ENTERPRISE QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
ACCELERATING MANUFACTURING PERFORMANCE
Attaining Manufacturing Excellence
Striving for and continually attaining quality management and compliance excellence brings out the best in any manufacturer. At iBASEt, our passion is helping complex manufacturers excel in every aspect of compliance and quality management. We’ve helped many of the world’s leading discrete, complex manufacturers put systems in place that provides 360-degree views of their value chains, starting with suppliers, progressing through production performance to the shop floor and on to Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO).
Enterprise Quality Management System
Manage All Aspects of Quality
Managing all aspects of quality from discovering and tracking defects to identifying and issuing the appropriate corrective actions, Solumina for Enterprise Quality Management scales seamlessly from individual facilities to entire supplier networks. This makes it possible for you to maintain high-quality standards that ensure products are manufactured to the highest quality standards on a consistent basis, attaining manufacturing efficiency and performance goals in the process.
Optimize Process Control
Optimize your production floor by verifying that only operators with current skills and certifications perform the best possible task given their training; and machines, tools and systems are all in compliance. Solumina excels at ensuring the proper tools are used with current calibration dates, the latest and most complete process documentation is used and change procedures for process instructions between engineering and manufacturing is controlled.
Solumina for Enterprise Quality Management
– Inspection Planning for Production, Receiving and Source Inspection
– Discrepancy Documentation (aka Nonconformance)
– Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPA) including root-cause investigations and tracking of corrective actions until implemented and effective
– Supplier Portal for dispatch of Inspection Orders tied to each shipment, Discrepancy Documentation, Corrective Actions and Audits.
Product and Process Control
State-of-the-art product and process control, including root cause analysis, enables Solumina to reduce quality variability with its sophisticated process control capabilities.
Device History and Documentation
Records are tied to a product and tracked by serial or lot number throughout the manufacturing process, making it easy to determine where a certain component was used and if that component met quality specifications.
Real-time Supplier Communication
Solumina provides the option of having suppliers self-manage their quality performance while providing real-time updates on supplier compliance to quality management standards. Real-time communication between suppliers and buyers make it possible to react quickly to disposition issues when they arise on the shop floor.
Extensive support for product genealogies is provided including intuitive, easy to use support for tracking materials, components and subassemblies used for each unit, subassembly and completed product. Product genealogies also support the defining and managing of complete trees of nested components and subassemblies. A product’s genealogy can be quickly queried to determine which products contain or used a component or material out of compliance.
Dynamic Inspection and Audit
Dynamically generate inspection and audit requirements for each purchase-order line item. The requirements are produced based on the most recent history for a specific part family and for a specific supplier.
CAD, PLM, ERP Integration
Solumina for Enterprise Quality Management integrates with engineering (CAD, PLM) and enterprise business systems (ERP) to create seamless coordination among all of a facility’s software systems.
With Solumina requirements including those found in ISO9001, AS9100, ISO13485, and FDA Title 21 CFR Part 820 standards are easily tracked and met.
Six Sigma Support
Strategies, techniques and quality checks for Six Sigma are designed throughout the Enterprise Quality Management System, making it possible for manufacturers to meet schedule and cost objectives more efficiently, consistently, and at lower cost.
Five Strategies for Improving Enterprise Quality Management
Improving compliance and quality management delivers measurable results, resulting in supplier collaboration that is more valuable than cash.DOWNLOAD »
The Advantages of Integrating Quality in MES
A recent article in Quality Magazine details a laundry list of symptoms of Quality Management Systems (QMS) that remain immature through sloppy collecting and handling of data:READ BLOG »
Quality and Paper Based Shop Floor Processes
Paper-based systems in the manufacturing environment today have a huge impact on quality. First, consider how often you lose pieces of paper, and then double or triple that based on the size of your workforce.WATCH VIDEO »