The complaints templates built into CASQ-it CMEA provide effective support when entering complaints. Instead of having to create every single complaint from scratch, you can simply select a previously created template. You can create a template by preparing a complaint and then saving it as a template straight from the editing screen. All the fields…

Family-run businesses constitute a large part of the German economy and are international market leaders in many areas – not least because of the quality of their products. But what happens to such a company if the management suddenly leaves? A so-called “first-aid kit” ensures that company succession is properly organized, even in exceptional circumstances…

CASQ-it FMEA users are more than ready for the harmonized AIAG/VDA manual. The publication of the harmonized FMEA manual back in the summer of 2019 promoted this method description to a global standard within the automotive industry. However, other sectors also benefit from these failure mode and effects analysis methods during the production planning process….

Quality assurance much resembles a highly sensitive company organism – constantly undergoing change and development. Linking up and expanding a system of separately located servers with different ERP and CAQ structures whilst production is still going on is, therefore, something of a challenge. A process valve manufacturer succeeded in doing just that at its sites…

For the WELP automotive group, production digitalization is not a buzzword from the Industry 4.0 dictionary, but rather a concrete step towards the future. At the Farmingtons Automotive site in Georgsmarienhütte, important stages in the assembly process are directly controlled by their quality management software. An intelligent torque wrench receives the target values directly from…

Innovation capability and future orientation – these are what Gebr. Becker GmbH, a leading international manufacturer of vacuum and pneumatic technology, expect not only themselves but also their strategic partners to deliver. Combined with a large helping of customer orientation, these abilities enable Becker to create integrated solutions to meet individual requirements. Böhme & Weihs…

The current standard requirements regard preventive maintenance as an integral part of a company-wide quality offensive. In Section 8.5.1.5 of IATF 16949: “Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)”, an entire chapter is dedicated to the topic of integrated plant management. This section is all about the clear requirement for a documented and proactive system to ensure the…

A CAQ system with certified SAP integration and retroactively implemented multi-client capability within an extraordinary server architecture? When they came upon Böhme & Weihs, the ART Group in Hockenheim found a solution partner capable of fulfilling their highest demands to their utmost satisfaction. The close cooperation with this CAQ provider resulted in the development of…

With the publication of the 1st edition of the FMEA Manual at the beginning of June 2019, an extraordinarily long coordination process, with numerous discussions, will draw to a close. This means that, with immediate effect, the same FMEA specifications will apply to system developers, resp. original equipment manufacturers, serving the automotive industry and its…

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