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The level of global competition faced by today’s organizations has put more pressure on the bottom line than ever before.
In the past, the proficiency testing items and participation frequency were formulated by accreditation bodies, regardless of the scale, customer type, and economic conditions of a laboratory. In 2010, ILAC P9 require the applicant laboratories considering needs and risk level to make their own proficiency testing participation plan, as long as proficiency testing program feasible both logistically and economically.
With all of the new changes surrounding AS9100C:2009, AS9120A:2009, AS9101D and AS9104/1 it is imperative that you understand how they affect you, your business and your industry.
In the 21st century, environmental issues have become a strategic concern, with organizations vying to meet their environmental obligations while simultaneously attempting to handle challenging marketplace, regulatory, competitive and global demands.
Download a new white paper from Red Lion to find out how implementing a simple visual management system can help you meet Kaizen, lean manufacturing and additional efforts to become more competitive in a global economy.
Calibration is an insurance policy that verifies the accuracy of test instruments.
Fast and Easy Package Inspection The BOA from Teledyne DALSA is a tiny (41 mm3 cube) “smart camera”
In order to stay profitable while delivering both quality and value, companies often find themselves looking for ways to reduce costs and free up valuable resources. Most companies discover they cannot effectively perform their own calibrations because of the many associated costs.
Calibration is essential to improving a company’s bottom line and maintaining a superior reputation. Determine if calibration is a do-it-yourself operation or one that should be outsourced.
The business of manufacturing is a colossal world of outsourcing: from product design to parts to services. This practice makes it possible to leverage expertise when you need it.