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Name: Jennifer Stepniowski
Date registered: May 11, 2011

Latest posts

  1. ISO 13485:201X Preparation (Medical Device Audits) — January 26, 2015
  2. Quantifying the Importance of Quality in 2015 (US Market) — January 14, 2015
  3. Welcome 2015… Maintain Quality Resolutions — January 5, 2015
  4. Global Supply Chains are Changing Fast & Creating New Quality Challenges — December 26, 2014
  5. Avoid shipment delays! — December 18, 2014

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  1. Product Inspection Strategy — 4 comments
  2. 5 Reasons Packaging Integrity Matters — 4 comments
  3. 7 QC Tools in 8 Minutes — 3 comments
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25 Quotes to Inspire Quality & Success


Some of our more popular newsletter and blog posts include quality quotes.  We’re always looking to add to our collection. The 15 quotes below are our most recent inspiration: “Be passionate about solving the problem, not proving your solution.” ~Nathan Furr “The starting point of all achievement is desire.” ~Napoleon Hill “A bad workman blames …

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Why social responsibility at factories matters

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We continue to see an increase in requests for social responsibility audits and are pleased to see the growing commitment in this regard.  Aside from reducing quality risks and cost, ensuring social responsibility improves quality of life and ultimately affects the quality of products being produced as well. Principles of social responsibility per the ISO …

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The World is Not Flat… Pro QC’s VP/Americas discusses trends in logistics and supply

Pro QC’s VP/Americas, Michael L. Hetzel, was recently asked to join Awarely at the AON Center in Chicago to discuss the latest trends in logistics and supply and expand on Pro QC’s expertise in providing quality control and engineering services. The interview begins with identifying the largest trend, which Michael discusses as the supply chain …

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Simplified 5S: What is it & why is it important?


What is 5S? 5S is a lean manufacturing approach to “A place for everything, and everything in its place” based on the Toyota Production System. Qualitymanagement has compiled definitions from a variety of sources worth referencing here: 1. 5S definition of Sort, straighten, shine, standardize, sustain: a workplace discipline used to ensure reliable work practices and …

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Who cares about manufacturing?


“Manufacturing is more than just putting parts together. It’s coming up with ideas, testing principles and perfecting the engineering, as well as final assembly.” ~James Dyson Manufacturing Day is is approaching on October 3rd, and we’re encouraging all of our partners, clients and associates to open their doors and share the experience of manufacturing with …

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