Featured Stories

Improve Inspection with Opto-Digital Microscopy

Accessible digital imaging technology is ideal for advanced quality control applications across a variety of industries.
February 3, 2014

Due to rapidly advancing production and testing technology, today’s industrial quality assessment procedures are more rigorous—and more precise—than ever before.


Read More

Replacement of Radiography

Evolution of portable phased array ultrasonic testing equipment leads to large-scale uptake.
January 31, 2014

The increase in replacement of conventional film radiography with advanced ultrasonic testing is fueling the global ultrasonic nondestructive test (NDT) equipment market.


Read More

XRF for Today’s Quality Assurance

X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) is an attractive analytical technique for quality assurance.
January 31, 2014

Modern XRF has become a common analytical instrument technique for the quality assurance of manufactured products, including out-going product verification and production quality control as well as incoming inspection.


Read More

Ultrasonic Flaw Detection as a Quality Tool

The potential uses of ultrasonic flaw detection in manufacturing operations are numerous and diverse.
January 31, 2014

Some modern technology has ancient roots. Hundreds of years ago, foundry workers used sound waves to test the integrity of metal castings by tapping them with a hammer and listening to the tone of the ring.


Read More

Learn How Life Insurance Could Affect Your Business

Avoid estate and gift taxes with life insurance trusts.
January 8, 2014

Contrary to what many people think, the proceeds of life insurance policies are not tax free. That does not necessarily mean that an estate will have to pay tax on the proceeds though.


Read More

Ready, Set, Goal!

Setting goals helps us choose where we want to go in life
January 8, 2014

With the beginning of the New Year it is time to think about setting goals. It shouldn’t be restricted to a once a year exercise, but that’s the way many of us think.


Read More

Managing Change

And its risks
January 8, 2014

The one constant in life is change. No matter the status quo or how great the plan, one can almost guarantee that something will come along to alter that status quo, or bump that great plan of course.


Read More

A Plan for Improvement

Many models are available for continuous improvement.
January 8, 2014

A management systems standard (MSS) provides an internationally agreed-upon model for organizations to follow to ensure the proper handling of day-to-day operations.


Read More

Innovative 3D AFM Technology Fuels Semiconductor, Research and Industrial Quality Control

January 8, 2014

One of the most essential issues in the semiconductor industry is the fabrication and the subsequent implementation of integrated circuits (ICs) with enduringly smaller feature sizes.


Read More

The Price of Precision

Higher tolerance “insurance” comes with a price tag.
January 8, 2014

There’s an old rule of thumb among suppliers of precision gages that tighter tolerances mean higher prices. This is understandable considering the extra effort involved working within such boundaries. But not all gage users understand this.


Read More

Multimedia

Videos

Podcasts

 In honor of World Quality Month, we spoke to James Rooney, ASQ Past Chairman of the Board of Directors 2013, for his take on quality around the world.
For more information, read the ASQ Speaking of Quality column.
More Podcasts

THE MAGAZINE

Quality Magazine

cover_image

2014 April

Check out the April 2014 edition of Quality Magazine for features!
Table Of Contents Subscribe

Manufacturing Process

Has/does news about a manufacturers’ recall (like the GM recall in the news now) cause you or your company to reexamine its manufacturing process?
View Results Poll Archive

Clear Seas Research

qcast_ClearSeas_logo.gifWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

eNewsletters

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40.png twitter_40px.png  youtube_40px.pnglinkedin_40px.png