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zero defects

a business philosophy which emphasizes the need to make all products ‘right first time’ in order to minimize QUALITY COSTS.

zero defects

a strategy of supplying products that cannot be faulted. Firms can adopt zero defects policies only if they are confident about their product QUALITY. Long-term supply contracts often specify zero defects terms, with buyers minimizing their inspection of components or products supplied.
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Increasingly, we are learning that zero defects are possible.
However, when specifications are set at [+ or -] six sigma, near zero defects result.
The market side goes beyond zero defects to discovering why someone buys a products.
And, he says, under these circumstances, quality is always Zero Defects.
Among operational goals, the attainment of zero defects was cited most frequently: Nearly two-thirds of plants called it a primary manufacturing objective.
A key part of the quality process is a quarterly Zero Defects Day, in which the division reviews its quality progress, presents quality awards to employees, and focuses on an aspect of the quality process.
The Test Advantage Software Division is driven by the desire to help its customers attain ZERO defects in production.
Zero Defects International ZDI has been appointed by Taiyo Industrial Company, Japan, to manage the North American introduction of it's automated printed circuit board final inspection systems.
If you plan for zero defects," says Assembly director Rainer Bickmann, "there is a good chance you will get zero defects.
This approach allows Micromold to ship parts with near zero defects, says Peterson.
Being close to zero defects simply wasn't going to keep us or any supplier in the hunt," Callon continued.
Toyota honored CTS Automotive Products' Canadian manufacturing facility for achieving 100 percent on-time delivery and for shipping accelerator pedal modules with zero defects in 2005.