InfinityQS’ success story with Strategic Materials earns a spot on Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s Top 100 Supply Chain Projects list.

FAIRFAX, Va. – June 24, 2020 – InfinityQS® International, Inc. (InfinityQS), the global authority on data-driven enterprise quality, announces it has earned a spot on Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine’s 2020 SDCE 100 list of successful supply chain transformation projects. InfinityQS was recognized for helping the largest recycler of glass in North America, Strategic Materials, standardize quality data collection and analysis, empowering enterprise visibility and operational insights for continuous improvement across 31 plants.

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Previously, Strategic Materials relied on non-standardized, manual data collection in its recycling plants, which meant quality issues were often detected post-production. Differences in methods and nomenclature also created challenges when trying to compare process performance between sites. By working with InfinityQS and deploying its cloud-based Quality Intelligence platform, Enact®, Strategic Materials has moved to standardized and centralized data collection—enabling its quality teams to monitor the process performance of multiple plants in real time.

Strategic Materials is now able to immediately detect quality issues and make timely corrections, ensuring optimal product quality and consistency, minimizing waste, and reducing production costs. Enact also enables Strategic Materials to produce quick reports on all 31 plants to identify performance trends and uncover opportunities for global process improvements. The company regularly shares these reports with customers and prospects to demonstrate its commitment to quality, driving increased business and additional revenue. To learn more about how Enact provides Strategic Materials with a competitive advantage through quality, read the full “Real-time Data Visibility Across the Recycling Enterprise” case study available on the InfinityQS website.

Michael Lyle, President and CEO of InfinityQS, said, “We are excited that Supply & Demand Chain Executive has chosen to highlight Strategic Materials’ transformative results and achievements. The company’s success story illustrates not only the level of quality control that’s possible when manufacturers can access and act on real-time process information, but also the ability to make global improvements when quality teams can see a complete picture of operations. Strategic Materials is now able to readily translate their data into proactive action—stopping issues before they escalate and leading to tangible business benefits.”

The SDCE 100 spotlights successful and innovative projects that deliver bottom-line value across the range of supply chain functions. These projects can serve as a map for supply chain executives looking for new opportunities to drive improvement in their own operations. These projects also show how supply chain solution and service providers help their customers and clients achieve supply chain excellence and prepare their supply chains for success.

“Innovation is essential in driving the supply chain industry forward, and thanks to these valuable partnerships, companies of all sizes are able to achieve success in projects that matter,” said Marina Mayer, editor for Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “From business intelligence systems and supply and demand planning to inventory reduction and procurement solutions, the SDCE 100 offers proof-of-concept that with the right planning and execution, anything is possible.”

To see the full list of SDCE 100 winners, visit www.SDCExec.com or read the June 2020 print issue of the magazine.

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About InfinityQS International, Inc.
For over 30 years, InfinityQS has been the leading global provider of Manufacturing Quality Intelligence software and services. Powered by a robust Statistical Process Control (SPC) analytics engine, the company’s solutions—Enact® and ProFicient™—deliver unparalleled visibility and strategic insight across the enterprise, from the shop floor to the boardroom. This extensive deep-dive capability enables manufacturers to improve product quality; decrease cost and risk; improve compliance; and make strategic, data-driven business decisions. Headquartered near Washington, D.C. and with offices in Seattle, London, and Beijing, InfinityQS has thousands of customers around the world, including Ball Corporation, Boston Scientific, Graham Packaging, and Medtronic. For more information, visit www.infinityqs.com.