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Some tips for assessing the cost of non-quality

The Cost of Non-Quality

Do you have any idea what Non-Quality costs your company? If so, you are now certainly convinced of the need to ...

Webinar replay: Improve supplier acceptance control with MES (Part 2)

French speaking. Target audience: CEO, buyer, quality manager In this second part, we explain how you can impr ...

Fat finger syndrome in operators

Fat finger syndrome in operators: myth or reality?

This title is deliberately provocative. The aim is to put an end once and for all to the old idea that operator ...

improve supplier acceptance control with mes

Webinar Replay: Improve supplier acceptance control with MES (Part 1)

French speaking. Target audience: CEO, buyer, quality manager In this webinar, we explain how you can improve y ...

SME: digitize your workshop in 2021

Webinar Replay: SMEs, ETI, your workshop will be digitised in 2021! Myth or reality?

English speaking. “SME : digitize your workshop in 2021! Is it achievable?” You’ve heard of ...

Infodream expert opinion

10 key ideas to make a (completely) useless project specification

It is well known that companies can afford to spend their time without counting. Abundance of resources, absenc ...

FDA Title 21 CFR Part 11, an imperative for healthcare industries

21 CFR Part 11 is a regulation concerning the use of electronic documents and signatures. Its respect has becom ...

Big data and MES

Big Data and MES, what are the challenges for the industry of the future?

1/ What is Big Data? Before talking about Big Data, it is important to know that today’s m ...

Webinar Replay: How to obtain capable processes through SPC?

French speaking. Target audience: quality, production, control, metrology, management Our webinar series conti ...

(3/3) Business recovery: some rules for quality control

Barrier gestures in the face of Non-Conformities. 6 good quality control practices to (re)discover. Before any ...

(2/3) Business recovery: some rules for quality control

Quality indicators: 5 ideas for making the best use of them at the moment. Managing production through quality ...

(1/3) Business recovery: some rules for quality control

Vigilance, good practices and lessons learned for the concerned quality manager. The post-confinement economic ...

Implementation of an MES solution

Setting up an MES project requires essential preparatory work that should not be neglected. Implementation of a ...

Reduce your non-conformities thanks to MES

Non-conformity, defect, rejection, anomaly… whatever the name, it’s always a production nightmare. ...

The MES : a tool for SMEs?

When we talk about manufacturing execution systems (MES), we often imagine a heavy tool, requiring long and lab ...

Industry 4.0 vs industry of the future

Industry 4.0 vs Industry of the Future?

Industry 4.0 is a buzzword: technical publications, research projects, real deployments are multiplying through ...

iS SPC compatible with 100% inspection?

Is SPC compatible with 100% inspection?

Various articles published here have already explained the concept of SPC (Statistical Process Control) and its ...

MES & SPC, a valuable cooperation

MES and SPC: a valuable cooperation

By definition, the MES (Manufacturing Execution System) must fulfil 11 functions, including Quality Management, ...

Tracking Card vs. working instruction

Tracking Card vs. working instruction

The documents present in the production workshops Various types of documents are present on the production floo ...

spc alarms or alerts

SPC alarms (or alerts)

The ultimate goal of a Statistical Process Control project is to obtain relevant SPC alarms (or alerts), enabli ...

What is SPC?

What is SPC?

Before going into detail, let’s look at what the acronym SPC stands for. And what is SPC software? Some t ...

Reception control simplifies the acceptance or rejection of incoming batches from your suppliers

What is Incoming Quality Control?

This article explains what incoming quality control is, and how best to use it to gain quality. What is the pur ...

Gage R&R and Measurement Variation

One of the bases (theoretical and practical) of SPC is to understand and reduce sources of process variation kn ...

What is inertial tolerancing?

What is inertial tolerancing?

In this article, we will discuss the concept of inertial tolerancing. We will see how this way of tolerancing a ...

Process planning and execution on the shop floor

Process Planning and Execution on the Shop Floor

Is your manufacturing process really clear for operators? How can you ensure operators follow the correct manuf ...

SPC after the project stage

SPC after the “project” Stage

How and when to make the transition from the project mode of the SPC approach to its daily use? Who should take ...

Some principles of reception control

Some principles of reception control

This article describes some principles of reception control and answers the following questions: What is recep ...

Qualaxy Process, Paperless Workshop

Qualaxy Process, Paperless Workshop!

The Paperless workshop! The ultimate goal (or dream) for any production manager! But, is it possible or even de ...

SPC myths, the word of the infodream expert

Common SPC Myths

In this article, we will briefly discuss some of the commonly held misconceptions about SPC. In every manufactu ...

SPC monitoring on unit and operator-dependent processes

Process Control of Operator Dependent Processes

The CARAIBE project is a consortium led by Safran Helicopter Engines (formerly Turbomeca) and includes partners ...

SPC analysis of multi-head processes

SPC and capability analysis of multi-head processes

Multi-head processes are a common means of production that enable several parts to be produced in a single proc ...

SPC monitoring of characteristics by attribute and fault location

Defect Map – an attributive control introducing the notion of fault location (2/2)

Attributive control of aspect defects in an SPC approach is done using the classical attribute tracking charts ...

spc monitoring of characteristics by attribute

SPC monitoring of characteristics by Attribute [1/2]

Attribute-based inspection is used whenever a part cannot be characterised by a number or a dimension. The resu ...

Expert opinion about Industry 4.0

Video Expert opinion about industriy 4.0

This issue of Experts Talk is dedicated to Industry 4.0. The expert’s insight with Corinne Clesse, CEO an ...

Starting a SPC Project [4/4]

Starting a SPC Project [4/4]

OK, this will be the final part of this series where we have looked at some of the key things you need to consi ...

Starting a SPC Project (3/4)

Starting a SPC Project [3/4]

During part 2 of this short series I highlighted the importance of having a structured process to ensure the su ...

Starting a SPC Project 2/4

Starting a SPC Project [2/4]

Todays blog follows on from part 1 where I introduced some of the challenges which you might face when trying t ...

Starting a SPC Project (1/4)

Starting a SPC Project [1/4]

In this post I would like to deal with what is probably the biggest hurdle for most engineers when trying to i ...

reception-control-vs-spc

Reception Control vs SPC?

In this article, we will discuss two concepts in the field of Quality: incoming inspection and SPC. What links ...

the process capability is expressed as a process capability index: Cpk

Is my Cpk good?

The Cpk is a process capability indicator that measures the deviation from the average. Is a Cpk (or Ppk) good, ...

Start with the SPC, what maturity does it take?

Start with the SPC – What maturity does it take?

“Are we ready to start with SPC?” This question often arises when companies want to use SPC softwar ...

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