It’s no surprise that food and beverage companies, in order to protect consumers and their brands’ relationships with them, require assurances that the contract manufacturers with whom they work follow strict safety and quality standards. That is where the Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI), a division of the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), comes in.
Re-imagine your quality improvement programs with a cyclical model.
November 21, 2019
Quality professionals know that it’s not productive to try to solve quality issues in isolation. Instead, create an environment of continuous improvement with a cyclical model—and centralized quality data.
InfinityQS® recently won the 2019 Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award for Product Leadership, bestowed specifically for SPC-based quality solutions. InfinityQS received the honor for its Enact® software platform.
Make suppliers part of your corporate quality initiatives.
October 10, 2019
Today’s manufacturers are managing more complex supply chains, with tighter and more critical turnarounds than ever before. Fortunately, cloud-based quality management solutions take the guesswork out of managing supplier quality—at home and around the globe.
Safety, prevention, and traceability are essential for compliance—and easier with modern quality management tools.
September 12, 2019
Regulatory demands in the food and beverage industry can be particularly challenging. Modernizing your quality management tools can simplify and streamline compliance by turning your efforts from reactive to proactive.
Empowered employees are critical to Six Sigma’s success.
August 13, 2019
Successful Six Sigma organizations create a culture of participation by giving their staff a compelling mission, then giving them the support, resources, and flexibility to achieve that mission—and seek other opportunities for improvement.
Quality’s continuing conversation with Jason Chester, Director of Global Channel Programs for InfinityQS, on SPC and the smart factory. This is the final part of the three-part series of our conversation.
Resurrect the quality data you already have and roll it up to gain enterprise visibility.
July 10, 2019
While reacting to plant-floor quality problems is necessary, it is simply not enough. Six Sigma and continuous improvement teams require insight into a much bigger quality picture. Go beyond using technology just to monitor quality data at the plant level and elevate it to an enterprise perspective.
Whether you call it Industry 4.0, the smart factory, or Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), technology and the need for increased efficiency and reduced waste are pushing manufacturing toward a revolution in how we produce things.