Manufacturing Quality Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives

Manufacturing Quality

Cloud-based manufacturing quality control software

4.97/5 (29 reviews)

Manufacturing Quality overview

What is Manufacturing Quality?

1factory’s Manufacturing Quality is quality control software that promises to simplify and speed up quality control tasks carried out by manufacturers. Targeting the aerospace, automotive, medical, machining and semiconductor industries among others, the solution provides features for first article inspection (FAI) such as PDF drawing ballooning and automated reporting. Balloons can be added and dimensional data captured on a point and click basis, generating first article reports in Excel spreadsheet, PPAP and AS9102 formats. Quality control plans can also be generated in a choice of ways and reused, automatically applying revision controls and historical change logs. Receiving, in-process and final inspections can be captured, organized and monitored in real time with histograms and charts before sharing final inspection data direct to customers from inside the software.

Additional key feature areas include running metrics calculations for Process Capability (Cp, Cpk) and Process Performance (Pp, Ppk), Variation / SPC control management and defect-risk monitoring. Non-conformance and the creation, management of Corrective Actions (CAPA) includes 8D report output, while general system features add user authentication controls, auditing and data encryption.
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Pricing

Starting from
$15/month
Pricing options
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Markets

United States, Canada

Supported languages

English
Manufacturing Quality screenshot: PDF Drawing Ballooning and First Article Inspection (FAI) capabilities automatically read and identify features on a drawing, using point and click editing to add balloonsArena-1factory IntegrationManufacturing Quality screenshot: Quality control plans can be generated via the upload of excel plans, along with the modification and reuse of existing QC plansManufacturing Quality screenshot: Inspections handling for incoming, in-process and finished goods includes the instant capture, organization and analysis of dimensional dataManufacturing Quality screenshot: Automated calculation of process capability (Cpk, Ppk) and process performance (Pp, Ppk) metrics supports calculations for normal and non-normal dataManufacturing Quality screenshot: Variation Control / SPC features include the ability to run charts and histograms when measuring and controlling variation for critical-to-quality characteristicsManufacturing Quality screenshot: Non-conformances and corrective actions (CAPA) tools include creation and management, plus the output of 8D format reportsManufacturing Quality screenshot: Factory defect and risk monitoring allows for the monitoring of QC inspection status across multiple factories and work centers

Manufacturing Quality reviews

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Gabe Mejia, BSEE

The software has been instrumental in keeping us compliant with ISO 9001 and IATF 16949

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2018-04-02
Review Source: Capterra

The ease of use has allowed our company to quickly scale this sector and provide both Internal and External customers the ability to document from receiving inspection all the way though to production and customer satisfaction. This software is very useful for Quality Assurance implementation, maintenance and documentation.

Pros
The software is easy to use and learn. I have been in the Quality Assurance world for quite some time now and find that both new and seasoned persons would appreciate the simplistic, yet elegant, approach to quality. This software would not only help companies who have never had a CAPA/8D or quality assurance department, it also helps structure and document receiving inspection, supplier CAPA, Internal CAPA. The simplistic way that it produces reporting is a great and useful tool for anyone looking to gain or maintain compliance with regulatory bodies (ISO/AS/IATF) as well as keeping customer satisfaction high with quick reporting/number assisgnments to CAPA/8D reports.

Cons
There are no short comings to this software. Anytime I hit any type of bottleneck, I have been able to reach out to 1Factory and an immediate solution is brought forth by the developers. Great response.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Stephen Shubeck

Critical platform for mfg. business that has a dynamic product mix.

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2019-12-12
Review Source: Capterra

Overall great experience. Customer service is outstanding and they are always open to feedback on features and UX or creating a custom CMM import template. The workflow is also fast which makes creating new plans and updating plans very easy, removing common frustrations when creating quality documentation. Using a system that is cloud based and accessible anywhere has also elevated our user participation within our organization. Users like the workflow, ease of use and the data visibility.

Pros
Ease of use creating and revising inspection plans - the workflow is fast. Easily update a specification or an entire rev change in minutes. The automatic data analytics within the plans is also a huge time saver. Having the non-conforming (NCR) reporting within the QC system and linked to specific dimension(s) is also hugely beneficial within the QC system.

Cons
Data backup doesn't save out ballooned drawings.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Jennifer Dado

Worth the Investment

Used daily for less than 6 months
Reviewed 2018-03-29
Review Source: Software Advice

Pros
If you work in Quality Control, this will be the most powerful tool you can use day-to-day. Within days our production floor experienced 40% less non-conformances . As a defense contractor, our customers appreciated the AS9102 format and our inspectors now spend more time actually inspecting now that reports are seamlessly generated.

Cons
There is a slight learning curve for this software, but this can be easily overcome even for the most basic user. Just make sure you spend the time reading the tutorials/introduction training - you won't regret it!

Response from Nipun


We welcome user feedback and reviews, but we believe this review is fake. We do not have a record of this customer (The Opl Group), and this user (Jennifer Dado) ever starting a trial or purchasing a subscription to our product.

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Likelihood to recommend: 7/10

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nick k

All in one QMS

Used daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2018-10-12
Review Source: Capterra

This software has solved the problem with writing long inspections plans, that are open to human error. Cutting the time to write monthly report which is now done by the click of a mouse. Has helped with task management and driven actions with by dates, which as a QE I love because you are no longer tracking people down for answers.

Pros
The ease of use is definitely a plus when using and training personnel on this software. All inspectors were trained within one business day, which helps with the transition from a dated software to 1factory. As a QE the reporting side is my favorite tool that 1factory has. before one factory it would take a couple days to gather all the information needed to present to the board once a month. Now with 1factory the reports make themselves, just make sure you are filling in all the required information. MSA uses the NCR charts to attack area that need attention, whether it be supplier defects or reoccurring shop floor defects. This drives Corrective Action, which 1factory also as superb CAPA module that has a task management side to drive actions with dates! The time it use to take me to write inspections plans is cut down tremendously with being able to click on dimensions and setting frequencies to check said dimensions at. This also take the human error out of it when looking at drawing with 50+ dimensions. Another plus is the visibility, every that has a seat on the software can see how we are doing as a company whether we are missing tasks, high PPM's (Internally & externally) & supplier performance. The next plus was the customization that Nipun and his team provide. they are always striving to make this software even greater than it already is. Since we have started around a year ago our wish for Gage management, Audit findings & Approved Vendor list has been achieved

Cons
I honestly cannot say I dislike anything about this software. It has been night and day compared to what I was working prior to 1 factory. Nipun and his team are working towards new additions to the software that we have requested and it seems like the sky is the limit with them.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Anthony Gentile

Make your control plans live and breath

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2019-11-27
Review Source: Capterra

Overall we have a very positive experience with the tool which directly ties into the ease of use. The highest benefit is derived from the heavy integration with the supplier to develop a meaningful control plan that both the customer and supplier will monitor with real data. This brings life to control plans that we otherwise find to be 'dusty' We have had success using data from 1Factory to drive process improvement with the supplier, and we see this as a key advantage to proactively manage our high risk parts and suppliers with more rigor. 1Factory is now a key tool in our supplier quality arsenal to manage risk in our supply base.

Pros
Extremely intuitive to use, which results in fast training of internal and external users and quick adoption of the tool. No matter how powerful a tool may be, if it's hard to use or implement, then it fails to get used. 1Factory is elegantly simple.

Cons
Overall we find very little cons with the software. There is a lack of customization which can be frustrating to some team members, but when we do find areas that really need improvement (meaning better suited to our needs) the 1Factory team is quick to discuss our challenges and provide solutions.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Manufacturing Quality pricing

Starting from
$15/month
Pricing options
Free
Free trial
Subscription
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1factory plans and pricing include:

NCRs CAPAs SCARs = $15 per user, per month*
Manufacturing Quality = $40 per user, per month*
Enterprise Quality = CALL (varies with options selected, demo available)

*30-day free trial available

Manufacturing Quality features

Reporting & Statistics

API (171 other apps)
Accounting Integration (101 other apps)
Activity Dashboard (168 other apps)
Activity Tracking (102 other apps)
Automatic Notifications (127 other apps)
Billing & Invoicing (146 other apps)
Calendar Management (107 other apps)
Customer Database (99 other apps)
Customizable Reporting (121 other apps)
Data Import/Export (117 other apps)
Document Management (100 other apps)
Electronic Payments (116 other apps)
Inventory Management (138 other apps)
Inventory Tracking (107 other apps)
Invoice Management (135 other apps)
Quote Management (91 other apps)
Reminders (106 other apps)
Search Functionality (109 other apps)
Third Party Integration (134 other apps)

Security and privacy

Encryption

Encryption of sensitive data at rest
HTTPS for all pages

Access control

Multi-factor authentication options
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Additional information for Manufacturing Quality

Key features of Manufacturing Quality

  • Corrective Actions (CAPA)
  • Nonconformance tracking
  • Alerts / notifications
  • Auditing
  • Change tracking
  • Charting
  • Corrective actions & CAPA
  • Incremental backup
  • Process control
  • Quality assurance
  • Quality control
  • Inspection record management
  • Risk assessment
  • Security and encryption
  • Trend analysis
  • PDF conversion
  • Authentication and security
  • Barcode support
  • Certification management
  • Role-based permissions
  • Inspection management
  • Revision management
  • Reporting
  • ISO management
  • Data capture
  • Password management
  • Version control
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Benefits

1factory Manufacturing Quality is an online quality control solution for manufacturers, designed to speed up core QC tasks across a feature set priced per user, per month.

As a cloud-based software, the solution requires no installation on local on-premise servers or any overhead IT costs to deploy, with users requiring only a web browser to gain access.

Draw balloons onto PDF plans and capture dimensions, tolerances and zones for first article inspection (FAI) reports via point and click, automating data collection from numerous sources to reduce data entry errors.

Create quality control plans in a choice of ways with the ability to reuse existing plans, with 1factory automatically applying revision control and a history of changes for auditing purposes.

Role-based permissions authenticate and restrict user access to the system, with passwords and data transfer encrypted along with daily database snapshot backups scheduled.