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Renaud has 10 years of experience in the quality and manufacturing fields and is a certified ISO 9001 lead auditor and ASQ certified quality engineer. He was quoted in the New Yorker and the LA Times, and his articles have been published in Quality Progress, Business Insider, and more. His role is to ensure SynControl really solves customer's problems and saves them money.
By now, the team at SynControl has helped tens of companies improve their QA/QC processes by implementing our
quality inspection software. And I thought I would write about a few lessons we have learned along the way. I've condensed our best practices into 8 'rules' for manufacturers and buyers to follow when performing new software implementation and process changes.
In times of budget cuts, many hard-nosed executives request cuts in every line of every cost center. However, in some cases, spending more on preventive activities, and cutting drastically in some other budget lines, is a smarter approach.
We recently interviewed
Jürgen Weckherlin, a consultant in the field of procurement who specialises in increasing productivity and reducing costs, and got answers to several questions that explore some of the best practices for buying offices in China and Asia.
Do you have a buying office overseas? Keep reading for the advice he shared...
I recently listened to this podcast from McKinsey on the future of manufacturing, and I'll summarise some of the key topics and add some of my own thoughts on the points they made about the direction that the manufacturing industry is headed in.
Do you get the feeling the general management approach is holding your factory back? That's quite common.
Here are 5 ways a factory can change its quality control approach and drive better business results with, and without, quality inspection software like SynControl...
Many Chinese suppliers try to reassure their potential customers by claiming they are certain to pass a QC inspection with an AQL of 2.5%. When asked for documentation that explains precisely what they mean, they usually have nothing to offer.