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Automotive Quality Core Tools

The Automotive Quality Core Tools are defined as five supplemental techniques and/or methods which support the expectations of the automotive standards, whether IATF-16949 or the German-based VDA, and the global automotive industry.  Even though these tools (APQP, PPAP, FMEA, SPC and MSA) are integrated into the automotive manufacturing domain, they are used in aerospace and other manufacturing industries also.  The Alabama Technology Network (ATN) can provide training on each of the core tools to meet the needs of a company.  ATN’s classes teach the method and application of the tools with real world examples and exercises to effectively train employees.  ATN can also assist in the set up and implementation of the core tools to help a company meet their customer requirements.

Executive Overview of Statistical Process Control (SPC)

Provides an overview of the basic understanding necessary to use Statistical Process Control (SPC) to effectively control processes. Participants will learn how SPC can be used to reduce or eliminate...

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Introduction of Statistical Process Control (SPC) Understand Your Process

Provides introductory training for developing the basic understanding and skills necessary to use Statistical Process Control (SPC) to effectively control processes. Participants will learn how to...

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Introduction to Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)

Covers the common Product Quality Planning and Control Plan guidelines described in the APQP manual issued by AIAG and referenced in the IATF 16949 Quality Management System standard. These guidelines...

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Introduction to Design of Experiments (DOE) Mastering your Process

Design of Experiments (DOE) can be used to move the understanding of your processes to the next level. Process owners can better understand which characteristics are important and how much they...

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Introduction to Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (4th Edition or VDA-FMEA)

Using Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (FMEA) as a disciplined technique to identify and help minimize potential problems is as important as ever. Dependent upon the company’s request, this course...

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Introduction to Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)

Measurement data is used more often and in more ways than ever before. Decisions to make adjustments to processes, determining statistical control, and product acceptance are all impacted from the...

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Introduction to Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)

The overview helps participants understand the process of developing and producing a PPAP in accordance with the AIAG’s PPAP reference manual. PPAP’s provide evidence that all customer...

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