quality assurance

Articles and blog posts on quality assurance and quality control in the high precision manufacturing industry
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18 May: ISO 9001 Certified Machining

When we say “Precision is the name and the heart of our company,” we mean it. At Swiss Precision Machining, our team is dedicated to ensuring the parts we machine are precisely and perfectly cut every time. Whether we’re machining dental tools, aerospace components or parts for surgical robotics, each and every part is machined to last. At SPM we’re always looking for innovative ways to improve overall part builds and quality control on our machine shop floor. That internal…

24 Nov: SPM Quality Assurance

SPM started in 1979, and its Quality Department [much like most starts-up companies], did more Quality Control Activity, rather than Quality Assurance. Quality Control Activity, by definition requires a lot of inspecting, sorting and rework. This approach is adequate in the beginning, but over time is very costly. Over time, SPM has adopted a Quality Assurance approach. Quality Assurance is a discipline that anticipates what failures may occur and puts in place the safeguards to off-set the financial impact. This…