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Quality Objectives

Quality objectives are the foundation of improvement and growth within an organization.  Quality goals must be in line with the Quality Policy within the company.  SCI’s Quality Policy is “To meet customer expectations through quality initiatives, continuous improvement, and supply … Continue reading

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APQP

“Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) is a framework of procedures and techniques used to develop products in industry”.  Many companies use this process to ensure customer satisfaction is being met with new products or with existing product revisions.  This process … Continue reading

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Kaizen 改善

Kaizen, also known as continuous improvement, is an approach to work that systematically seeks to achieve small, incremental changes in processes in order to improve efficiency and quality.  The word Kaizen translated from Japanese simply means “good change”.  And we … Continue reading

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What is Stern Companies Selling?

Stern Companies is not here just to sell you a rubber or plastic part.  There are many sources that can develop and produce polymer components of any kind for you.  We are here to sell you our Service.  Stern Companies … Continue reading

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Just-in-Time Shipping: Efficiency at its Best

As you’re probably well aware, American manufacturing is making a major comeback.  It’s all over the headlines: nearshoring, reshoring, major companies’ return to U.S. soil, and consumers’ renewed interest in Made in the USA products.  In every industry, people are … Continue reading

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Our advice on offshore manufacturing

When working with offshore manufacturers and vendors it can be beneficial when you have a reliable supplier base that offers quality components lines. You want to make sure that it’s the right decision for your company, and that you find … Continue reading

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