(August 2017)

"My Shop" is Part of a Complex Supply Chain

... and this can be very rewarding

Having a small, medium or large shop, we always think of it as “my shop”, probably not a surprise that this is what interests us the most. Bidding on a job and being awarded with a purchase order is great news but it is also associated with some concerns; did I correctly estimate the part cost? Can I deliver it on time and with the expected quality?

All these concerns (and of course there are more) grow exponentially at the OEM\buyer level where hundreds, sometime thousands of parts are getting to the assembly line. Besides trying efficiently to manage the supply chain, an OEM\buyer will probably “cross their fingers” while getting the product assembled.

Our shop is “our world” but in most cases our shop is not just that, it is also a part of a much bigger picture. Our shop is a component of a complex supply chain with multiple tiers, different manufacturing “cultures” and often we collaborate with outsourced facilities in a different continents. As a supply chain member, we need to focus on quality, delivery, and efficiencies (cost and competitiveness) to continue being awarded with more projects.

The great news for the suppliers, is that “outsourcing” for the manufacturing market is growing every year.  New OEMs and Buyers are getting into the market. The traditional OEMs like automotive, aerospace, defense, and medical are growing with new models and with new products. Just think about the traditional car made of 40,000 parts, where the autonomous car is expected to reach almost double of this number. The B-737 airplane is made of 367,000 parts where the B-787 airplane is made of 2.3 million parts.  

With all this great news, suppliers need to adjust to an aggressive and competitive industry with growing requirements for smaller, smarter and cheaper parts, as well as being able to address handling new materials. The list for “ready” suppliers is long but the market is highly promising and will award those poised for growth!

Thank you,

 

Sam Golan,

Founder & Chairman  

Meet us at the IMTS Show - September 10-15, 2018

Get to know a new generation of Quality Management System that is Smarter, Faster, Easier and truly Automated

Keyport, New Jersey: HIGH QA announced the new version release of revolutionary software, Inspection Manager,™ transforming how engineers and manufacturing professionals manage inspection requirements. Using advanced automation technology, Inspection Manager™ automatically extracts dimensional inspection requirements from 2D drawings and 3D models, digitizes the prints, generates automated ballooning and converts to inspection-ready reports, including FAI and PPAP.

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"Inspection Manager™ addresses a huge need in the industry, streamlining the current manual practice of extracting dimensional data from blueprints, an immensely labor-intensive process. With Inspection Manager,™ companies will save significant time preparing for inspections, eliminate inspection bottlenecks, reduce their overall costs and expedite delivery to market.

We're excited how Inspection Manager™ is already positively impacting the manufacturing sector," commented Sam Golan, Founder and Chairman of HIGH QA. Aerospace, automotive, medical and manufacturing industries are among the early adopters Inspection Manager,™ with companies worldwide experiencing the benefits. "The market has quickly responded to Inspection Manager;™ there is no other solution like it. We expect rapid implementation of Inspection Manager™ to continue across industry sectors in the coming months," remarked Golan. HIGH QA will be demonstrating the powerful capabilities of Inspection Manager™ at the ITMS Show in Chicago, September 10-15, 2018.

For additional information or to view an online demonstration, visit HighQA.com or call 888-727-1266.


About HIGH QA

Committed to the automation of quality assurance processes, HIGH QA is a team of manufacturing experts with over 100 years of experience in mechanical CAD/CAM, inspection, PLM and Lean manufacturing. HIGH QA's executive team includes the co-founders of Cimatron NASDAQ CIMT and SMART TEAM DASSAULT SYSTEMES. Having been in your shoes, our goal is to help manufacturing companies streamline processes, improve quality and reduce costs. Learn more at HighQA.com

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