Quality Check Blog:
Quality Improvement Intiatives in Manufacturing

Learn best practices to improve quality in 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. SPC software makes all the difference.

Tales from the Trenches – 5: 5S and SPC Projects

Your SPC program can benefit from incorporating the principles of 5S.  

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Tales from the Trenches – 4: Overfill and Giveaway

InfinityQS quality management software is a great way to address the root cause of fill weight variation, so you can eliminate both underfill and overfill simultaneously.  

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Tales from the Trenches – 3: Data Entry Errors

Without a focused, intentional data collection process, you can end up with a lot of data, but nothing very useful.  

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Tales from the Trenches – 2: Assignable Cause and Corrective Action Codes

Using InfinityQS quality management software to reduce defects and rework, lower product costs, and achieve continuous process improvement.  

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Tales from the Trenches – 1: Reducing Customer Complaints

Keep your customers happy—reduce customer complaints with InfinityQS ProFicient quality management software.

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Scrap and Defects and Rework – Oh, My!

InfinityQS quality management software systems are vital to today’s manufacturers. The stakes are high, but the cost of the solution to scrap, defects, and rework doesn’t have to be.

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What's the Cost of Quality?

If you don’t invest in quality now, you’re likely to pay for it in warranty claims and dissatisfied customers who move to a different supplier.

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Bottling Knowledge and Sharing It blog series: Part 3 – Centralized Data and Actionable Intelligence

In Enact, your quality data is stored in a centralized data repository, giving your employees instantaneous access to valuable information anytime, anywhere.  

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Bottling Knowledge and Sharing It blog series: Part 2 – Real-time Notifications

Enact helps the bottling industry’s biggest companies transform their quality performance across the enterprise.

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Bottling Knowledge and Sharing It blog series: Part 1 – Real-time Data Collection

Enact delivers benefit across your entire enterprise. Part one of this three-part blog series focuses on real-time data collection.

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Are Cpk and Ppk Passé?

Cpk and Ppk provide a quick, at-a-glance determination of how your process is performing…but there’s a better way.  

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Does the “Lot Genie” Work for You? Lot Genealogy Explained

Lot genealogy is a map that can guide you to the root cause of a manufacturing problem and help you mitigate any issue better and faster.

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Do Operators Need to Keep an Eye on Control Charts All the Time?

Modern technology offers more than just control charts to read the “story” that your manufacturing processes tell.

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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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