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.

What I Love About ProFicient

ProFicient feels at home in so many environments. From data collection to sampling to analysis, this tried-and-true quality intelligence solution gives us a lot to love.

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Manufacturing Challenges Blog Series: Complexity

Complexity touches all aspects of manufacturing—from deployment and configuration through analysis and reporting. Enact takes the complexity out of manufacturing quality.

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Manufacturing Challenges Blog Series: Data Overload

In manufacturing, if you trust the data, trust the statistics, then you will get past all the noise in the signal, and overcome data overload.

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Manufacturing Challenges Blog Series: Efficiency

Improving efficiency in manufacturing is all about pinpointing issues on the production line, striving for standardization, and keeping a sharp eye on data collection.

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Manufacturing Challenges Blog Series: Waste Reduction

To improve processes and—ultimately—the bottom line, manufacturers need to empower operators to focus on waste reduction and avoid the “hidden factory.”  

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Manufacturing Challenges Blog Series: Operator Engagement

In the manufacturing industry, operators are busy and time starved. Keep operators engaged by employing a fast, easy-to-use, and powerful quality software solution. 

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The Joys of a Process Model

The Enact process model is a visual representation of a manufacturing process. This visually engaging tool is expandable, helps you error-proof your processes, and centralizes and simplifies the...

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Manufacturing Challenges Blog Series: Defects and Recalls

Nobody wants defects or recalls. When you collect the right data, roll it up properly into useful reports, and make your decisions based on accurate measurements and information, challenges...

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Training for Success

Fundamentals training makes a difference in the success of utilizing ProFicient to meet your quality initiatives.

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Manufacturing Challenges Blog Series: Reporting

Reporting is not a perfect science. And it can be a painful thing for manufacturers. InfinityQS Quality Intelligence solutions make reporting easy.

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Wise About Six Sigma Part 4: The Personnel Impact

Steve Wise explains how empowered employees are critical to Six Sigma’s success

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Statistical Process Control (SPC): Three Types of Control Charts

When using a statistical process control (SPC) solution, it’s important for quality management professionals to choose the right type of control chart for their needs. Explore three types of...

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SPC Demystified

Manufacturers are only as good as their processes. Your organization is judged by the quality and volume of products that your processes produce. SPC can surely help. But, to some, it is...

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SPC: Hunting the Big Picture and the Big Payoff

SPC is about improving quality, reducing costs, and enhancing a company’s competitive position. It’s much more than shop floor data collection. And it’s a lot more than just...

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