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.

Enact Workflow: for Compliance, Clarity, and Consistency

Event Workflow enables users to respond consistently and effectively to process- and quality-related events.

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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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Control Charts: Who Needs ‘Em?

As times change, new technologies emerge to help you solve old problems. Quality pros and shop floor operators should still use control charts, but it’s important to note that you do not need...

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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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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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