Setting Appropriate Fill Weight Targets — A Statistical Engineering Case Study

Quality Engineering vol. 24 issue 2 - April 2012

Abstract: A high-level business need was addressed via the development of a solution for setting appropriate targets for product filling processes. This required the calculation of the probability of meeting corporate and regulatory requirements under more realistic assumptions. Throughout the process both technical and nontechnical approaches were required. The patented solution is now embedded in the production processes worldwide through a Web-based application that helps the company save time, resources, and money.

Keywords: Case study; Compliance; Estimation; Maximum likelihood estimate (MLE); Risk analysis; Simulations; Statistical engineering

Access this article
You will need Adobe Reader to view this PDF document. Download the free Reader from Adobe
Please register to access this article

Featured advertisers


(0) Member Reviews

Featured advertisers

ASQ is a global community of people passionate about quality, who use the tools, their ideas and expertise to make our world work better. ASQ: The Global Voice of Quality.