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Training Trends: Six Sigma for Small Companies

Implementing a Six Sigma intervention need not cost millions.
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OTHER DIMENSIONS: Calibrate Your Criteria

Tool acceptability isn't a 'standard' decision. Let's imagine the unthinkable occurs, and an accident takes place that involves a product you manufacture. Your company becomes the target of legal action, and before you know it, a plaintiff's lawyer has subpoenaed your quality records, including those relating to the instruments and gages used to verify the product.
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Computer Inspection Aids Six Sigma Efforts

Computer-aided inspection can be used as a Six Sigma tool for getting closer to zero defects.
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CMM Programming Saves Time and Money

By programming coordinate measuring machines offline, companies can improve machine utilization and increase part accuracy.
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Re-engineering Gives CMMs More Sense

CMM capabilities can be expanded with additional tools.
In a perfect world, or in a fully integrated manufacturing environment, metrology systems would be able to measure all necessary parameters in one pass, without error, and feed back results seamlessly to computer-integrated manufacturing networks, in the formats most useful for machine control and process management.
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Image Analysis Helps Develop Products

Prior to the introduction of automated image-analysis systems, lab operators often had to rely on expensive film-based methods of documenting and analyzing images.
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Simulation: Making It Real

Manufacturers are spending big bucks on simulation programs to expand and upgrade employee training.
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Charles J. Hellier has been active in the technology of nondestructive testing and related quality and inspection fields since 1957. Here he talks with Quality's managing editor, Michelle Bangert, about the importance of training.
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