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Quality Revolution Reduces Defects, Drives Sales Growth at 3M

September 19, 2011
By combining Lean Six Sigma and a top-200 customer focus, 3M improved its belt fabrication processes. The improvement team reduced defects in parts per million by a factor of 28 times as sales increased by 54%.
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Science Needs to Work Smarter

September 19, 2011
As leaders turn to science to spur U.S. economy and competitiveness, science needs to work smarter.
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Remote Visual Inspection 101

September 16, 2011
Good quality borescopes will always give the best possible image since they typically use high quality optical rod lens systems, which give unsurpassable image quality and true color transmission.
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The Basics of Torque Testing

September 1, 2011
Torque measurements are essential tools used by manufacturers to determine good assembly from bad.
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ISO 50001 Podcast.

August 23, 2011
The importance of ISO 50001. Interview with Carolyn Campbell, LRQA Lead Assessor and Energy Management Expert

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ISO 50001 is the new Global Energy Management System Standard (EnMS). In this LRQA podcast, Carolyn Campbell, LRQA lead assessor and energy management expert, talks about the importance of ISO 50001 to organizations--irrespective of size, sector or location. Carolyn also discusses the ability of ISO 50001 to address the global energy supply, how the standard helps organizations improve energy efficiency and performance, and the link between ISO 50001 and ISO 14001.
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Off Topic Quality: Customizing the Manufacturing Process

August 18, 2011
Weaknesses in an optimized server appliances company’s legacy third-party manufacturing software had caused increasing scheduling, quality control and workload distribution problems.
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Readers Respond: Can Six Sigma Be Adapted to Look at Innovation?

August 18, 2011
Quality Magazine LinkedIn group members discuss how innovation fits into the Six Sigma equation.
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Lean Initiative Enables U.S. Manufacturer to Stay Competitive and Stay Onshore

August 18, 2011
New Jersey-based Douglas Electrical Components aligns quality, lead times and pricing with a Lean initiative.
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Fast and Easy Package Inspection

July 26, 2011

Fast and Easy Package Inspection The BOA from Teledyne DALSA is a tiny (41 mm3 cube) “smart camera”

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Calibration Management Software: Important Factors Manufacturers Need to Know

July 25, 2011
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In an interview with Quality Magazine, Devin Ellis and Chris Richardson, both of CyberMetrics Corporation, tout the benefits of calibration management software. For more information, visit www.cybermetrics.com< body>
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 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.
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