Quality In Manufacturing

Thanks to globalization and rapid advances in technology, today’s manufacturing environment is increasingly competitive. Manufacturers need to stay focused on finding new ways to design, produce, sell and deliver products. Look for information targeted to medical devices, food safety, pharma, aerospace, lean, and supplier quality.

ASQ helps organizations by:

  • Providing business solutions to improve bottom-line results.
  • Improving operational processes.
  • Identifying problems and solutions quickly and systematically.
  • Reducing waste and cycle time.
  • Equipping companies with effective supply chain management methods.

ASQ Integrates Quality and Social Responsibility in Manufacturing (PDF, 1.77 MB)
SR and quality tools strengthen your triple bottom line — social, economic, and environmental. Leverage them for process improvement, accountability, efficiency, and reducing costs.

Making the Case for Quality

Case Studies

ASQ Quality Advocacy

Share Your Knowledge

Quality in Medical Devices

Quality in Food Safety

Quality in Aerospace

Lean Manufacturing

Free "Real World of Engineering" Webinar for Kids and Parents

A projected shortage of 70,000 engineers by 2010 is troubling enough. Pair that with a new ASQ/Harris Interactive survey that shows 85% of kids don’t want to enter the engineering field, and this creates a big problem for manufacturers. In an effort to change this career trend, ASQ created a webinar to show kids and parents what you can do as an engineer. It's cooler than you know! Watch it now!

It’s Time for an Outsourcing BoK — Free Webinar

Senior Quality Manager and Six Sigma Master Blackbelt, Govind Ramu, shares how developing a body of knowledge dedicated to quality in outsourcing will strengthen processes and help companies exceed expectations in today’s global economy.
Watch it now! (Registration Required)

Free Webinar on Improving Supply Chain Management

Learn how one company implemented a supply chain management system that captured actionable information, reduced costs, and improved overall process and product quality.
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In Focus

Not all manufacturers are the same. Neither are the solutions to your toughest issues. Manufacturers have different needs dictated by the product they produce. ASQ understands your unique requirements. We have resources tailored to meet needs specific to your industry and job function.

  • Medical Devices – Ensure safety and reliability by implementing quality concepts.
  • Food Quality – Optimize your processes to ensure a safe and affordable food supply.
  • Aerospace – Balance the demands of meeting security and regulatory requirements.
  • Pharmaceuticals – Use quality to comply with regulations while keeping your costs down.
  • Lean Manufacturing – Eliminating waste will save you time and money. It’s that simple.
  • Auditing and ISO – Stay up to date on auditing and compliance issues.
  • Engineering and Statistics – Get the information engineers need to stay current.
  • Supplier Quality – Build stronger relationships with your suppliers.

ASQ plans to create additional areas for specific products and functions. Visit often for the most up-to-date information. Do you have a suggested focus for us? Please tell us what you need.

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