Automotive

Mahr Federal Expands Application Center at Providence, RI, Headquarters

 

The double-sized center includes broader range of metrology equipment to enhance application development and customer interaction.

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Despite a Subdued Fourth Quarter, 2012 Industrial Manufacturing M&A Value Surpasses 2011 Levels

Strategic Investors Generate 90% of Deals; Financial Sponsors Remain on Sidelines

 

Uncertainty of global economy continues to stymie industrial manufacturing deal activity.

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Second Annual National Manufacturing Day Slated for Oct. 4, 2013

Factory tours urged to raise awareness of skilled career options.

The effort is co-produced by the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA), the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), The Manufacturing Institute and the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP). 


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Quality Magazine Webinar: How to use Opto-Digital Microscopes to Solve Today’s Toughest QA/QC Challenges

Look at the needs identified by QA and QC labs.

Quality Magazine and Olympus Corporation join together to host a live webinar on Opto-Digital Microscopes, February 12, 2013 at 2:00 pm EST.


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Management

100 Ways of Looking at Quality

The companies in our Quality Leadership 100 demonstrate continuous improvement and a commitment to quality.

1903 was a big year. The Wright Brothers took to the skies, the Ford Motor Company got on the road, and a young William Boeing left Yale and headed to the West Coast.


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Software

The Evolving World of ERP

The software continues to offer new features that may help your company.

If you’re like most companies, you already use ERP software. While enterprise resource planning software is commonplace at most manufacturing companies, the way it is used may not be.


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Measurement

The Complete CMM

Have CMMs with multiple sensors—contact and noncontact—finally matured enough to become a complete measuring tool?

Most, if not all, quality professionals are aware that multisensor measurement systems have been around for a long time—since the 1980s, as some of us may remember—and they realize the obvious benefits when combining optical and tactile measuring into one system.


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Quality 101

Internal Threads

How much do you know about the inspection of functional thread depth?

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.


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Case Study

Laser Scanning Accelerates Inspections at Rochester Metal Products

In-depth analysis of castings brings the big picture into view.

For 75 years, Rochester Metal Products has been manufacturing castings in Rochester, Indiana.


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Case Study

Total Quality Management

Total quality management software provides a centralized quality hub.

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.


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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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