There’s a popular and effective exercise, taught in business schools everywhere, called a SWOT analysis. The concept is to analyze the entirety of a company, organization, or institution by listing its Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats.
I had a discussion recently with someone who, for three decades, had been performing a statistical function at a large manufacturing company. He couldn’t understand why, in spite of excellent job performance reviews, his company had furloughed him indefinitely.
Quality inspectors are the essence of any organization.
September 1, 2016
In one of its simplest definitions, quality represents the state of conformance to requirements. To be able to determine this conformance, we need to compare the product or service to established standard.
PAS Technology is an inspection lifecycle solution provider, enables a complete, comprehensive automated solution from any 3D model to a complete inspection CMM programming and from 2D prints to a complete automated GD&T extraction, ballooning, inspection plan and inspection reporting supporting all industry standards.
The latest comprehensive TopMap Pro.Surf+ surface metrology solution from Polytec offers unparalleled flexibility serving as an all-in-one system that can measure flatness, step-height, parallelism and now, roughness.
Starrett Kinemetric Engineering, Inc., a subsidiary of the L.S. Starrett Co., announces its all new HDV500 digital comparator that combines the features of a vision metrology system and an optical comparator.
The latest-generation Marposs Optoquick™ flexible, precision shop-floor shaft measuring system utilizes non-contact optical scanning to provide rapid and accurate measurements while the part is rotating.
Owners of Hurco vertical machining centers will have the ability to transform their WinMax part programs to a 3D printed rapid prototype directly on their CNC machine using an optional spindle-powered wireless accessory.
RVP, Renishaw’s new vision measurement probe for use with the REVO 5-axis measurement system on co-ordinate measuring machines (CMMs), increases the multi-sensor capability of REVO by adding non-contact inspection to the existing touch-trigger, high-speed tactile scanning and surface finish measurement capability of the system.