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.

Rolled-Up Data Translates into Business Transformation: Quality Pro Series #2

Quality professionals need to look past the shop floor when thinking about collecting data. Roll up your collected data to see the big picture.  

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Is the U.K. Sleepwalking Towards an Economic Productivity Crisis?

Recent research indicates economic productivity in the U.K. is dropping. How will manufacturers handle the post-Brexit economy and the rising cost of labor? Automated data collection and analysis...

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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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The Modern Assembly Line and Quality Management: 100 Years Later

It has been 100 years since Henry Ford introduced the modern assembly line and forever changed the course of manufacturing. The combination of interchangeable parts and time-efficient processes...

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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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A Quality System is a Necessity. It Doesn’t Have to be Priced Like a Luxury.

The InfinityQS journey has been, and continues to be, driven by our desire to give customers what they want and need.

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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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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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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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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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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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Dashboard-Driven Insights

Are your quality professionals spending more time digging through data than using it? Enact dashboards deliver targeted data, filtered by role, so that users get just what they need.

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Build It Once, Share It Everywhere

Enact process models are re-usable. Once you create a single process model, you can share it across any number of products and processes without starting from scratch.  

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