Articles by Thomas Sloma-Williams

From the Publisher: Get the Story Correct

It's not surprising that the mainstream media misses the story when it comes to manufacturing. This happened again when they reported on U.S. factory orders for May 2006. Factory
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From the Publisher: Quality Continues to Grow

More good news from the machine tool industry continues to translate into good news for quality, as was evidenced last month in Detroit, where quality professionals had a chance
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From the Publisher: Total Quality Commitment

Is quality something dedicated to one department in your company?

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From the publisher: Dedicated to Quality

It's about the people.
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From the Publisher: Adding Up the Losses

It just doesn't add up. There is no way that the layoffs at Ford Motor Co., General Motors Corp. or DaimlerChrysler are not going to negatively affect the economy. U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao recently said these losses would have no effect on our economy. Others agree with her.
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From the Publisher: Quality Success and Failure

Will a company fail because of a lack of a robust quality system? Has it happened already? I recently had this question posed to me by a reader who was conducting research.
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From the Publisher: Making Measurement Relevant

It's a good time to be in the quality business. Besides longtime quality professionals having bigger budgets and new projects, others in manufacturing industries are taking an interest in quality. Many manufacturing engineers, corporate managers and production line people have quality responsibilities.
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From the Publisher: 45 Years and Counting

Look at the spine of this issue of Quality Magazine. On it is written volume number 45. We begin the celebration of our 45th year of publication with this issue.
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From The Publisher: Crossing the Goal Line

I have been a lifelong Chicago Bears fan.
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From The Publisher: Teach the ‘Why' and ‘When'

The basics of writing...
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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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