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Top 5 Quality Control Inspection Tools To Save Time & Money

by Renaud Anjoran on 5 Apr 2017 | 0 Comments

Do you send inspectors to your suppliers’ factories? Have you spent time ensuring they are well equipped? If not, chances are they are wasting much time on useless tasks.

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What Auditors Consider To Be Good Quality Inspection Records

by Renaud Anjoran on 28 Mar 2017 | 0 Comments

Any quality auditor will admit that a set of good inspection records make their job much easier. But what do “good records” actually look like?

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4 Ways to Fix Productivity Killing Internet Issues in Manufacturing

by Renaud Anjoran on 10 Mar 2017 | 0 Comments

Are you pulling your hair out because of a slow internet connection? And most folks at Headquarters don’t understand the issue?

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Why Your Quality Control Inspection Procedure May Be Ill-Suited

by Renaud Anjoran on 22 Feb 2017 | 0 Comments

Over the years, I noticed that many buying offices and trading companies are hesitant to make changes to their quality control inspection procedure. In fact, their QC process hasn’t changed for years.

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8 Ways Quality Inspection Software Can Cut Costs and Save Time

by Renaud Anjoran on 8 Feb 2017 | 0 Comments

Based on our unscientific observations, less than 2% of buying offices have equipped their QC inspectors with dedicated software. They are missing on a serious cost-cutting and time-saving tool.

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How To Save Time on Product Inspections [Simple Framework]

by Renaud Anjoran on 25 Jan 2017 | 0 Comments

Have you designed a product, and specified many measurement points? Great. This will help the manufacturer ‘get it right’. However, should your inspectors spend hours checking all those points? Probably not.

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Sampling Plan in Minitab: a Useful Hack To Cut Inspection Time

by Renaud Anjoran on 18 Jan 2017 | 1 Comment

If you have a team of inspectors in Asia, I bet they follow common sampling statistics (what people call the ‘AQL tables’, coming from the ISO 2859-1 standard or MIL-STD 105E). And your suppliers are used to them too...

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3 Common Issues with Quality Control Inspection Tools

by Renaud Anjoran on 10 Jan 2017 | 9 Comments

Most inspectors go to factories with a digital camera and a laptop. They might also bring a measurement tape and a barcode scanner, but they rely on the factory to provide all the remaining equipment.

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4 Reasons To Build a Strong Inspection Management System

by Renaud Anjoran on 3 Jan 2017 | 0 Comments

QC inspections are simple, right? Counting products, looking for defects… it's child’s game. Or is it?

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Factory’s Cooperation with Inspectors: A New Supplier KPI?

by Renaud Anjoran on 27 Dec 2016 | 0 Comments

Do your suppliers cause endless trouble in your organization? Suppliers are obviously a major source of quality issues. What people don’t always appreciate is the degree of interference a factory can introduce in qc inspections. Let's look more closely at their impact and how supplier KPIs can help here...

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