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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.

Who Wants to be a Hero?

Your quality data is the key to becoming a hero at your new company.

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SKU Management Got You Down?

Your beverage company produces several different types of soda. And for each brand of soda, you have a different stock keeping unit (SKU). As any beverage manufacturer can testify, however, these...

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What is Enterprise Total Quality Management?

For manufacturers, avoiding disorder should be the number one priority for ensuring success. This is because disorder leads to mistakes, mistakes lead to product recalls and recalls lead to major...

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11 Skills Your Quality Management Team Needs to Have

As you may already know, all the departments in a company are fully interrelated. Most of the time the quality management department plays a central role that impacts all other ...

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What Determines a Quality Product? How Can SPC Software Ensure This?

Consistency is critical to enable food manufacturers and restaurant enterprises to provide the experience their customers expect, no matter where those customers are located. A centralized...

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Inside the Next Factory of the Future: Industry 5.0

As manufacturers maneuver through Industry 4.0, the latest Industrial Revolution, you can’t help but marvel at the awesomeness of the technology. It brings together robots, internet-connected...

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10 Things to Help the Quality Team Improve Customer Complaints

Customer complaints are a source of information that you can use to improve operations throughout your organization. Use these tips to take a team-based approach to improving customer satisfaction....

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The Top Benefits of Statistical Process Control: Part Two

Quality is a top concern for all stakeholders in manufacturing—from the shop floor to the boardroom. Learn how enhanced statistical process control methods support better decision making...

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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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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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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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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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Only Using Quality Data to Solve Out of Spec Issues? That’s Just the Tip of the Iceberg

If you’re like most manufacturing quality professionals, you focus on the quality data that alerts you to problems. All of the other data that indicates no problems gets stored and is quickly...

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