While industrial design issues surrounding professional/commercial appliances share many similarities with those of consumer appliances, professional/commercial appliance design is subject to some of its own considerations.
H. James Harrington, Quality Magazine’s 2009 Professional of the Year, has been a vibrant part of the quality movement for more than half a century. He has held key positions at IBM, presided over associations, led multiple companies and produced a large body of writing. Harrington has travelled the world many times over proclaiming the quality gospel, advising governments and business leaders from many nations on quality practices.
Industrial borescopes are divided into three general subgroups: rigid borescopes, flexible borescopes and videoscopes. Many industries use borescopes to ensure product quality without having to destroy a part in periodic testing.
Document control software automates an organization’s standard processes, providing a structured revision process and documented audit trail. Many packages contain functionality that accommodate typical industry and regulatory requirements, helping keep an organization compliant through correct use of the application.
Organizations use calibration management software to help achieve compliance to industry standards and regulations. It facilitates an organization’s effort to maintain accurate gage calibration records and-ultimately-correctly calibrated gages.
The Dunlee division of Philips Healthcare has been manufacturing X-ray tubes since 1946. Acquired by Philips in 2001, the company’s Aurora, IL, manufacturing facility occupies 140,000 square feet, with more than 250 employees.
Automation is at the heart of ISO conformance software. Such software automates internal audits, which helps to ensure, for example, that policies, procedures and work instructions have been approved and that employees are correctly trained. Also, the software automates the management system itself, providing a streamlined process to help ensure that processes and procedures are executed correctly and on time.
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