Vendor Management

Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) Basics

Magnet-Schultz of America (MSA) decodes FMEA—identifying the most common types, answering frequently asked questions, defining the process and sharing the benefits. Exactly what is an FMEA, and why is it necessary to invest the time in developing one? FMEA is the abbreviation for: Failure Modes and Effects Analysis As the name suggests, an FMEA

Defining Frozen Design for Electromagnetic Device Manufacturing

Magnet Schultz of America (MSA) Explains Frozen Design Terms and Conditions Lately, there has been a great deal of discussion defining Frozen Design and Frozen Process requirements. Terms and conditions on customer purchase orders are beginning to state that one, or both ”Frozen” scenarios must be part of the purchase agreement. The trouble is, these

Defining Frozen Process for Electromagnetic Design and Manufacturing

Magnet-Schultz of America (MSA) Gives Clarity to Frozen Process Terms and Conditions Lately, there has been a great deal of discussion concerning Frozen Design and Frozen Process requirements. Terms and conditions on customer purchase orders are beginning to state that one, or both Frozen scenarios must be part of the purchase agreement. The trouble

Customer Partnership: A Perspective

Customer partnership is defined as the building of a relationship in all departments between the Supplier and the Customer—a relationship that is based upon “known details” benefiting both parties, now and for years to come. From a Sales/Ordering perspective, the “known details” can range from payment terms to delivery lead time, to order quantity, to