2012 – QEMS named World Class Supplier by Scott Safety

On December 6, 2012, the Monroe Enquirer Journal released a story regarding QEMS once again being named as a “world class” supplier by Scott Safety (a Tyco International Company specializing in life safety equipment) for the third consecutive year.

Being identified as world class is a recognition only given to the top 1% of Scott Safety’s suppliers worldwide. QEMS was 1 in 8 of 600 suppliers to receive this award. “QEMS’s receipt of World Class Supplier for three consecutive years is truly unique and is a testament to their dedication to continuous improvement,” stated Valerie R. Raye: a senior buyer for Scott Safety’s Strategic Sourcing Department.

QEMS was founded in 2002 by its President and CEO: Mr. Phuong Nguyen.

QEMS, Inc. is fiercely proud of this award and wished to share the good news with our employees, contractors, vendors, customers, and friends. The full article from the Monroe Enquirer Journal can be found here: http://www.enquirerjournal.com/home/qems-again-named-world-class-supplier/article_90ceb932-5a0e-5099-9668-1531ef5d30f9.html

QEMS Announces Candidates for Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification 2016

QEMS, Inc. is pleased to announce that training for the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt began on Monday, May 16, 2016 and continue on Mondays until August 1st. Participants (Sarah Miles, Paul Ziino, Lisa Nguyen, Nirmal Boriwala, Olga Claros, Phillip Nguyen, and Mustafa Albayati) were selected from multiple departments and chosen to represent QEMS’s next big leap toward process improvement and lean manufacturing. Lean Six Sigma is an organizational methodology utilized to decrease process variation, defects, excess inventory, and other types of waste. Six Sigma Quality is a term generally used to indicate a well-controlled process. Green Belts analyze and solve quality problems and participate in projects.

The instructor, Dr. Ron Fite, is a certified Master Black Belt and has over 30 years of manufacturing experience, plus 10+ years of teaching experience in the areas of continuous improvement, quality and leadership. Ron has served as a Quality Manager, Corporate Quality Engineer, middle school teacher and adjunct instructor for community colleges in Virginia and North Carolina.

Congratulations so far, team! Let’s prepare to make QEMS lean, mean, AND green!

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