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5 Crucial Functions of Cosmetics Packaging

Perhaps more than any other industry, cosmetics packaging needs to do a lot of different things. This is why performing supplier audits and maintaining an effective quality control system are absolutely essential for cosmetics brands. But first, you need to understand what the function of product packaging really is. 

Tightened 100-Percent Inspection

Donald J. Wheeler Operations Tightened 100-Percent Inspection Guard-bands may cost more than they help Published: Monday, March 29, 2021 – 12:03 Untitled Document Inspection sounds simple. Screen out the bad stuff and ship the good stuff. However, measurement error will always create problems of misclassification where good stuff is rejected, and bad stuff gets shipped.… Continue reading Tightened 100-Percent Inspection

Unsupervised Machine Learning Automates Quality Control Process

Covision Quality automates the visual quality control process on metal parts through computer vision and deep learning technology. Covision Quality was born out of Covision Lab, a computer vision focused research and development center with the goal of shaping industries through its applications. It was founded in 2019 by seven multinational technology and industrial companies.… Continue reading Unsupervised Machine Learning Automates Quality Control Process

Enabling a Better, Safer and More Interconnected World Through Remote Inspections

Discover the benefits of remote inspections in this fourth installment of our six-part video series on how we are enabling a better, safer and more interconnected world. Remote inspections save time and travel costs, reduce pollution and are safer for customers and inspectors. Learn more about SGS’s remote inspections service, and our QIIQ remote inspections… Continue reading Enabling a Better, Safer and More Interconnected World Through Remote Inspections

Should We Be Certifying to ISO Standards?

Ryan E. Day Health Care Should We Be Certifying to ISO Standards? That depends on your intentions and perception of value Published: Monday, March 22, 2021 – 12:03 In an article published by Quality Digest, Julias DeSilva addresses recent declines in ISO certification and poses the question, “Does quality matter anymore?” His conclusion is that… Continue reading Should We Be Certifying to ISO Standards?

Long-Lasting Impact of Pandemic on Supply Chain Quality

Management Long-Lasting Impact of Pandemic on Supply Chain Quality Some surprising pros and cons are emerging from the global chaos Published: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 – 12:03 It’s been about one year since the Covid-19 impact intensified from a seemingly isolated health scare to a worldwide, ubiquitous tragedy that has upended daily life as we… Continue reading Long-Lasting Impact of Pandemic on Supply Chain Quality