As Quality Magazine celebrates its 50th anniversary, we take a look at some of the quality gurus who have made a significant impact on the world through their contributions to improving not only businesses, but all organizations.
There are many types of testing machines. The most common are universal testing machines, which test materials in tension, compression or bending. This month, 50 Years of Quality takes another look at universal testers.
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%.