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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.

How effective is the Quality Control in your Food Supply Chain? Are you sure?

As a food manufacturer, the job does not start—or end—with your organization. You do not grow food in your facility, and you do not place it by hand into the refrigerators and store...

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Pharmaceutical Industry Looks to Increase Compliance

Right now, FDA compliance is a major obstacle in the pharmaceutical industry. According to ExpertRECALL, in the third quarter of 2013, the FDA documented 171 drug and pharmaceutical recalls.

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Packaging Companies Focus on Manufacturing Quality Control

Packaging manufacturers are constantly striving to improve the shelf life of products as well as factors related to convenience. For this reason, the shape, size and appearance of a product’s...

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How Drug Manufacturers Are Approaching Quality Control

In the pharmaceutical industry, drug manufacturers strive at all costs to prevent unsafe products from reaching sick consumers. Yet right now, there are many challenges currently standing in the...

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Aerospace and Defense Industry: Honed In on Quality Control

When it comes to manufacturing quality in the aerospace and defense industry, there is no margin for error. Due to the astronomical cost of materials and the high risk environments that aerospace...

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InfinityQS: Defining Quality in the Food and Beverage Industry

In today’s competitive and highly-regulated food and beverage market, quality is one of the key drivers of success. Quality control is one of the most important tools for building customer...

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Manufacturing Quality Focuses on Creating Consistent Products and Reaping the Rewards from Higher Revenue

According to a recent study conducted by LNS Research, revenue growth is now the top financial objective for corporations—ahead of growing operational margins, expanding into global markets...

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Quality Control: Manufacturing Trends to Consider in 2014

Many companies approach enterprise quality management with the need to improve or bring together  current quality control software systems. It can be difficult to gain value from homegrown IT...

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SPC Software, Manufacturing Intelligence and Properly Trained Employees Equal A Recipe for Manufacturing Success

Having access to the most effective tools is never enough—no matter the job, it is essential to keep your skills up to date with the proper training.

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Eliminate Customer Complaints via Social Media

Picture this: a customer is in a rush to get to work but needs to remove a coat of ice from the windshield. So he grabs a new can of anti-ice spray in order to expedite the process. Instead of...

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Five Must-Have Quality Control Elements in your Enterprise

Once you adopt the quality control mindset, you want to make sure that you have all of the pieces necessary for smooth sailing during production. There are a lot of different aspects that make up...

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Are You Putting Quality and Manufacturing Operations Data to Work in Your Enterprise?

When raw data are pulled from a manufacturing operation, the data are all but worthless to a corporate executive until they can be converted to intelligence in the form of visualizations and...

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Continuous Improvement: Statistical Process Control (SPC) Training

Enterprise quality management is one of the most important aspects of your production process. Your company relies heavily on a best-in-class quality system to produce quality parts that meet...

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