PQ Systems - Quality eLine
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Selection of GAGEpack reflects company's commitment to quality

Reader survey

Quality Quiz: With a video!

Data in everyday life

Six Sigma and more

Bytes and pieces

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CHARTrunner Lean



Quality Gamebox


Welcome to Quality eLine, a monthly summary of blog posts from PQ Systems, developers of software solutions and training services that help customers demonstrate proof of their quality performance.

The PQ Systems blog is your hub for industry quality news, case studies, information about product enhancements, and tips to enhance your software use. Have your say and exchange ideas in this interactive format.

Selection of GAGEpack reflects company's commitment to quality

A company with pride in the quality of its products needs to be very sure that its suppliers boast of the same levels of quality in what they provide. For Imagineering Machine, that means selecting GAGEpack from PQ Systems to assure accuracy in gage calibration records.
>> Read more

Reader survey:
Getting additional software information

Here is a question for you to consider this month: When you need additional information while using software, rank the order of the methods you use. Plus, see the results of last month's poll.
>> Take the poll

We're Exhibiting!
Visit us at these upcoming tradeshows:

NAHQ - 38th Annual Educational Conference
October 6-8, Louisville, KY
Register and visit us at Booth #300

Advanced Manufacturing Technology Show
October 23-24, Dayton, OH
Register and visit us at Booth #405

uality Quiz:Professor Cleary
Another quiz from Professor Cleary— and last month's winners!

Winners of last month's quiz and a copy of Quality Gamebox are Brenda Branson (Nitto Denko Automotive); Jerald Gartman (Gartman & Associates); Rick Harrell (TDM International); and Stephanie Alexander (Autocraft Drivetrain Solutions, UK). Congratulations! For this month's quiz, and a chance to win a copy of Quality Gamebox, submit your response by September 27 to be entered in the drawing.
>> Take the quiz

Data in everyday life:
World Chocolate Day

This chart shows countries with the top per capita consumption of chocolate. Consider the data, then help yourself to some dark chocolate to celebrate the day!
See chart

Six Sigma and more: David Schwinn
"Just a range ball among Titleists"

This month, David Schwinn remembers Ed Souders, who transformed his company and its employees by pursuing the methods of W. Edwards Deming.
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Bytes and pieces:

  • Dental quality: The National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality (NICHQ) and the DentaQuest Institute have launched a third phase of improvement in dental care for children, with a goal of reducing caries (tooth decay) in young people.
  • Trade shows and conferences: Find PQ Systems in the exhibit area at these events: AIAG 2013 Quality Summit (September 16-17, Livonia MI); "Sensors and Instrumentation" for Test, Measurement & Control (September 25-26, Birmingham, UK); National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) Annual Educational Conference (October 6-9, Louisville, KY); Advanced Manufacturing Technology Show (October 23-24, Dayton, OH.

Current versions of software:

To determine the most recent version of your PQ Systems software products (CHARTrunner Lean, GAGEpack, and SQCpack), 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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