Quality spoke with James Bennett, the chief technical officer at the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT), about certification, STEM education initiatives to recruit the next generation of NDT, and the importance of ASNT volunteers. ASNT celebrates 75 years this year. For more information, visit www.asnt.org.
George Schuetz, director of Precision Gages at Mahr Federal, explains how new wireless technology has affected wireless gaging.
If you want to get ahead, Quality columnist Jim Smith has thirteen tactics you can use, no matter where you work. We spoke to Jim about advice he received early in his career, tips for others in the field, and how Michael Jordan relates to the quality profession. For more information, read his “13 Steps to Get Ahead” feature in our September issue, his Face of Quality column, or his Jim Gem’s blog.
Bill Arbogast explains his perspective on quality, ISO 9001, and how to manage inevitable business changes.
Managing Editor Michelle Bangert talks to Top Tool’s Duane Kari to learn more about the challenges in manufacturing today—both at Top Tool and in the industry overall—as well as the role of operators, the next standard for the company, and the drive for quality.
Learn tips for SPC success from Don Elmore, chief software architect at DataNet Quality Systems. Don is the inventor of a patent-pending methodology that enables quality practitioners, using statistical process control, to identify process improvements that will lower manufacturing costs.
Quality recently spoke to the University of California-Berkeley’s David Dornfeld about how green manufacturing relates to quality. Dornfeld, a manufacturing engineering professor, recently edited a book on green manufacturing fundamentals. Here, he explains why it matters and discusses the increased attention given to manufacturing today.