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.

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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SPC Should Drive Holistic Quality Improvement: Quality Pro Series #1

Quality professionals and management commonly separate statistical process control (SPC) from business improvement. They’re really one and the same. SPC should drive holistic quality...

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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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SKU Management Got You Down?

Your beverage company produces several different types of soda. And for each brand of soda, you have a different stock keeping unit (SKU). As any beverage manufacturer can testify, however, these...

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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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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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What Determines a Quality Product? How Can SPC Software Ensure This?

Consistency is critical to enable food manufacturers and restaurant enterprises to provide the experience their customers expect, no matter where those customers are located. A centralized...

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Inside the Next Factory of the Future: Industry 5.0

As manufacturers maneuver through Industry 4.0, the latest Industrial Revolution, you can’t help but marvel at the awesomeness of the technology. It brings together robots, internet-connected...

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Use Acceptance Sampling to Improve Manufacturing Process and Product Quality

Traditional Acceptance Sampling and other inspection measures give manufacturers a way to accept or reject incoming materials—but no more. When you rethink the value of the data you use to...

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The Top Advantages of Statistical Process Control: Part One

Today, enhanced use of statistical process control methods yields benefits across the manufacturing organization. Learn about the immediate benefits operators experience on the shop floor.

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The Top Advantages 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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Level Up Your Quality Control: SPC Tools for Digging into Data

Are you caught in the habit of using a control chart to address every issue? Take a fresh look at the variety of tools and filtering capabilities at your fingertips in ProFicient.   

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Mystery Solved! Operators Use Real-Time SPC Data to Track Manufacturing Process Clues

Production problems got you stumped? By following the clues in your statistical process control data, shop floor operators and quality pros can team up to find the answers to your most pressing...

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