High Standards: Starting from the Bottom

Every business, manufacturing or otherwise, should strive to develop a strong foundation. When commitment to excellence and quality initiatives also flow from the bottom up in an organization, then great performance will no doubt follow. “ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is an industry standard, but most companies have a quality manager that drives everything,” said […]

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Quality Is Still Job #1 in Manufacturing

Quality is still Job #1 in manufacturing. A recent “scorecard” from a Metcam customer showed only three parts rejected for a whole month. “By zeroing in and eliminating waste – wasted motion, time, materials – we become more efficient, make better parts,” said Metcam Vice President Jerry Ward. “All of this is with the intention of […]

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