Quality Check Blog

Quality Check is focused on best practices for real-time quality control in the manufacturing industries. The purpose of this blog is to share our experience at manufacturing plants all over the world, in a wide variety of industries, each with their own unique challenges and goals.

Mystery Solved! Operators Use Real-Time SPC Data to Track Manufacturing Process Clues

Production problems got you stumped? By following the clues in your statistical process control data, shop floor operators and quality pros can team up to find the answers to your most pressing...

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Transform Manufacturing Process Control—from the Plant Floor Up: Mastering Quality #6

“One and done” is not a successful long-term strategy for transforming manufacturing operational performance. Apply SPC techniques to quality management continuously.   

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Reporting & Communicating SPC Data for Change: Mastering Quality #5

Easy-to-use reporting is essential for clear communication that convinces recipients to act on the information you and your teams provide.   

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Analyzing Quality Data with the Right SPC Tools: Mastering Quality #4

On your manufacturing shop floor, identifying and correcting quality and process issues before they do real damage is definitely a win. But what’s even better? Finding and eliminating the...

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Checkup: Are You Fully Utilizing Your Existing SPC Software?

InfinityQS Professional Services provide you with personalized consultation with certified Six Sigma Green Belts. Learn how these highly trained application engineers work directly with your...

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ProFicient 5.3: Need Better Answers from Your SPC Data? Ask Better Questions

When you’re a process engineer, no matter how many answers you find about your manufacturing processes, there’s always another question. ProFicient 5.3 enhancements give you some fresh...

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Time to Automate SPC Data Collection?

In today’s competitive marketplace, it’s time to move automated or semi-automated SPC data collection from the “nice to have” to the “must have” list.

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What’s Your Priority? Use SPC to Maximize Your Impact on Quality and Costs: Mastering Quality #3

As a quality professional, you need to make the biggest possible impact on quality and costs as quickly as possible. The answer is hiding in the data you’re collecting already. Learn to...

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Stay on Track with SPC Process Alerts and Notifications: Mastering Quality #2

Can you count on your quality management solution to provide SPC process alerts and notifications that will help you head off trouble before it can affect your bottom line?  

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Optimize SPC Data Collection: Mastering Quality #1

With some forethought on your part, SPC data collection can set the stage for noticeable (or dramatic) process and product improvements, and help reduce risk, waste, and defects. Improve your...

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Mastering Quality: Real-Time SPC Drives True Continuous Improvement in Manufacturing

Manufacturers today invest significant time, money, and resources in a variety of initiatives to drive continuous improvement and manufacturing excellence within their operations. However...

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Statistical Process Control: What Era Are You In?

Is your 20th century SPC software able to keep up with your 21st century manufacturing organization?  

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Don’t Just Collect SPC Data: Interrogate It!

Your SPC data is trying to tell you something important about your manufacturing processes and product quality. It’s time to sit it down and let it talk.  

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Box-and-Whisker Charts Help Improve Manufacturing Process Control

SPC control charts are invaluable for catching process variations. But did you know that you can use box-and-whisker charts to compare variations across products—all in one view?  

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