A valuable tool for establishing and maintaining system reliability, overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) has proven to be very effective in reducing unscheduled downtime for companies around the world. So much so that OEE is quickly becoming a requirement for improving quality and substantiating capacity in leading organizations, as well as a req
Never To Die is a novel about the quest to find Noahs Ark on Mt. Ararat and also about the historical account of Armenia. Alternating chapters revert back and forth starting from a young Armenian/American engineer joining a French archaeological team seeking to find the ark. Succeeding chapters take the reader from the initial signs of civilization in the Ararat region, to the founding of the Armenian nation, to Armenias status in the Soviet Union. The text includes fictional characters who contact real life great chronicled personalities. Historical events are accurately conveyed by the characters as the narrations progress from chapter to chapter. The volume also relates on the burden of the young Armenian/American who feels he has the deep responsibility of maintaining the memories of those who have been martyred. In essence, the book covers the trials and tribulations of both the ark exploration team and Armenias growth in her 10,000-year history.
Offering a model, an implementing strategy, as well as traditional and nontraditional methods for the successful enhancement and maintenance of quality, this work establishes a rationale for the continuation of Total Quality Management (TQM) in all organizations. It considers leading quality-related topics, such as unusual charts, supplier-organiza
Here is a survival strategy for suppliers to the automotive industry. With QS-9000 serving as the new harmonized quality systems requirement of internal and external suppliers for Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, as well as other automobile and truck manufacturers and assemblers, the QS-9000 Handbook is your practical guide for achieving registration. Any company that wishes to achieve registration, must provide evidence of quality production to third-party audits of the registrar. The QS-9000 Handbook will do just that as well as show you how to document your quality systems, train personnel in quality, and improve the effectiveness of any independent quality assurance functions inside your operation.
A biographical and bibliographical guide to current writers in all fields including poetry, fiction and nonfiction, journalism, drama, television and movies. Information is provided by the authors themselves or drawn from published interviews, feature stories, book reviews and other materials provided by the authors/publishers.
This volume focuses on the practical application of processes for manufacturing plastic products. It includes information on design for manufacturability (DFM), material selection, process selection, dies, molds, and tooling, extrusion, injection molding, blow molding, thermoforming, lamination, rotational molding, casting, foam processing, compression and transfer molding, fiber reinforced processing, assembly and fabrication, quality, plant engineering and maintenance, management.