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Calibration records easier to manage with GAGEpack release

Quality Quiz: With a video!

Data in everyday life

Six Sigma and more

Bytes and pieces

FYI: Current releases

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Welcome to Quality eLine, a monthly newsletter from PQ Systems, Inc., developers of software products and training services that help customers demonstrate proof of their quality performance. This newsletter gives you industry news, case studies, and information about product enhancements and tips to enhance your software use.

Calibration records easier to manage

with GAGEpack releaseGAGEpack 9.0

A new release of GAGEpack from PQ Systems features more efficient access to gage calibration records and improved e-mail alarms to designated receivers.
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Quality Quiz:Professor Cleary
Another quiz from Professor Cleary—
and last month's winners!

Winners of last month's quiz and a copy of Quality Quiz Classics DVD are Noel Clarke (ESB International); Douglas Garman (Eastman Kodak); Rhonda Goss (Maxon Corporation); Stuart Moore (Mantle Mining Corporation Limited); and Anita Roden (New River Medical). Congratulations! For this month's quiz, and a chance to win a copy of Quality Quiz Classics, submit your response by October 28 to be entered in the drawing.
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Data in everyday life:
World Food Day

World Food Day is celebrated every year around the world on October 16 in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945. This CHARTrunner chart shows the average number of calories consumed per day in the U.S. compared with other selected nations.
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Six Sigma and more: David Schwinn
Share your ideas

A chance to share your ideas with David Schwinn as he pursues research about qualities and practices that render organizations successful.
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Bytes and pieces:

  • Looking ahead: World Quality Day approaching: World Quality Day on Nov. 11 offers an ideal opportunity to focus on the importance of quality and reinforce these concepts as the foundations of your business.
  • Award applications opened: The National Quality Forum (NQF) has opened the application period for its 2011 National Quality Healthcare Award, which recognizes exceptional organizational leadership and innovation to achieve national goals for quality improvement. The 2011 award application is open through Oct. 27, 2010.

Current versions of software:

To determine the most recent version of your PQ Systems software products (SQCpack, GAGEpack, and CHARTrunner), call us at: (800) 777-5060. A customer care specialist will be pleased to help you. If there are later, more up-to-date versions, we will be able to get you up to speed immediately. You can also go to our website to check version updates at:

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