What is Zontec 5G?

Zontec SPC software is 5G, fifth generation. Includes Synergy 1000, Synergy 2000, and Synergy 3000

Looking at product history highlights the Zontec innovation and vision as they incorporate the latest technology into SynergySPC software. That is only half of the story. The other half is the robust code used in the development of the SynergySPC product suite. Taking great effort to develop real-time visibility and insights that identify variation in… Continue reading What is Zontec 5G?

Easy Integration With Statistical Process Control Software

What Software Will Automate With SynergySPC, Statistical Process Control Software? The Zontec SynergySPC software suite is robust and flexible allowing it to automate SPC data collection with enterprise resource planning (ERP), Manufacturing Execution System (MES), CMM, PLC, Vision System and many other platforms.Selecting the easiest integration and best statistical process control (SPC) software package is… Continue reading Easy Integration With Statistical Process Control Software

Why Do We Need Statistics Anyway? Capable and Stable Processes

This is a a capability chart showing how close to Six Sigma the data is.

Why statistics? Because they are possibly the most useful tool we have to understand what might happen. Statistics make it possible for us to make fairly accurate predictions with small groups of data. It is not possible to predict individual events but statistics will give insight to the overall results. But let’s dig deeper on why do… Continue reading Why Do We Need Statistics Anyway? Capable and Stable Processes

Upgrading Quality Data Collection

Integrating Technology For Quality Accuracy and Analytics Factories and people are constantly being integrated, especially in the area of quality data collection. Technology is providing new ways to communicate with each other for a broader, more accurate and analytical view of what is happening on the shop floor. It is changing tasks that used to… Continue reading Upgrading Quality Data Collection

Reduce Scrap, Rework, and Downtime with SPC Software

Reduce Scrap, Rework, and Downtime with SPC Software In today’s competitive landscape, you need to leverage every quality management tool possible to help you gain and maintain an industry-leading edge. This is where statistical process control (SPC) software can empower your company to continually improve your processes to reduce scrap, rework, and downtime. You can… Continue reading Reduce Scrap, Rework, and Downtime with SPC Software

Do This When Evaluating Your Quality Program

Evaluating Your Quality Program Imagine this, you have a highly unpredictable and/or unstable process that causes you to lose tremendous amounts of money due to production errors and untold hours lost trying to assign a cause to the issues. On the other hand, maybe you’ve been at the quality game for a while and seemingly… Continue reading Do This When Evaluating Your Quality Program

From Good to Worthless: Determining Loss

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Determining Loss When we think of quality as meeting a target value, we need a way to calculate the loss incurred when we don’t hit the target. If you use tolerances, loss is easy to determine. If we know the cost of labor and materials used to fix or replace bad items, we can estimate… Continue reading From Good to Worthless: Determining Loss

The Case Against SPC Software

Wait, what? It seems something strange for an SPC software provider to assert.  While it still has it’s place and seems to still be the preferred (and necessary) approach for many companies, having software installed in-house on dozens, if not, hundreds of workstations is gradually becoming passé.  Instead the need for conventional “software” as we… Continue reading The Case Against SPC Software

Checking Your SPC Software’s Background

It’s important to know exactly who is providing your SPC software and what their experience is. When considering the importance of compliant SPC software and adhering to SPC methodology and rules we thought we’d provide something actionable if you have been considering implementing or improving SPC.  To that point, it’s clear that you have to feel… Continue reading Checking Your SPC Software’s Background

Designing Six Sigma? You’ll Need Compliant SPC Software

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Good SPC Implementation is Essential to Six Sigma It’s hard to overstate the importance of compliant SPC software and adhering to SPC methodology and rules. Knowing the importance of methodology and rules adherence to the bottom line of your business and the potentially ruinous consequences of non-compliance, how do you vet potential solutions?