Articles by Michelle Bangert

Quality management: The Importance of ISO

Companies know ISO standards may be good for them, but they may need motivation to get certified. Manufacturing sectors have adopted ISO 9000 for three reasons: the value of the standard, the sales and marketing advantage, and company requirements.

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Profile: The Evolution of Machine Vision

While cost has gone down, machine vision performance has gone up, so says Marcel Singleton, founder and director of business development, The Value Engineering Alliance (Cambridge, MA). “If it can be done by machine vision, it can be done faster and better,” Singleton says.
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Vision & Sensors: The Evolution of Machine Vision

Vision has come a long way since 1984, when Singleton began working in Analog Devices' industrial automation division's machine vision product groups. A vision system went for $30,000 to $40,000,
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Selecting a Microscope

Consider the magnification, resolution, contrast and measurement when buying a microscope.
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Quality Management: Invest in Training

Effective training encourages employees to take responsibility for their careers.
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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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