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

For Fastco Industries Quality is an Imperative

Incorporated in 1970, Fastco Industries manufactures special fasteners from its 150,000 square foot facilities in Walker, Michigan. Serving a customer base in West Michigan, Fastco also supplies products to the Midwest, Canada, and Mexico. While predominately a supplier of automotive fasteners, Fastco also has key customers in the office furniture, appliance, and recreational vehicle industries.… Continue reading For Fastco Industries Quality is an Imperative

SPIROL International Corporation Uses Synergy to Fine-Tune Its Processes

SPIROL International Corporation (SPIROL) is a leading manufacturer of a diverse line of engineered components for fastening and joining, including precision shims, coiled and slotted spring pins, solid pins, disc springs, alignment dowels and bushings, spacers, compression limiters, machined nuts, threaded inserts for plastics, pin and insert installation equipment, and vibratory parts feeders. “SPIROL is… Continue reading SPIROL International Corporation Uses Synergy to Fine-Tune Its Processes

WECO’s Process Is Now 5 Times Faster Using Synergy 2000

“Using Synergy 2000 has allowed us to go from paper and pencil reporting, to having an automated process,” said Dubravka Kusmic, Quality Manager for WECO Electrical Connectors Inc. “We were able to achieve our top initiatives of getting a preferable vendor status at our very important customer, improve our process control and make enhancements related… Continue reading WECO’s Process Is Now 5 Times Faster Using Synergy 2000

Veridiam Uses Synergy to Maintain Tight Tolerances Required by Its Customers

Veridiam Inc. is one of the world’s largest contract manufacturers of assemblies and precision components machined from high performance metal alloys and medical grade plastics. Leveraging over 60 years of industry experience, Veridiam serves the medical, dental, nuclear, aerospace, industrial and semiconductor markets. “Implementing Synergy has helped us to reduce scrap, reduce rework, reduce costs,… Continue reading Veridiam Uses Synergy to Maintain Tight Tolerances Required by Its Customers

United Gear and Assembly Uses Synergy to Bring in New Business

When Douglas Winfrey, Director of Quality, started at United Gear and Assembly, the SynergySPC software had already been purchased, but was not fully utilized. “I inherited SynergySPC, and I enforced it,” said Winfrey. Winfrey immediately saw the benefits of utilizing the Synergy software. ”The real issue was that we were collecting all of this data,… Continue reading United Gear and Assembly Uses Synergy to Bring in New Business

Using Synergy, Trident Precision Manufacturing Maintains a 5 to 6 Sigma Level

“What I really liked about Zontec is that the more I asked questions, they asked questions back. They didn’t assume that they knew our business. They took the time to evaluate if the product was a good fit,” said April Lusk, Director of Quality for Trident Precision Manufacturing. “I was looking for a company that… Continue reading Using Synergy, Trident Precision Manufacturing Maintains a 5 to 6 Sigma Level

A.P. Plasman-Windsor Plant Saves a Week’s Worth of Production Using Synergy 2000

“We make any plastic part that goes on the exterior of the car such as body side molding, door pillars, front grills, license garnish, back panel, trunk skins, spoilers, etc.,” said Ted Black, QA Manager for the A.P. Plasman-Windsor Plant. A.P. Plasman has four locations with a 5th opening in Alabama in the summer of… Continue reading A.P. Plasman-Windsor Plant Saves a Week’s Worth of Production Using Synergy 2000

Grakon Selects Synergy 3000 for its Multi-Language Capability

“We lacked a multi-language system that could easily be available throughout the company and the world so all the right people can see data live or almost live,” explained Don Bartlett, Director Quality & Customer Service for Grakon LLC. Grakon is a global leader in the design & development of advanced lighting systems & engineered… Continue reading Grakon Selects Synergy 3000 for its Multi-Language Capability

APS Materials Uses Synergy 1000 Because Their Customers Require It

APS Materials has been creating thermal spray solutions for the biomedical, aerospace, automotive and semiconductor industries for 35 years and has locations in the US and internationally.  APS Materials Uses Synergy 1000 SPC Software to meet customer demands as well. “The coating procedure is a very high quality process to meet the requirements of our… Continue reading APS Materials Uses Synergy 1000 Because Their Customers Require It