Quality Video

Dutch Toolmaker Wins for Smallest Measured Component

We talk with tookmaker and metrologist Nobby Assman, one of the winners of Zeiss's 2020 Measuring Hero Championship in the category Outstanding Application—Smallest Measured Component. How do you measure something really small? Really carefully.

Assman Verspaningstechniek website: http://www.verspaningstechniek.nl/over-assmann

Zeiss Measuring Hero Challenge: https://www.zeiss.com/metrology/campaigns/measuringhero.html

Lights-out manufacturing

We talk to Artem Kroupenev, VP of Strategy at Augury, about lights-out manufacturing—fully automated factories that require no human presence onsite. Can your factory really run unattended? How close are we?

Augury website

Careers in metrology

One of the more interesting measurement technologies we cover is 3D measurement. We talk about careers in 3D metrology with Matt Ilardo from Brookhaven National Laboratory and Keith Bevan from the National Physical Laboratory in the United Kingdom. From manufacturing to field work to R&D, 3D metrology offers exciting job opportunities to tech-minded individuals.

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Women in Metrology

If you are a woman with an interest in technology...

We'll talk with Rina Molari-Korgel, a woman who has spent years as a 3D portable metrology specialist not only within manufacturing settings, but in some very interesting field settings as well.

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Buyer's Guide for Quality Management Software

Moving to cloud-based quality management software has never been more valuable (or urgent). Learn best practices from hundreds of successful quality management modernizations at companies like yours in this easy-to-follow cloud QMS buyer's guide. Reserve your free copy of the Buyer's Guide for Quality Management Software today.

Easy Data Collection Options with WedgeLink

Available in “software” and “hardware” configurations, WedgeLink keyboard wedges convert the incoming data from a gage device connected to a computer’s serial or USB port into the “keystroke” format compatible with all Windows programs. Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access are two commonly used programs requiring a keyboard wedge.

Track Covid-19 workplace safety measures

Tech Corner looks at the Covid-19 Employee Management System, an app from Ergonomics International, that companies can use to track compliance with Covid-19 safety measures. Monitors employee health, workstation safety, touch-point sanitizing, and more.

Ergonomics International

OSHA Document: "Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19"

Fake PPE On the Rise

We talk to Stanley Chao about the problems of fake personal protective equipment (PPE) hitting the market. Where is it from? Does all the blame rest with China? What you can do?

Article: This Time, It’s Not All China’s Fault 

All In Consulting

Book: Selling to China: A Guide for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Tips for working from home

As Quality Digest’s Ryan Day writes in his article “Embracing Work-From-Home: Insights for employers” the recent shelter-in-place orders have made work-from-home the new normal, and some organizations are struggling with the transition to working as a remote team. But there are companies that have been doing so for quite some time, and we can benefit from their experience.

Here are some tips that you can find in Ryan’s article and his interview with Eric Doster, CEO of Dozuki, and Jennifer Dennard, COO of Range. They have been working within remote teams for years.

Quality Webinar Series: Digital Training Management

Watch this free 20 min webinar aimed at answering your most pressing questions around remote collaboration and communication. A three part series, this session focuses on remote auditing. Be sure to sign up for sessions one and two to learn best practices for document control and remote auditing.