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Not Following the Procedures – Root Cause Analysis

Did you recently complete a root cause analysis for a corrective action, and as a result you find the root cause as the “procedure not followed”? What was your recommendation? Was it to train the employee? Why employees do not follow procedures? Procedures are important because they ensure safety and efficiency. They also provide a… Continue reading Not Following the Procedures – Root Cause Analysis

Press Release Submission Article CTA

Ryan E. Day   |  Thu, 01/20/2022 READY FOR YOUR PRESS RELEASE TO BE SEEN BY THOUSANDS OF MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS? Quality Digest is dedicated to publishing press releases specifically targeting the manufacturing community. Connect your story with your most relevant stakeholders—for free. Do you already have your press release ready to go? Then just fill… Continue reading Press Release Submission Article CTA

Innovation Is Everyone’s Business

Innovation Innovation Is Everyone’s Business Steps to integrate innovative practices and thinking across your organization Published: Thursday, January 20, 2022 – 12:02 A manufacturer of the fabric used to reinforce car tires might not seem an obvious source of innovation inspiration. But in just a few years, Kordsa, a part of the Turkish industrial conglomerate… Continue reading Innovation Is Everyone’s Business

Eleven Benefits of the Cloud for Calibration Management Software Systems

Metrology Eleven Benefits of the Cloud for Calibration Management Software Systems Software as a service can help reduce costs and provide a more robust platform Published: Thursday, January 20, 2022 – 12:03 The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) was directed by the federal government to define cloud computing to assist federal agencies in… Continue reading Eleven Benefits of the Cloud for Calibration Management Software Systems

InterAct Network plans to bring new human insights to manufacturing sector

InterAct is a new Made Smarter Innovation funded network that aims to bring together economic and social scientists, UK manufacturers, and digital technology providers to address the human issues resulting from the diffusion of new technologies in industry. Substantial government funding has been invested in technological innovation and digitalisation within the manufacturing sector through the… Continue reading InterAct Network plans to bring new human insights to manufacturing sector

Facing a cash flow conundrum? Consider redirecting your approach

With inflation on prices hitting record highs and impacting the manufacturing sector harder than ever, according to Make UK, many businesses will be taking a long hard and not entirely comfortable look at their finances this calendar year-end. We understand this uncomfortable task. We’ve been there. As a family-owned business in the north west, and… Continue reading Facing a cash flow conundrum? Consider redirecting your approach

UPS CEO Tomé Calls on Logisticians to Take “Totally Different Perspective” Post-COVID

UPS CEO Carol Tomé discussed issues that will shape 2022 and beyond during the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s State of American Business video conference on January 11, 2020, issues she covered included economic trends and global competition to policy challenges and opportunities.

Nightmare Vaccine Logistics Are Prolonging the Global Pandemic

After losing her son to COVID-19 last year, 79-year-old Tomasa Valdez was desperate to get vaccinated. But on the remote Philippine island of San Salvador, where she lives, there were no shots to be had.  Getting to the mainland, where vaccines were available, meant a boat ride that was arduous at her age and expensive… Continue reading Nightmare Vaccine Logistics Are Prolonging the Global Pandemic

PTC announces Servigistics expansion with the US Air Force

PTC, which operates extensively across the UK from its Farnborough base, has announced that the United States Air Force (USAF) is expanding its use of its Servigistics® Service Parts Management SaaS solution for its supply chain modernisation program, ESCAPE. The expansion is a five-year definitive contract consisting of a one-year base period and four one-year… Continue reading PTC announces Servigistics expansion with the US Air Force

Quality Circles

Quality circles have been around for a long time. Quality circle were first established in the 1960s in Japan.The concept of Quality Circles was formalized by Kaoru Ishikawa. They are also called Quality Control Circles. Quality Circles Quality Circles are groups of employees that meet to discuss work-related problems, identify solutions, and take action. The… Continue reading Quality Circles