WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA-For a 14th consecutive year, Lexus ranks highest in vehicle dependability, improving by 25 problems per 100 (PP100) vehicles since 2007 to achieve a score of 120 PP100, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2008 Vehicle Dependability Study.
ORLANDO, FL-The 2009 Quality Measurement Conference, to be held at the Caribe Royale Orlando, May 4 to 7, 2009, in Orlando, FL, is now accepting abstracts for presentations. Please provide a 150- to 200-word abstract by November 14, 2008.
BOULDER, CO-The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the National Conference of Standards Laboratories (NCSL) International announce that ANSI/NCSL Z540.3-2006 Requirements for the Calibration of Measuring and Test Equipment has been published.
SOUTHFIELD, MI-Developed jointly by Chrysler LLC, Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Corp., the Advanced Product Quality Planning & Control Plan Reference Manual Second Edition (APQP) provides common guidelines for a product quality plan and control plans leading to product that satisfies customer expectations.
CHICAGO-Prime Advantage, a buying consortium for mid-sized industrial manufacturers, has announced the findings of its second Group Outlook Survey, revealing the top economic concerns for the second half of 2008. Raw material and energy costs continue to top the list of cost pressure concerns, but this time they have become an overwhelming worry among North American manufacturers.
PARIS, September 30-Creaform, developer and manufacturer of handheld laser scanners, and Metrologic Group, independent 3-D control software publisher, have announced the rollout of a new partnership. Metrologic has developed a
BELLINGHAM, WA, September-Tomos Technologies Inc., provider of X-ray computed tomography (CT) scanning services, has opened a new industrial CT scanning center in Bellingham, WA, offering high-resolution scanning and analysis to
MINNEAPOLIS, September 23-Stratasys, manufacturer of additive fabrication machines and prototype parts, announces the availability of new material options for its direct digital manufacturing and prototyping machines. For the FDM 360mc,
WASHINGTON, D.C., and ARLINGTON, VA, September 22-The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) – ACLASS brand announce that ACLASS will begin accrediting testing laboratories