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5 Reasons You Need to Do a DMAIC

John, the Production Manager of a food manufacturing plant is having a good day. At least until the Quality Manager bursts into his office: “John, I can’t believe that your operators can’t put a seal on a jar.” John is … Continue reading

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So What is a DMAIC Anyway?

The world is full of acronyms and the latest buzz-words.  The world of manufacturing is no different:  TQM, TPM, Lean, Six Sigma, QRM, TOC, PM’s, RCM, the Deming Cycle, Zero Defects, Green Belt, Black Belt and now the DMAIC.  Is … Continue reading

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