According to Today’s Engineer Six Sigma can trace its roots to Motorola and VP, Quality Bill Smith. His theory of latent defects simply states that variation in manufacturing processes leads to defects. Remove the variables and eliminate the defects. Easy, right?
What qualifies as “Six Sigma”? If you can achieve no more than 3.4 defects per million!
Imagine you are tasked with finding the 3.4 people in this photo wearing size 10.5 green running shoes, and NOT making a mistake by finding a pair of 10 or 11! Becoming certified is no easy task. You can see a list of companies here. It’s not as long as you may think!
Instead of asking a contract manufacturer is they are “Six Sigma,” (because if you looked at list of companies above, you already know the answer!) instead ask:
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