The term “quality control” is often used loosely and means different things to different people. The resource, we are glad to report, goes to the trouble of defining quality control and distinguishing it from quality assurance, another important discipline in manufacturing.

The cost of product defects is high on a host of fronts. If customers receive defective products, a lot of bad things can happen. If the manufacturer is lucky, the defects will be identified on the receiving dock, in which case the costs may be “limited” to a rejection, return and replacement.

These situations are costly enough but still pale in comparison to the cost of having a bad product not be identified quickly and, instead, used by the customer.

To learn more about quality control and how to improve it in your organization, please continue reading.

Quality Control in Manufacturing from Marotta Controls, a Spacecraft Control System Company

Read next

Business tips

For Manufacturers, Quality Control Should Be Sales MVP

The term “quality control” is often used loosely and means different things to different people. The resource, we are glad to report, goes to the …

Business tips

Improving Inventory Visibility Through Modern Technology

One of the most difficult components of running a business is effectively managing your inventory. To stay competitive, many companies are turning to supply chain …

Business tips

5 Smart Ways Businesses Can Protect Themselves Financially

Managing business finance can be tricky. While it may feel overwhelming, not keeping a watchful eye on this aspect can jeopardize your venture.   The truth …

Scroll to Top