Developing relationships with suppliers and building trust are key to continuous improvement.
Sure, when we do an Factory Quality Audit on behalf of a client, we look for the usual suspects: quality certifications, quality training, application of quality techniques, and data-driven reporting.
But continuous improvement is more than a quality system. It takes an organizational culture that emphasizes quality, and that’s harder to measure. That’s why when we audit a factory, we talk to everyone from the shop floor to the top floor for clues demonstrating a deeply rooted quality culture.
When we find the stars, whether rising or shining brightly, CMD’s quality professionals utilize world-class quality systems in Lean Manufacturing to ratchet up results, month after month.