Snack Chips Aren’t Cheap

Situation The Plant Manager for a chip manufacturing company is responsible for cost management, efficiency, and overall profitability. Critical Issue Chips aren’t cheap and neither are the film bags they come in. Although every chip that gets overfilled in the bag...

SPC Software: A sensible investment (Full version)

Calculating a credible return on investment (ROI) for a capital project in any industry can be a daunting task. But at the end of the day, in the words of one Quality Manager in a consumer goods packaging company, “It just has to make sense.” The engineering and...