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Book Shelf: Lean Hospitals--Mark Graban

Quality Digest editor, Taran March, interviews Mark Graban, author of Lean Hospitals: Improving Quality, Patient Safety, and Employee Satisfaction.

 

Available from:

Productivity Press 

or

www.markgraban.com

 

Special Report: Hazardous Substance Process Management—Part 1

This is Part 1 of our series on hazardous substance process management.

 

In this episode we cover:

* The problem of e-waste shipped overseas

* ROHS

* ROHS-type legislation in the United States

* Dumping non-ROHS compliant electronics in the United States

* Difficulties of meeting ROHS-type legislation

* How a new specification IECQ HSPM QC 080000 can help companies meet the requirements of ROHS and other hazardous substance legislation.

 

Quality Road Show with Mike Micklewright: Norfield Industries—Part 3

Mike Micklewright visits Norfield Industries in Chico, California.

 

In this third episode of the series, Dan Bird of Norfield shows Micklewright how Norfield reduced setup time for CNC machines by 90 percent.

 

Key elements of CNC setup reduction.

* Electronic data transfer of presetter data

* Multistage fixturing for the CNC

 

 

We'd like to thank Norfield Industries for taking the time meet with us.

 

Technorazzi: CPM Labs--Optical Comparator

In this episode, Craig Howell, owner and president of CPM Labs, gives a brief overview of an optical comparator

 

* How it works
* Major diameter measurement of a screw
* Diameter measurement of a ball bearing
* Angle measurement
* Adjusting for skew

 

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Smarter Solutions: Oracle Packaging Case Study

A Smarter Solutions case study of how their Integrated Enterprise Excellence System was used to improve processes at Oracle Packaging.

 

http://www.smartersolutions.com/

CIS Software: Executive Overview

Demonstration of the CIS Software.

 

www.cissoftware.com

Special Report: Hazardous Substance Process Management—Intro

www.iecq.org/hazardous/solution.htm  

 

An introduction to an upcoming documentary series by Quality Digest on ROHS and other e-waste directives and initiatives. The intro mentions the six substances limited by ROHS and some of the legal ramifications. It also introduces QC 080000 as a specification that can help companies meet the requirements of ROHS and related standards.

 

Quality Road Show with Mike Micklewright: Norfield Industries—Part 2

Mike Micklewright visits Norfield Industries in Chico, California, in this second episode of the series, Dan Bird of Norfield shows Micklewright how a small manufacturer can implement lean.

 

This episodes will demonstrate efficiencies gained through:

A pass-through oven

Fixturing 

Shadow boards that also function as go/no-go gauges

Kanban racks

 

We'd like to thank Norfield Industries for taking the time meet with us.

 

Intertek

Intertek is a leading international provider of quality and safety services to a wide range of global and local industries.    Intertek has an extensive network of laboratories and offices and more than 24,000 people in more than 110 countries around the world. 

 

www.intertek.com

Quality Road Show with Mike Micklewright: Norfield Industries—Part 1

Mike Micklewright visits Norfield Industries in Chico, California, in this first episode of the series. Norfield is a manufacturer of fabricating equipment for prehung doors.

 

Dan Bird of Norfield shows Micklewright how a small manufacturer can implement lean. This episodes will demonstrate:

Set-up reduction

Quick changeover

One-piece workflow

Shadow boards

Work-cell management.

 

We'd like to thank Norfield Industries for taking the time meet with us.