EMNS, Inc. announces GSQA® expansion in the tire industry. As automobile use has matured, mileage-per-year has steadily climbed. As more tires are purchased to keep pace, owners give more consideration to the value they receive, balancing costs, performance, and longevity. While production methods evolve slowly, new formulations demand that manufacturers pay even closer attention to their suppliers. That includes the raw materials provided by current and new suppliers, so the companies can market successful products and stay competitive.
Recently, two major tire companies expanded their existing use of GSQA® for supply chain quality assurance (QA). That entails managing specification conformance along the supply chain which is never an easy task. It is at times ignored, until a problem shows up in the market place. Against the backdrop of fierce industry competition, an avoidable QA mishap may result in loss of competitive advantage, recalls, lawsuits or worse. Read more . . .
European Agricultural Chemicals division gets help to ensure that every ingredient will blend perfectly. EMNS, Inc. announces that the first plant of the European Agricultural Chemicals division of a major global chemical company is validating supplier Certificates of Analysis online before shipment of purchased materials. This functionality is critical to the goal of insuring inbound ingredients are in specification and ready for production upon receipt. GSQA will enable this company to meet its strategic goals and provide a platform for enhanced supply chain quality and traceability in the future. Read more . . .
Organic baby food division of a major U.S. food corporation selects GSQA® to meet growing demand with better management of co-manufacturers and suppliers. GSQA® met their criteria for a modular solution that could be deployed quickly but grow to meet more complex requirements. High growth led to a need within the company for either more quality audit staff or a better approach to gathering and tracking this information. This required a system that would automatically collect data from suppliers and co-manufacturers, and analyze the results. GSQA will enable this company to meet its “organic” requirements naturally. Read more . . .
EMNS, Inc. announces Material Characteristics Variability Management. GSQA now has a unique workflow focused on the visibility and management of the material characteristic variability inherent in all manufacturing. Materials vary in important characteristics by specification, season, supplier, plant, shift, production line, raw materials, and expiry date. As supply chains expand, more materials are flowing through supply chain partners around the world for the best price/function combination. Managing this inherent material variability is fundamental to predictable product performance. The product promise to the customer is a combined responsibility for quality, engineering and purchasing professionals, but they also must contribute to production efficiency that creates competitive products at competitive prices. Read more . . .
Going Global in El Paso with Global Supplier Quality Assurance (GSQA®) - EMNS, Inc. announces Handgards® first full year of successful GSQA® use to manage suppliers and ensure quality around the world. For decades, economists and management gurus have been preaching the gospel of globalization for American companies in order to remain competitive and take advantage of growth, and lower costs, in the developing world. This strategy has been embraced by the Fortune 500 and other companies located near transportation and communications hubs on the East and West Coasts. Read more…
Supply Chain QA System Gains Mileage In Tire Industry Quality Assurance. Read more . . .
EMNS, Inc. Reports Major Chemical Company Goes Live With GSQA. Read more . . .