In a recent interview with Quality magazine, Paul Keller, president of Quality America and author of McGraw-Hill's newly released SPC Demystified, shared insight into why SPC is crucial for quality management systems.
Nearly all problems that result in deviation from specification can be eliminated at the front end of the manufacturing process using powerful analytical tools available in the computer aided manufacturing (CAM) software.
A little-know yet important subject, the performance curve of a device is a concept that allows us to evaluate a device’s behavior in several points along the engineering specification range. Through the results of this field of study, it is possible to determine the probability of acceptance of each measured part of the studied device.
In order to stay profitable while delivering both quality and value, companies often find themselves looking for ways to reduce costs and free up valuable resources. Most companies discover they cannot effectively perform their own calibrations because of the many associated costs.
A $230 billion manufacturer not only acquired and implemented a master data management (MDM) system, but sought to change the company’s operational strategy to ensure that critical product data was accurate, relevant and actionable.
Nearly two years after the dramatic crash of Air France flight 447 between Rio de Janeiro and Paris, France’s air accident investigators finally discovered the wreckage of the Airbus A330-200 aircraft.