Q-DAS worldwide


2013-05-21: Tom Stewart Receives Ford Global Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering TMM Excellence Award

Tom Stewart, president of our North American subsidiary, Q-DAS Incorporated, has received Ford Motor Company's Global Powertrain Manufacturing Engineering TMM (Technical Maturity Model) Excellence Award for an Operator Control Boards (OCB) Quality Feedback system installed at Ford's engine plant in Cologne, Germany.


Tom was part of a team that developed the solution using Q-DBM and M-QIS to consolidate and present critical quality information to machine operators in the plant's cylinder head production area.
The award is one of only 46 conferred worldwide in 2012. In the nominating documents, Ford's Cologne plant management said that the Q-DAS solution has improved quality performance, reduced scrap, and increased operator morale at the plant. The solution consolidates data from eight different 20-page CMM reports and presents it to the operator on a single, prioritized OCB screen.
Prior to installation of the Q-DAS solution, the system included a significant time lag between the machining operation and the CMM lab tests, plus additional time to generate paper reports and deliver them to the operator, and still more time for the operator to read and interpret them. Using the Q-DAS solution, the operator gets virtually instant feedback from the CMM laboratory and is never more than 3 mouse clicks away from resolving any quality issues identified there.
The system warns the operator when parts are approaching an out-of-specification condition and provides access to process data from previous parts which supports corrective action. The Q-DAS software gives operators instant access to diagnostic and corrective information down to the individual tool and operation level.

2013-02-02: Q-DAS App - Distributions

This Android-App is designed to be used in school, in university, or by professionals who want to answer statistical questions using a mobile device no matter where they are and want to figure out chance to win the lotto or find out what the critical values of the hypothesis tests are.

All results are displayed also in graphics within an easy to use interface.

There are two different versions that include the following distributions:

Full Version - 2,49 Euros

  • Normal Distribution
  • Folded Normal Distribution
  • Rayleigh Distribution
  • Weibull Distribuiton
  • CHI^2 Distribution
  • T + F distribution
  • Range Distribution
  • Hypergeometric, Binomial, and Poisson distribution

Lite Version - free of charge

  • Normal Distribution
  • Binomial Distribution

2012-10-19: Q-DAS GmbH & Co. KG cooperates with iqs Software GmbH

Q-DAS GmbH started a partnership with iqs Software GmbH to provide a preventive Quality management System and the statistical Evaluation as one package – on a world class level. Iqs’s products offer all quality relevant processes and link them with a common database. The CAQ system will be complemented with Q-DAS Software and its best practice of statistical knowledge. 


Contact us to find out more about potential benefits of two strong partners working together to add value to your business.

2012-10-19: New PIQ Journal 1/2012

The new issue of the company magazine PIQ is now available in German language.

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2011-06-20: New PIQ Journal 1/2011

The new issue of the company magazine PIQ is now available in German language.

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2011-02-11: Q-DAS Product during the machine acceptance process

Did you know that on a global basis, the Q-DAS product qs-STAT has been used to accept and qualify engine and transmission manufacturing facilities worth in excess of several billions of Euros?

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2011-02-04: System implementation at Zwick and Autoliv

Successfull implementation of Q-DAS data collection and evaluation system at automotive safetely components manufacturer Zwick and Autoliv.

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2010-12-22: New PIQ Journal 3/2010 in English

  It's the third release in 2010 of our PIQ Journal. 
  Read it online directly here!
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