SPC cuts warehousing costs
Flawless shipments allow low stock levels
SPC saves stress
The most common effect is that the operator does not have to measure and control the process so often
SPC makes price discussions easier
Flawless shipments give satisfied customers
SPC increases workforce commitment
SPC is primarily the operator’s own quality tool.
SPC leads to better understanding of processes
The operator sees patterns and trends in the process
SPC encourages continuous improvement
Focus is on your customer
SPC creates customer value
Improves operation and extends life of your customer’s application
SPC reduces scrap
Focus is on target value instead of tolerance limits
SPC prevents flaws in your products
Preventive action is taken at an early stage
SPC reduces the need for final inspection
Highcapability deliveries do not need to be checked before shipping
SPC promotes customer relations
Highcapability deliveries enable the customer to exclude acceptance inspections
SPC detects machine errors at an early stage
Enables conditionbased maintenance
SPC is cost-effective
Why should you use SPC?
The most usual answer is: "Because our customer and our quality system demand it." But that way SPC can easily be perceived as a necessary evil or a liability, which is a pity because it can simplify and improve your process, and both your company and your customer can gain added profitability if you use SPC in your operations.
Most people agree that SPC increases process knowledge, reduces scrap costs and gives satisfied customers.