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.

Use Acceptance Sampling to Improve Manufacturing Process and Product Quality

Traditional Acceptance Sampling and other inspection measures give manufacturers a way to accept or reject incoming materials—but no more. When you rethink the value of the data you use to...

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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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DYK: Timed SPC Process Notifications Ensure On-Time Data Collections

Never miss another quality check. Timed notifications simplify operators' jobs and ensure effective quality management practices.

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Is Your Plant Ready for the FSMA in 2017?

Traceability is the heart of the FSMA. Learn how Food and Beverage manufacturers can use an intelligent Quality Management solution to manage added testing and tracking requirements.

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7 Simple Tools for a More Proactive Food Safety Approach

Regulations in the food and beverage industry are strict due to the potential of the products to cause consumers to become seriously ill or die.

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4 Steps to Convert from Paper-based to Electronic Recordkeeping

In the age of technology, it’s shocking that 75 percent of manufacturers still rely on manual data collection. While it may seem cheaper to manually administer quality and safety programs on...

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4 Ways FSMA’s Food Traceability Focus Can Help You Win At Quality

Are you overwhelmed by the resources necessary to address new food regulations? Despite the cost and time associated with compliance, the FSMA’s focus on food and beverage...

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4 Food Safety Audit Mistakes You’re Making and How to Avoid Them

How do you feel when you imagine your next regulatory audit? Stress? Anxiety? Overwhelming dread?The average recall can cost a manufacturers as much as $10 million, making compliance important to...

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Free Webinar: Quality Metrics: What You Need to Know

May 15, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT Register Now 

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Mobile Data Collection

Like many things in the manufacturing world, the definition of “mobile data collection” changes based on company, environment, collection type, required functionality, and who knows how many other...

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Mobile Data Collection Extends Quality's Reach

This month's edition of Quality Magazine features an article I wrote about how mobile data collection technologies are extending quality systems beyond the plant.

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Traceability in Food Manufacturing

A few weeks ago, I spoke at the Innovations in Food Safety Conference in Harrisburg, Pa. I was featured in the "Profiles in Innovation" session which highlighted mini-keynotes from three...

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Food Safety Summit 2011

Last week, InfinityQS exhibited at the Food Safety Summit in Washington, DC. This two-day event provided food safety professionals with an opportunity to learn new strategies and discover new...

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Food and the Fed

I just returned from an FDA meeting in Silver Spring, Maryland. There, I attended an open meeting entitled FDA Food Safety Modernization Act: Title III – A New Paradigm for Importers. FDA...

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