Quality Magazine recently posted an article related to the importance of quality and other interesting observations regarding their 15th Annual Spending Survey.
The article indicates a positive increase in spending where quality is concerned, along with other key indicators showing support and acknowledgment of the importance of quality. Two highlights worth noting include:
1) About half (49%) said the importance of quality has increased compared to a year ago.
2) The top three spending categories were general test, measurement and inspection equipment (69%); gages and gaging systems (65%); and test and inspection services (53%).