Synergy Helps TDK Manage 50% Increase in Production Without Adding Staff

TDK Philippines Corporation (TDK) is a manufacturer in the Philippines of MR (magnetoresistive) heads for hard disk drives. “We strive to contribute to the growth of the Philippines and worldwide customers through our advanced manufacturing excellence,” said Alvin Hernandez, Sr. Manager for TDK. In 2003, TDK began looking for a real-time SPC solution. “We were… Continue reading Synergy Helps TDK Manage 50% Increase in Production Without Adding Staff

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

5 Myths About Implementing SPC Software

Myth #1: SPC Software Takes Months to Implement Zontec strongly suggests that companies think through how they want their data organized, whether it is for a particular product or a process-oriented operation. As a part of the Synergy SPC software documentation, customers receive a sample data file organization chart, recommendations for setting up folders, sub-folders… Continue reading 5 Myths About Implementing SPC Software

Can the Data From Your SPC Software Help You Manage the Lifecycle of Your Machines?

Behind your labor force, your assets are the workhorses of your business. Can you afford for equipment to fail? What if you could accurately predict the behavior of your production machines? Using Statistical Process Control (SPC) software data, you can do just that. With the SPC data you collect, you can determine the lifecycle of… Continue reading Can the Data From Your SPC Software Help You Manage the Lifecycle of Your Machines?

LMPsrl Uses Synergy 3000 to Reduce Scrap by 20%

Located in Castello se Cisterna Italy, LMPsrl manufactures magnetic solenoids. LMPsrl develops, produces, and customizes solenoids according to customer specification and distributes them worldwide. “We are an original equipment manufacturer for solenoids, said Fedele D’Alessandro, General Manager for LMPsrl. “A solenoid is a coil of wire, usually cylindrical, in which a magnetic field is set… Continue reading LMPsrl Uses Synergy 3000 to Reduce Scrap by 20%

SPC Software for the Automotive Industry

With Ongoing Recalls, The Automotive Industry Has a Challenge When It Comes to Quality.  That is why the auto industry developed the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) in 1982 as a not-for-profit association where professionals from a diverse group of stakeholders work collaboratively to streamline industry processes via global standards and harmonize business practices. AIAG… Continue reading SPC Software for the Automotive Industry

MET Plastics Uses Synergy to Speed Up Certification Process

MET Plastics specializes in injection molding of high-end critical parts, catering to Original Equipment Manufacturer’s (OEM) with build requirements ranging from 100-100,000 units. By specifically focusing on the low volume market, MET Plastics is able to ensure a higher level of service than a traditional injection molder would be able to offer to these industries.… Continue reading MET Plastics Uses Synergy to Speed Up Certification Process

Using Synergy 2000, Schoeneck Containers Saves 33 Man-Hours a Day

Schoeneck Containers Inc. (SCI) is a manufacturer of blow molded containers. For over thirty-five years, SCI has supplied plastic containers for diverse consumer and commercial markets throughout the world. All products exceed industry standards for quality and durability. Since its inception in 1972, SCI continues to grow as a supplier of containers for food, beverage,… Continue reading Using Synergy 2000, Schoeneck Containers Saves 33 Man-Hours a Day

Synergy 2000 is Helping Acme Aerospace Inc. Take on More Business While Saving 50-60 Man-Hours a Week

Acme Aerospace Inc. a business group of Transdigm Group Inc., has over 30 years experience in the custom design and manufacturing of aviation and aerospace battery systems and similar support products. “We manufacture fiber nickel cadmium batteries, chargers and systems for military and commercial use,” explained Bob Hyland, Process Engineer, for Acme Aerospace Inc. Acme… Continue reading Synergy 2000 is Helping Acme Aerospace Inc. Take on More Business While Saving 50-60 Man-Hours a Week