Benefits and Challenges of Manufacturing in the Netherlands

By The Pro QC Quality Assurance Team
The economy of the Netherlands is one of the strongest in Europe. Attributes such as competitiveness, innovation, highly skilled workforce, and technological development have helped to position the Netherlands among the most attractive countries for companies that want to invest and establish manufacturing operations. Next, we will explain the positives, …

Core Quality Tools of IATF 16949

By The Pro QC Quality Assurance Team
What are the core tools for attaining quality in automotive design and production? How are these tools built into the flagship automotive quality management standard, IATF 16949? How does Pro QC International check the effectiveness of these tools in auditing a firm’s quality management system? In the following article you …

Subcontracting Quality Assurance Services

By The Pro QC Quality Assurance Team
Making sure that your suppliers comply with quality management systems, and are in adherence with international standards, can be costly and often difficult. What are the main challenges and alternatives? Challenges of supplier compliance abroad Unless you have an anchored on-ground presence in …

Improving Factory Quality & Performance

By The Pro QC Quality Assurance Team
So, you’re evaluating your supplier, and you need to figure out how to improve factory performance, reduce defect rates, and to raise efficiency. The two major points you need to prioritize are improving production quality (and as a result, product quality), and ensuring …

Manufacturing Quality Assurance in the USA

By The Pro QC Quality Assurance Team
According to the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), manufacturing in the United States accounted for 11.39% of total economic output in 2019. The United Nations Statistics Division places the USA in second place, after China, as the second largest manufacturer in the world …