May 20, 2013
The Top 3 Benefits of Statistical Process Control Software
The next time you are walking through a store, take a moment to stop and look around. It can be any store, really, as long as there are products that line the shelves or showroom. Think about the level of care that went into inspecting each product that is for sale.
Companies ensure the quality and safety of the products that they release to consumers through the use of statistical process control (SPC). And while SPC has been around long before computers, most companies now use SPC software to inspect their products.
According to an article written by Matthew Littlefield of LNS Research and published by AutomationWorld, SPC software provides the collection, analysis, visualization, and workflow capabilities of data. This data helps to minimize variability during production. As the article states, the primary users of SPC today are machine operators, manufacturing supervisors, Six Sigma project managers and continuous improvement professionals.
Here are some reasons why every manufacturing facility should use SPC software to oversee the production of the goods that they create:
1. Prevent recalls from happening.
When a faulty product escapes out of the factory and into a consumer’s hand, it’s bad enough. But when it happens on a large scale and it goes un-noticed, the results can be catastrophic for your organization. InfinityQS ProFicient software can detect production errors as they occur, halt the manufacturing process and alert you before it is too late.
2. Re-evaluate set production processes to increase efficiency.
ProFicient software allows data to stream in real-time to a central quality control hub. Armed with real-time data, you will be able to alter specific aspects of your production as you need to. This will increase efficiency and grant you maximum control over your process. Production efficiency cannot be maximized until you completely understand your process—and SPC software is the tool that will allow this understanding to take place.
3. Generate complete confidence in your product.
Executives will no longer have to wait for monthly reports to understand their production value. ProFicient software provides fast and accurate comfort so that you and your stakeholders can confidently move forward with your organization’s plans without having to ever question the quality of what you are producing.
Edited by Gerald Baldino