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Six Sigma + IOE: Extreme Quality Assurance Is On the Horizon

Six Sigma has been a go-to management tool for manufacturers since Motorola developed it in the mid-1980s — and popularized later on by Jack Welch at General Electric. The methodology, which seeks to… Continue reading

Re-Shoring: Manufacturers Make a U-Turn

Chesapeake Bay Candle never thought twice about offshoring its manufacturing when the company started 17 years ago. To make the product it wanted, each candle had to be handmade, and there was no… Continue reading