Quality with a Capital 'Q'
From: Medical Products Outsourcing, May 2012
By: Jim Stommen
With OEMs consolidating supplier lists as a means of managing regulatory requirements, “better” must trump “less costly” in the process.
When a company’s name is stamped on a product, that name and the product’s quality become inseparable—whether that name is Ford Motor Company, Hoover, Medtronic Inc. or Toshiba. And while their names may not go on the final product, it’s equally important to the companies that supply parts to those products. Maybe even more so.
With original equipment manufacturers pushing hard to shrink their supplier lists, there seems to be greater emphasis on quality . . . FULL STORY