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The measurement of the depth of thread on an internal thread can be challenging. A quick and accurate way to check thread depth is to modify the go thread plug gage by adding a depth notch or depth step to represent the functional thread depth.
For 75 years, Rochester Metal Products has been manufacturing castings in Rochester, Indiana.
Whether using ERP and MES systems, or even Excel, many manufacturers rely on data from numerous disparate sources to provide them with the information they need to create a quality product.
A solid working relationship with your suppliers is essential to your business success. Assessing your risks is also good for business. But is your organization fully engaged in these business practices?
Recent discussions with a customer over problems with threaded parts reminded me just how complicated some measurements can become.
A company may own a fleet of vehicles, supply some employees with a car as part of their compensation, or cover the cost of a rental for a business trip.
Increasing labor costs in China--which have seen increases in the range of 15 to 20% annually in recent years--are compelling many companies here in the United States to seek lower costs in Southeast Asia.
Ford recently announced plans to hire 2,200 salaried workers in 2013 to fill jobs in such key areas as product development, manufacturing and IT.
A high-performance imaging system with 26 digital cameras puts an SUV instrument-panel-carrier to the ultimate test.
This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was down 11.0% from October and down 8.5% when compared with the total of $460.86 million reported for November 2011.
The purpose of this field guide is to assist organizations, step by step, in implementing a quality management system (QMS) in conformance with ISO 9001:2008, whether from scratch or by transitioning from ISO 9001:2000. It examines each sub-clause of Sections 4–8 of ISO 9001:2008, which contain the requirements, and gives a list of the documentation/documents required, internal audit questions, a summary of management’s responsibilities, and a flowchart of the steps that need to be undertaken to satisfy the requirements.
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