25/07/2017 - CAQ Success Story
Automotive suppliers throughout all of Europe lay their trust in Fischer and more than a third of all cars produced in Europe contain plastic parts produced by Fischer. Whether the complete dashboard of the Audi A6, ventilation nozzles in the Audi A3, speedometer housings in the Mercedes C-Class, or seating applications in Rolls Royce limousines: the more than 600 employees at the three Fischer production facilities ensure that the automotive industry and other specialist lines of industry are supplied with consistently high quality plastic injection moulded parts.
26/05/2017 - Events
The Quality Excellence OnSite events allow you to see first-hand how our quality management solutions are put into practice by users and learn how the individual modules can assist you in your everyday processes. Apart from introducing the latest innovations and conveying the latest news from within the world of CAQ-software and quality management in general, these events primarily serve as a forum where you can discuss CAQ and quality-related topics with us and other users. We will be conducting this year’s Quality Excellence OnSite event in cooperation with our long-time customer Sektkellerei Henkell & Co. on the 29th of September in Wiesbaden, Germany.
18/05/2017 - Customer Service
Quality management systems (QMS) are used in order to ensure that the quality and safety of products is maintained. In the automotive sector, these systems are governed by the quality standard ISO 9001 and the system standard ISO/TS 16949. Maintaining these strict standards without the assistance of CAQ software and well-trained employees is virtually impossible nowadays. This aspect becomes even more evident when one takes a closer look at the latest revision of the ISO/TS 16949.
11/05/2017 - Media Center
We presented our quality management solutions at the 31st Control in Stuttgart – the world’s leading international trade fair for quality assurance. We would like to thank everyone that attended our fair stand and trust that you enjoyed this year’s Control as much as we did.
21/04/2017 - CAQ Success Story
Eagle Simrax B.V. is part of the EKK Eagle Industry-Group (Automotive) and produces approximately 30 million seals a year for water pumps and air-conditioning compressors that are used by a variety of OEM and Tier 1 automotive manufacturers. The success of the company is, amongst other factors, sustained by a company-wide awareness regarding the benefits of sophisticated quality management and a comprehensively lived CAQ-software system.
14/03/2017 - Media Center
This year’s highly successful Quality Excellence Days took place in 4 cities and served as a clear indicator for the vast interest in the topic of quality management and our sophisticated quality management solutions.
14/03/2017 - Events
We will be presenting our quality and production management solutions at the Control in Stuttgart – the world’s leading international trade fair for quality assurance (09-12 May 2017). Grab a refreshing cocktail at our CAQ AG Factory Systems cocktail bar and join us: Hall 5, Stand 5512.
13/03/2017 - CAQ Success Story
Whether New Year’s Eve, birthdays, weddings, or anniversaries: whenever there’s something to celebrate, the products of Henkell & Co. come into play. In order to ensure that all the bottles pop during these special moments, the long-established company from Wiesbaden utilizes cutting edge CAQ.Net quality management solutions to adhere to strict quality standards.
16/02/2017 - Events
CAQ AG will be presenting its sophisticated quality and product management solutions at the MEDTEC Europe trade fair from the 4th to the 6th of April 2017 in Stuttgart, Germany. Come visit us at stand 3D14 in hall 3 and find out more.
15/02/2017 - Events
Fully understanding the theoretical approaches in standards such as ISO 9001:2015 is often quite challenging - particularly when one does not have existing knowledge in the area of quality management. The contents may appear rather abstract and it is difficult to apply them to one’s own workplace setting. But how do you spice up these topics and make them more accessible?
03/01/2017 - Events
There’s a lot happening in the world of quality management. In order to ensure that you’re always kept up-to-date with the latest developments in this often highly complex field, we would like to invite you to our Quality Excellence Days 2017.
02/01/2017 - Events
The ARBURG Technology Days 2017 will be held at the ARBURG headquarters in Lossburg (Germany) from 15 to 18 March. Around 50 exhibits will demonstrate the current state-of-the-art of plastics processing technology.
16/12/2016 - Company
The year 2016 brought a whole host of innovations to our CAQ.Net software. However, none of these would have been possible without you – our customers. Your input enabled us to learn a lot about how our software is used in the field and precisely develop and introduce optimizations and innovations into our software family. We are very proud of the great ties we enjoy with our customers and look forward to realizing many more wishes and optimization suggestions in the future.
11/11/2016 - Customer Service
Gauges are essentially the sole interface between the measured object and the measured value and it is safe to say that this value lies at the beginning of all quality management efforts. If, for whatever reason, the value is not measured correctly, all subsequent QM processes such as incoming/outgoing goods inspections, SPC, or quality planning will be in vain.
07/11/2016 - Customer Service
The new 2017 GFQ catalogue contains all important information and dates regarding the GFQ Akademie’s CAQ.Net user workshops. Whether you are using APQP.Net, Compact.Net or REM.Net - The user workshops are the perfect addition to the CAQ AG software family. Our all new Quality Assurance with CAQ.Net / Quality Management with CAQ.Net workshops in English may be of particular interest to you.
04/11/2016 - Customer Service
Our Quality Excellence Award is awarded to a select group of companies who fully recognise the importance of quality and place great value on overall matters of quality management and quality assurance.
25/10/2016 - Media Center
This year’s Quality Excellence OnSite event was conducted on the 22nd of September in cooperation with our long-time customer “Eagle Simrax B.V.” in Kerkrade (NL). Eagle Simrax B.V. is part of the Eagle Industry-Group (Automotive) and develops general-purpose mechanical seals for automobiles and home electric appliances. The company facilitates a yearly production of over 30 million seals that are assembled in a high-tech production facility.
24/10/2016 - Customer Service
The year 2016 is slowly but surely coming to an end and it is time to start looking ahead to 2017. In order to ensure that you continue to be as well organized as you were in 2016, we are once again offering our customers a 70 x 100 cm CAQ AG annual planner. Please note that the calendar is designed for the German market and, hence, only features German public holidays and school holiday listings.
21/10/2016 - Customer Service
Whether acquiring and managing samples in the foodstuffs-industry, planning, developing, and selecting methods and experiments in the pharmaceuticals business or consistently analysing and monitoring pool parameters during galvanization operations: managing the sheer quantity of information and abiding by strict data security regulations are challenges that the research and in-house laboratories of virtually all industries face.
30/09/2016 - Events
CAQ AG will be presenting its software solutions at this year’s LIMS Forum in Bonn from the 8th to the 9th of November in Bonn, Germany.
15/08/2016 - Customer Service
A plant manager walks through the production facility. He sees an employee performing a maintenance task on a machine. Has this employee been trained for this task? A forklift drives past. Does the driver have the right qualifications and are these still valid? A gauge is calibrated, an incoming goods inspection is performed, or an initial sample test report is formulated. Are all the necessary qualifications for these tasks available and up to date?
26/07/2016 - Events
Expertly trained employees, whose level of knowledge is always kept up-to-date are generally more motivated, creative, and very often contribute fresh ideas and problem-solving techniques. The consistent planning, administration, documentation, and evaluation of all training and qualification matters is also an important safety matter and an integral aspect that needs to be considered when complying with official life science guidelines and standards such as the ISO 13485 or the FDA’s 21 CFR 820.25.
14/07/2016 - Events
The Quality Excellence OnSite events allow you to see first-hand how our quality management solutions are put into practice by fellow users and learn how the individual modules can assist you in your everyday processes. Apart from introducing the latest innovations and conveying the latest news from within the world of CAQ-software and quality management in general, these events primarily serve as a forum where you can discuss CAQ and quality-related topics with us and other users.
30/06/2016 - Customer Service
A car is made up of approximately 10,000 individual parts and round about 40 different materials. In order to ensure that both quality and safety are maintained throughout every assembly and all parts work together faultlessly, sophisticated quality management is an absolute necessity. It therefore comes as no surprise that probably no other industry has done so much for the evolution of quality assurance and the standardization of processes in the past century, as the automotive industry has.
29/06/2016 - Product Information
This year’s publication of the ISO 13485:2016 has once again brought movement into the topic of quality management for medical devices. Even though the changes are not as severe as some thought they would be the stagnation with regard to the choice of structure comes as a bit of a surprise.
02/05/2016 - CAQ Success Story
The screws used for automotive, engineering, or construction applications have nothing more than the name in common with the variants purchased from your local hardware store around the corner. Whereas one usually merely needs to decide if the screws are required for concrete, wood, or metal, the criteria for special application screws bring up a whole host of different questions.
30/04/2016 - Events
We will be presenting our quality management solutions at the Regulatory Affairs Conference of our partner company MEDAGENT on the 28th of June 2016 in Tuttlingen, Germany.
29/04/2016 - Events
We will also be presenting our software solutions at this year’s Congress QS Excellence from the 5th to the 6th of July in Bad Nauheim, Germany.
28/04/2016 - Media Center
We presented our quality and production management solutions at the Control 2016 in Stuttgart – the world’s leading international trade fair for quality assurance.
18/03/2016 - Events
We will be presenting our quality and production management solutions at the Control in Stuttgart – the world’s leading international trade fair for quality assurance (26-29 April 2016). Grab a refreshing cocktail at our CAQ AG Factory Systems cocktail bar and join us: Hall 5, Stand 5512.
17/03/2016 - Events
CAQ AG will be presenting its sophisticated quality and product management solutions at the MEDTEC Europe trade fair from the 12th to the 14th of April 2016 in Stuttgart, Germany. Come visit us at stand 7F50 in hall 7 and find out more.
12/03/2016 - CAQ Success Story
In order to consolidate the various requirements for companies operating in the automotive sector, the IATF (International Automotive Task Force) together with the technical committee of the ISO developed the ISO/TS 16949. This guideline first appeared in 1999. As supplier to the automotive industry, the company Klein Kunststofftechnik GmbH from the German town of Dettenheim is also certified according to this standard. In order to successfully fulfil all framework conditions, it implemented the CAQ.Net management system by CAQ AG Factory Systems in the year 2007.
11/03/2016 - Media Center
04/02/2016 - Events
The ARBURG Technology Days 2016 will be held at the ARBURG headquarters in Lossburg (Germany) from 16 to 19 March. Around 40 exhibits will demonstrate the current state-of-the-art of plastics processing technology.