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.

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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Making Quality Control Measures an Investment

When you invest in quality control measures, you're able to prevent problems, potentially sidestep capital expenditures, and interrogate the data you've already collected to uncover...

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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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Manufacturing Challenges Blog Series: Audits

During an audit, many manufacturers struggle to locate, compile, and present requested data. A Quality Intelligence solution can help ensure compliance while offering the added...

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A Good Escape is a Rare Thing Indeed

In manufacturing, an escape can be an ominous thing…like when a sub-par product escapes and you’re held liable. When you roll up your data and focus on discovering those nuggets...

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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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Wanted: Actionable Information to Make Meaningful Improvements

Quality control charts can show us the actionable information we need to make meaningful improvements in our organizations’ processes and products.

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4 Steps to Convert from Paper-Based to Electronic Record Keeping

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 administer quality and safety programs on paper...

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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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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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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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The Importance of Standardization: Part II – The Challenges of Standardization in Manufacturing

Standardizing manufacturing operations is key, but it can also be challenging. At the very least, standardization discussions with all the interested parties forces an organization to have some...

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