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Table of Contents

Management Systems
Quality Systems
Service Systems
Manufacturing Systems
Technical and Process Expertise
Energy Management & Conservation



On staff, PQA has experienced  Registered Professional Engineers, Certified Quality Engineers, Certified Quality Auditors, Senior Executives, and Managers.

These Management professionals have combined experience spanning more than 100 years in automotive assembly, automotive parts, electronics, moulding, casting, stamping, powder metallurgy, plating, heavy equipment, paint, tubing, printing, R&D, tires, steel, service, telecommunications, rubber, plastics, crude oil & natural gas, and petro-chemicals.

We provide services in the following areas:

Management Systems

  • Strategic Planning
  • Productivity and Profit Improvement Programs
  • Corrective & Preventive Action
  • Theory of Constraints
  • Management of Change
  • Project Management (Traditional & Critical Chain)
  • Supervision, Leadership & Management Training Workshops
  • Employee and Team Development
  • Incentive Systems for Employees & Management

Quality Systems

  • ISO 9001 (General), ISO/TS 16949 (world automotive), ISO 13485 (medical device), ISO 17025 (laboratory)
  • Total Quality Management, Assessment of Excellence
  • Six Sigma Training and Implementation
  • Quality Assurance Procedure Manuals
  • Quality Function Deployment (QFD)
  • Customer Supplier Surveys
  • Quality System Development, Analysis, & Audits
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC) & Data Analysis
  • Supplier Development, Training & Audits

Service Systems

  • Measurements for Customer Service & Business Improvement
  • Improvement Methods for Errors and Delays
  • Management Reporting Systems
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Business Procedure Manuals
  • Customer Complaint Management Systems
  • Customer Surveys & Focus Groups 

Manufacturing Systems

  • Lean Manufacturing (value mapping, 5S, 1 piece flow, Visual management, etc.)
  • Just-In-Time (JIT)
  • Scheduling Systems
  • Cellular Manufacturing
  • Quick Setup Technology (SMED)
  • Synchronous Manufacturing (Drum, Buffer, Rope)
  • Plant Layout
  • Document Management Systems

Technical and Process Expertise

  • Process control & equipment
  • Problem Solving and Trouble-Shooting
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Scale-up and Piloting
  • System Design

Energy Management & Conservation

  • Energy Audits
  • Energy Conservation Ideas & Project Identification
  • Pinch Analysis for Process Optimization
  • Co-gen, HRSG, steam generation, and boiler efficiency analysis
  • Steam load balancing & optimization
  • Real-time energy efficiency scorecards
  • Expert systems to recommend optimum process settings, real-time
  • Water & condensate balance, recovery, & conservation

If you have any questions about our services, or if you would like to find out how PQA can help you, please call us at  1-800-837-7046 or E-mail Don Whitred at dwhitred@pqa.net with your questions.

1996 - 2006 Process Quality Associates Inc.     http://www.pqa.net      +1 (800) 837-7046    "We Engineer the Quality of Your Success"

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