In the first post of this series, we highlighted the benefits of turning the repair bay into a...

The Repair Bay, Part 3: A day in the life

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May 26, 2017
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Patrick Chabot - Senior Software Specialist, QualityWorX

In the first post of this series, we highlighted the benefits of turning the repair bay into a defect data management station that drives continuous improvement. In the second post, we emphasized that it takes more than tools and processes – buy-in, from the corner office to the plant floor, is crucial.

Now let’s take a look at the different ways in which individuals from the plant floor to the office engage with and benefit from a repair bay data analytics system.

The Repair Bay, Part 2: Why enhanced defect data management should be seen as a positive on the plant floor

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May 12, 2017
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Patrick Chabot - Senior Software Specialist, QualityWorX

In our previous post, we talked about the benefits of adopting the data collection, management and analytics tools that allow a production line to turn its repair bay into a defect data management station that drives continuous improvement.

The Repair Bay, Part 1: What is defect data management and why should I use it?

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January 12, 2017
Contributed by: 
Patrick Chabot - Senior Software Specialist, QualityWorX

Most people in the manufacturing industry are acquainted with the idea of an inline repair process. Parts with problems get pulled from the assembly line, are diagnosed and repaired by technicians and then put back into the assembly process. This work is typically done in repair bays.