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Total Quality Management

The Q School of Thought

03/28/2011

As long as man has been building things (the pyramids, the cotton gin, automobiles, mobile phones), there’s been some form of quality (Q) assurance. Although the methods have differed quite a bit throughout history, it really wasn’t tracked or measured until the Industrial Revolution, when good craftsmanship and workmanship were ... Continue reading The Q School of Thought »

Manufacturing 2011: Staying on Top of Your Manufacturing Game

03/25/2011

Value Stream Mapping…Kaizen…Lean Initiatives…Business Improvement…MRP...DBR…TOC…JIT…TQM…SMP…5S… Six Sigma…Error Proofing…Continuous Improvement…SOPs…CCPs… All of these buzz words and latest processes are available to manufacturers today, but you’re probably thinking: “What do I do tomorrow to grow my business and make it more profitable?” You’ve implemented global, world-class change. You invested in a Lean ... Continue reading Manufacturing 2011: Staying on Top of Your Manufacturing Game »



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