July 2001

Vol. 3, No. 7

Here's this month's issue of Quality eLine, a newsletter from PQ Systems, Inc. that provides industry news, case studies, quality tips, and information about software products and training services.

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SQCpack and sharing data across a network: Here's how
If you have multiple copies of SQCpack 2000 and several users who enter and chart data in the same database, they can share data across a network. Find out how this is done by visiting PQ Systems' tech support site and its frequently-asked-questions library. Go to sqcpack.htm.

Wanted: Your opinion of SPC Classics!
SPC training comes alive on the web with SPC Classics, a restored version of the 1984 Transformation of American Industry series. Tell us what you think and help determine our distribution plans for this web training by viewing a 3-minute preview and answering 10 short questions. Once you do, you can register to win a digital camera. Visit http://www.pqsystems.com

Quality Quiz: Another quiz from Professor Cleary--and last month's winners!
Winners of last month's quiz (and a copy of Quality Gamebox) are Bob Cianci (Teleflex Automotive Mfg.); Joe Cruse (CC Metals and Alloys); Beverly Guthrie (Gill Manufacturing); Deb Schneider (Hi-Lo Mfg. Company); and Anthony Troglio (Sunnen Products Company). Congratulations! To take the this months quiz go to Quality_Quiz.htm.

Data in everyday life: CHARTrunner looks at gas prices
Are gas prices bouncing up and down like a kid on a hoppity horse, or are they as predictable as the number of cans in a 6-pack? We first showed you this gas price chart last August. See the updated version at chartsyoucanuse.htm.
Six Sigma and More: What would Deming do?
David Schwinn muses about how W. Edwards Deming's principles apply to Six Sigma. See his comments at sixsigmaandmore.htm.

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