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

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

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

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

Bright Plastics Utilizes Synergy SPC Software to Further Differentiate Themselves in the Marketplace

Bright Plastics manufactures plastic injection-molded parts for a diversity of industries, resulting in broad expertise and experience in meeting a range of industry-specific manufacturing needs. While they are able to manufacture to the requirements of almost any industry, their equipment, facilities, and quality certifications are especially aligned for markets such as Medical Device Manufacturing and… Continue reading Bright Plastics Utilizes Synergy SPC Software to Further Differentiate Themselves in the Marketplace

Manufacturers Need Real-Time SPC Data Throughout Their Supply Chain Globally

To be competitive in today’s marketplace, you need Statistical Process Control (SPC) software that allows you to connect all parts of your supply chain. Synergy offers a competitive global infrastructure that provides instant access to real-time SPC data across the globe. Architecture As corporations with suppliers and remote locations worldwide, you need real-time suppliers’ SPC… Continue reading Manufacturers Need Real-Time SPC Data Throughout Their Supply Chain Globally

How Can You Competitively Manage Your Enterprise Without Real-Time SPC Supplier Data?

In today’s global economy, companies are finding innovative ways to obtain a competitive edge. Manufacturing companies are succeeding by managing their enterprise supply chain from suppliers to customers using real-time SPC data. They also test out if a new product is viable through capability studies performed on their existing equipment.The quality of materials can be… Continue reading How Can You Competitively Manage Your Enterprise Without Real-Time SPC Supplier Data?

Using Synergy 1000, Cumberland Plastics Makes Continuous Process Improvements Daily

Cumberland Plastic Solutions is a world class leader in plastics injection molding utilizing innovative combinations of materials, the integration of manufacturing processes, as well as state-of-the-art technology and equipment. Cumberland Plastics is a provider of plastic solutions that works interactively with customers and suppliers as one team. By offering a full range of services from… Continue reading Using Synergy 1000, Cumberland Plastics Makes Continuous Process Improvements Daily

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%