Matthew Barsalou

Matthew Barsalou is an Engineering Quality Expert in BorgWarner Turbo Systems Engineering GmbH’s Global Engineering Excellence department.  He has ASQ certifications as a Six Sigma Black Belt, quality engineer and quality technician. He is also a DGQ certified Six Sigma Green Belt and has TÜV certifications as a quality manager, quality auditor and quality management representative. He possesses a bachelor of science in industrial sciences and a master of liberal studies with an emphasis in international business. He is currently completing a master of science in industrial engineering from the Wilhelm Büchner Hochschule in Darmstadt, Germany. Connect with him on LinkedIn.


Going Lean: The Journey to Lean Manufacturing

Lean manufacturing is an indirect decedent of the early manufacturing methods used during the industrial revolution. The industrial revolution was followed by the American system of manufactures and the quest for interchangeable parts.
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On Target with PDCA: A Quality Improvement Case Study

In this example of a quality improvement project the performance of a catapult needed improvement due to a high degree of variation in the distance traveled by a projectile.

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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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2014 October

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The Skills Gap

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