivation • Support for LDAP servers
GAITHERSBURG, MD-The U.S. Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has received Congressional approval on its recovery plan to create jobs, strengthen the economy and encourage innovation. FULL STORY>>
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Wilson Instruments' new 574 Rockwell Hardness Tester is an affordable precision tester with a rugged industrial design, an all-new, easy-to-use control panel with an intuitive LCD display, and a built-in USB for easy data transfer to Microsoft Excel or other applications. Contact us for more information.
NATICK, MA-Cognex Corp. has announced a new series of free seminars for manufacturing professionals. The half-day events will show how to set up and deploy vision and ID systems for automated inspection and quality control tasks in a variety of industries. FULL STORY>>
ASQ Names First Fellow in India
MILWAUKEE-The American Society for Quality (ASQ) has named Shri S. Anilkumar the first and only current Fellow of ASQ in India. In being awarded Fellow, Anilkumar is recognized as having achieved professional distinction and pre-eminence in quality control. FULL STORY>>
IBS software solutions eliminate the hassles of compliance with quality-related regulations and standards. Our products improve your processes for document control, CAPA, training, assessments, calibration, APQP, PPAP, FMEAs, and SPC. An industry leader for over 25 years, IBS has revolutionized quality management at more than 4,000 customer sites worldwide.
Chromalox Achieves ASME Certification for Mexico Facility
PITTSBURGH, PA-Chromalox, manufacturer of electric heat and control products, was awarded ASME certification for its manufacturing facilities located in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, on April 13, 2009. As part of its quality program, Chromalox has aggressively pursued product certification. The company's Laredo, Mexico, manufacturing facility was recently awarded ISO 9001:2000 certification, as well. FULL STORY>>
Quality Magazine's 2009 Professional of the Year recipient, H. James Harrington, discusses his view of the role of the quality professional today, quality improvement and poor quality costs. Harrington has more than 50 years of experience in the quality field.
Imperium Announces Reseller Agreement with Air Dynamics
SILVER SPRING, MD-Imperium Inc., maker of the Acoustocam, a portable ultrasound imaging camera, has announced that Air Dynamics, a supplier of industrial equipment to the aerospace industry, will resell the Acoustocam to its customer base in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada for inspection and maintenance purposes. FULL STORY>>
GD&T is a communications protocol that is particularly helpful in a global economy where parts may be made in one part of the world and used in another. GD&T is increasingly being accepted as the best way of specifying 3-D design dimensions and tolerances on engineering design drawings.
by Nate Rose
Crown Recognizes Top-Performing Branches and Dealers
NEW BREMEN, OH-Crown Equipment, a lift truck manufacturer, has announced the winners of its annual Summit Awards recognition program that honors the company's top manufacturer-owned branches and independent dealers for excellence in sales and customer satisfaction. This year, 12 winners were chosen from Crown's nationwide network of more than 100 branches and dealers. FULL STORY>>
Call for Speakers: WCBF Lean, Six Sigma and Business Improvement Summit
CHICAGO-WCBF is currently accepting proposals from leading, cutting-edge corporate practitioners from a diverse range of industries to share new innovative ideas, best practices and case studies within Lean, Six Sigma and other Process Excellence methodologies. The summit will be held October 13 to 16, 2009, in Orlando. FULL STORY>>