Quality Control in Manufacturing: Cost vs Quality

A cost and quality secret: encouraging a quality mindset will decrease costs. Since most staff on the shop floor are dedicated, well-meaning team members, if they have a chance to give input, and it is reliably followed up on, then they feel that they are part of the team.

The Big Opportunity: Manufacturing in a Post-Pandemic World

The key to manufacturing resurgence in the United States will be applying the lessons learned from Mr. Deming and the Japanese market as well as producing products with excellent quality and lower costs. And, with the recent experience of the pandemic, now is the opportunity to make this happen. 

Cost of Non-Conformance (CONC)

Measuring the price of non conformity (PONC) is absolutely possible. If an organization were to eliminate some form of waste, then they could potentially eliminate the expense of that waste, and this savings would drop to the bottom line because profitability would be increased.

This is a “Bob Job”

When implementing ERP systems, we find it is common for companies to have "Bob jobs." This might work for a while, but what if something happens to Bob?

The Power of ERP

Your ERP should be THE essential tool to provide a powerful system independent from relying on key staff to get things done properly. Here's how it worked for us.

Stuff Happens

"Stuff happens" stifles innovation through complacency, which leads to less participation, but our job is prevent bad stuff from happening in the first place!