Our strict adherence to the most demanding quality and safety management systems standards ensure effective performance of our processes and systems. We use statistical methods along with numerous quality-related processes and procedures to assure the integrity of the gears, components, assemblies and systems we supply. Our manufacturing facilities have been registered to various industry and environmental standards by independent accrediting firms.
Quality, compliance and continuous improvement are at the heart of Precipart’s philosophy. Our dedicated, management-led Continuous Improvement Department employs a range of techniques and philosophies to achieve incremental, constant and repeatable improvements. Collectively, they define what quality means to Precipart: efficiency, effectiveness and adaptability to our business partners’ needs.
At Precipart, we’ve worked hard to implement a culture of continuous improvement with the end goal of achieving superior performance and on-time delivery of products and services within budget.
Lean and Six Sigma
Focused on remaining the best at what we do, our Continuous Improvement teams conduct quarterly Kaizen events and utilize Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) for continuous improvement.
Additional quality management techniques include:
- Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
- Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA, DFMEA, PFMEA, SFMEA)
- Statistical Process Control (SPC)
- Quarterly Kaizen Events
- 5 S Workplace Organization
- Value Stream (Process) Mapping/Thought Process Map
- Poka-Yoke (mistake proofing)
Individual Training Plan/Schedule (ITP/S)
- Quality Function Deployment (QFD)
- Measure System Analysis (MSA)
- Pareto Analysis
- Spaghetti Diagrams
- Emphasized Demand Flow Technology Through Production and Vendor
- Kan Ban (visual and electronic)
- Point-of-Use (POU) for Tooling and Consumables
Advanced Validation and Inspection
Precipart is equipped with the tools, systems and process controls to respond to rising market pressures and the increasing sophistication and complexity of our customers’ products and systems.
From our manufacturing systems and validation processes through to final inspection, customers can count on us for the consistent delivery of the highest quality precision components, gears and assemblies.
Precipart employs a wide range of tools to improve quality of delivery, from corrective and preventive action plans, to root cause analysis. Further, we are continually investing in new technologies to improve quality, cost and lead time, technologies such as our OGP Vision System for measurement validation, and the PECO CNC gear measurement system.