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Thursday November 29th: Capability Indices Are They Capable?

Buffalo Millennium Buffalo

2040 Walden Avenue

Buffalo, NY 14225

5:30pm to 8:15pm





Speaker: Bob Doering



Peter Mancuso








Capability Indices  Are They Capable?


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Customers have forced onto their suppliers the classic Ppk and Cpk capability requirements

Yet, few understand the limited application or meaning of these indices.


Many automotive customers are oblivious to the limitations specified in their own AIAG manuals!


Stop...take a breath...and discover what is really going on with capability indices.  Find out what their value - if any - really is!  Presentation includes case studies concerning capability analysis of non-normal characteristics.



Speaker Bio:


Bob Doering has been in the quality field for over 20 years. He is currently a quality engineer for an automotive component manufacturing firm. He has industrial experience for nearly 40 years, many of which were in precision machining of automotive and medical components. He is an adjunct instructor at Lorain County Community College in Engineering Technology and Enrollment Services departments, and has lectured classes in Metrology and Quality Management. He holds associates degrees from Lorain County Community College of Elyria, Ohio and The University of Akron of Akron, Ohio; BA in Business and MBA in Systems Management from Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio. He holds CMI and formerly held CMQ/OE, CQE, CQA (ASQ) certifications. He has implemented the CorrectSPC concepts in precision machining for over 20 years with significant success.