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IIGDT Newsletter Index
2017
August 2017

IIGDT consulting services

IIGDT Consulting Services reviews your current in-house implementation of GD&T to identify areas...


July 2017 Helping you to Succeed...Through Training

Training is the foundation that builds quality, profitability and customer satisfaction. IIGDT understands this same philosophy can easily be applied throughout the company.


June 2017 IIGDT The Power of In-House Training

Travel to seminars often held in remote cities weighs heavily on the justification for training. Additional considerations are number of participants that require training to truly adopt GD&T...


April 2017

"Measuring for Proof of Compliance -vs- Process Feedback”

When I first started as an inspector I thought my job was principally to determine if a manufactured part conformed to the specification requirements defined on the engineering drawing.


March 2017

"Are Machinists & Inspectors Truly Measuring Size Correctly?”

Do you have machinsts that feel they produce holes in parts correctly to engineering requirements but the inspectors provides feedback to the machinist, in the form of a reject tag, that the part does not conform?


February 2017

"Precision GD&T" as the Basis for Supporting “Engineering Economics”

In Dr. Hetland’s opinion, 80%+ of all mechanical discrete part engineering drawings, "do not" optimally reflect design / functional intent clearly.


January 2017

Definition of Quality to the following disciplines?

Designers expect all features conform to their specification requirements within the allowable tolerances they’ve specified on the drawings and supporting specifications.

2016
November 2016

Leadership starts at the Executive level

Understanding business implications starts at the executive level and driving leadership practices must be embraced and led by example.


October 2016

Solutions for the Growth Oriented Manufacturing Industry

IIGDT brings you an informative seminar designed for company Executives to highlight the business implications of GD&T and the importance on improving the product development cycle and customer/supplier relationships.


September 2016

Are you asking the right questions from your engineering team?

Asking the right questions ensures that everyone in the engineering team understands the full implication to the process chain of their actions.


August 2016

IIGDT consulting services

IIGDT Consulting Services reviews your current in-house implementation of GD&T to identify areas...


July 2016 Helping you to Succeed...Through Training

Training is the foundation that builds quality, profitability and customer satisfaction. IIGDT understands this same philosophy can easily be applied throughout the company.


June 2016 IIGDT The Power of In-House Training

Travel to seminars often held in remote cities weighs heavily on the justification for training. Additional considerations are number of participants that require training to truly adopt GD&T...


May 2016 IIGDT Resolving Business & Technical Chaos!

It is well known that multidisciplinary teams bring products to market quicker and more efficiently. But what if the individual team members...


April 2016 Business relationships with your suppliers

Bringing your suppliers into the GD&T fold is a valuable tool for any company...


March 2016 Understanding the Economic Benefits of Measurement Uncertainty...

Financial implications would be the high-risk associated with companies using gage repeatability and reproducibility (GR&R) .


February 2016 Supply Chain: Formula for Success...

Every company has a chain of teams depending on each other to make the end product a success.


January 2016

Budgetary Planning - Cost benefit Analysis of GD&T Training at Your Facility -vs- employees attending Public Seminars

GD&T Chart per ASME Y14.5M-2009

2015
September 2015

IIGDT Seminar Series : September-November 2015

IIGDT Informative Links


July 2015

IIGDT Seminar Series : August-September 2015

GD&T Chart per ASME Y14.5M-2009


June 2015

IIGDT Seminar Series : August 2015

ASME Y14.5, ISO 1101 and QS-9000 Compliant Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Symbol Font.


March 2015

Do you disagree with your customers or suppliers measurement data?

How many times have customers disagreed with measurement results from suppliers or visa-versa? How many of us can relate to parts being rejected that we know still work or parts that are accepted but do not work?

2014
December 2014

Leadership starts at the Executive level

Understanding business implications starts at the executive level and driving leadership practices must be embraced and led by example.


November 2014

Solutions for the Growth Oriented Manufacturing Industry

IIGDT brings you an informative seminar designed for company Executives to highlight the business implications of GD&T and the importance on improving the product development cycle and customer/supplier relationships.


October 2014

Are you asking the right questions from your engineering team?

Asking the right questions ensures that everyone in the engineering team understands the full implication to the process chain of their actions.


August 2014 Helping you to Succeed...Through Training

Training is the foundation that builds quality, profitability and customer satisfaction. IIGDT understands this same philosophy can easily be applied throughout the company.


July 2014 IIGDT The Power of In-House Training

Travel to seminars often held in remote cities weighs heavily on the justification for training. Additional considerations are number of participants that require training to truly adopt GD&T...


June 2014 IIGDT Resolving Business & Technical Chaos!

It is well known that multidisciplinary teams bring products to market quicker and more efficiently. But what if the individual team members...


April 2014 Business relationship outside the US?

Bringing your suppliers into the GD&T fold is a valuable tool for any company that reaches beyond its border for products and services...


March 2014 Understanding the Economic Benefits of Measurement Uncertainty...

Financial implications would be the high-risk associated with companies using gage repeatability and reproducibility (GR&R) .


February 2014 Supply Chain: Formula for Success...

Every company has a chain of teams depending on each other to make the end product a success.


January 2014

Budgetary planning...are all the pieces coming together?

Does the current budget include training for GD&T across the various departments?

2013
December 2013

Leadership starts at the Executive level

Understanding business implications starts at the executive level and driving leadership practices must be embraced and led by example.


November 2013

Solutions for the Growth Oriented Manufacturing Industry

IIGDT brings you an informative seminar designed for company Executives to highlight the business implications of GD&T and the importance on improving the product development cycle and customer/supplier relationships.


October 2013

Are you asking the right questions from your engineering team?

Asking the right questions ensures that everyone in the engineering team understands the full implication to the process chain of their actions.


September 2013

IIGDT consulting services

IIGDT Consulting Services reviews your current in-house implementation of GD&T to identify areas...


July 2013

IIGDT GD&T Wall Chart

IIGDT has released a new GD&T Symbol Chart supporting the ASME Y14.5-2009 standard. Since the original chart was issued based on the 1994 standard several changes....


July 2013 IIGDT The Power of In-House Training

Travel to seminars often held in remote cities weighs heavily on the justification for training. Additional considerations are number of participants that require training to truly adopt GD&T...


June 2013 IIGDT Resolving Business & Technical Chaos!

It is well known that multidisciplinary teams bring products to market quicker and more efficiently. But what if the individual team members...


May 2013 IIGDT Worldwide Seminar Series

IIGDT is again collaborating with regional training centers in New Zeeland and Australia focusing on our courses in Eight Tracks to GD&T Expertise starting with...


April 2013 Business relationship outside the US?

Bringing your suppliers into the GD&T fold is a valuable tool for any company that reaches beyond its border for products and services...


March 2013 Understanding the Economic Benefits of Measurement Uncertainty...

Financial implications would be the high-risk associated with companies using gage repeatability and reproducibility (GR&R) .


February 2013 Supply Chain: Formula for Success...

Every company has a chain of teams depending on each other to make the end product a success.


January 2013 GD&T - Are we speaking the same language...

Helping your company to speak the same GD&T language from design to quality.


2012
December 2012 Precision GD&T is the core...

Business Planning for 2013 to Aggressively Enhance Technical Training.


November 2012 Bring the Power of In-House Training Home

Travel to Seminars often held in remote cities weigh heavily on the justification for training.


October 2012 Helping you to Succeed...Through Training

Training is the foundation that builds quality, profitability and customer satisfaction. IIGDT understands this same philosophy can easily be applied throughout the company.


September 2012 IIGDT GD&T Fonts

ASME Y14.5, ISO 1101 and QS-9000 Compliant Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Symbol Font.


August 2012 IIGDT GD&T Tolerancing Optimization & Analysis

Tolerancing Optimization & Analysis is designed to apply tolerancing optimization techniques using multiple analytical methods to a wide variety of components and sub-assemblies, from the very simple to the more complex analysis.


July 2012 IIGDT Seminar Series in August & September

Public Training Seminars are being held in Minnesota, North Dakota and California during August and September. Look for a seminar that will help you to reach your GD&T compliance goals.


June 2012 IIGDT: Your Formula For Success

Dr. Hetland delivers consulting and training services to your process chain to close the gap on the understanding, intent and application of GD&T.


May 2012 GD&T Training Manuals

IIGDT offers many training tools to assist in your professional growth. Reference Manuals that are well written to clarify the intent of the standards as they relate to GD&T.


April 2012 IIGDT Minnesota Seminar Series

2012 is an exciting time for GD&T Training in the Mid-West. IIGDT and Productivity Quality Inc. have partnered to offer several training programs to advance and help reduce quality related problems within your organization.


March 2012 GD&T Training Models

Bringing GD&T training programs into your company provides a valuable tool in the understanding of GD&T across all departments.


February 2012 GD&T Tolerancing Optimization & Analysis

Tolerancing Optimization & Analysis is designed to apply tolerancing optimization techniques using multiple analytical methods to a wide variety of components and sub-assemblies, from the very simple to the more complex analysis.


January 2012 GD&T Profile Tolerancing, Quality Magazine

Today's design, manufacturing and quality engineers are faced with the seemingly impossible task of clearly communicating the increasing complexity of surface geometries...


January 2012 GD&T Seminar Series, Upcoming Seminars

In 2012 IIGDT is expanding into regional training centers in North Dakota, California and the home base in Minneapolis.


2011
December 2011 GD&T Fonts and Tolerancing Optimization & Analysis Seminar Series

ASME Y14.5, ISO 1101 and QS-9000 Compliant Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Symbol Font.


November 2011 GD&T Upcoming Seminars

Building on the launch of the 8-Track to GD&T Expertise program, Dr. Hetland brings to your business an educational program based on job responsibility to focus your employees toward embracing GD&T effectively.


September 2011 GD&T Upcoming Seminars

In the September issue, Dr. Hetland focuses on the "Level 6—GD&T - Tolerancing Optimization & Analysis". Understanding the proper assignment of tolerance values during the engineering and design phase is a key component to delivering a quality and cost effective solutions to your customers.


August 2011 8 Tracks to GD&T Expertise, Upcoming Seminars

Building on the launch of the 8-Track to GD&T Expertise program, Dr. Hetland brings to your business an educational program based on job responsibility to focus your employees toward embracing GD&T effectively.


July 2011 India Embraces GD&T

IIGDT and GATRAD Cal-Test Laboratories and Research have joined to bring an informative seminar designed for company Executives in India to highlight the business implications of GD&T and the importance on improving the product development cycle and customer/supplier relationships.


June 2011 8 Tracks to GD&T Expertise, Upcoming Seminars

In the June issue, Dr. Hetland introduces "Education Tracks prioritized by Job Function". Understanding the proper interpretation or intent of GD&T is not equally shared in all disciplines of the process chain. This starts at management and moves down through design, engineering, manufacturing to inspection.


May 2011 GD&T Seminar Series, Upcoming Seminars

In the May issue, we are focusing on the Applied Dimensional Metrology course designed to bridge the gap between GD&T application and the instruments and techniques to effectively and confidently measure correctly.


April 2011 GD&T Training Models, Manuals and an Invitation to the 2011 NACMA Event

IIGDT has developed series of Training Manuals designed to enhance your understanding of GD&T. Training models are also thoughtfully designed to visualize the implementation of GD&T in real-world examples.


March 2011 GD&T Seminar Series, Upcoming Seminars

IIGDT has developed a multi-step Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Seminar Series built upon years of proven experience in training new users in the fundamental to advanced topics of GD&T.


January 2011 GD&T Fonts and Tolerancing Optimization & Analysis Seminar Series

ASME Y14.5, ISO 1101 and QS-9000 Compliant Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Symbol Font.


2010
December 2010 GD&T Seminar Series, 2011 Seminars Added

IIGDT has developed a multi-step Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Seminar Series built upon years of proven experience in training new users in the fundamental to advanced topics of GD&T.


October 2010 GD&T Seminar Series, New Seminars Added

IIGDT has developed a multi-step Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Seminar Series built upon years of proven experience in training new users in the fundamental to advanced topics of GD&T.


September 2010 GD&T Seminar Series, October and November 2010

IIGDT has developed a multi-step Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Seminar Series built upon years of proven experience in training new users in the fundamental to advanced topics of GD&T.


July 2010 GD&T Seminar Series

IIGDT has developed a multi-step Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Seminar Series built upon years of proven experience in training new users in the fundamental to advanced topics of GD&T.


June 2010 NACMA 2010 Annual Workshop and Conference

NACMA and IIGDT wishes to invite you to participate in the 2010 North American Coordinate Metrology Association (NACMA)* annual workshop on August 4, 5, & 6 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. We are very pleased to announce that Medtronic Inc. will be our host for the event.


May 2010 IIGDT Newsletter Membership

Dr. Hetland and IIGDT recognizes that newsletters are useful tools to distribute information regarding our common business of Engineering Metrology. It is not an effective tool, if it is not wanted.


April 2010 GD&T Seminar Series

IIGDT has developed a multi-step Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Seminar Series built upon years of proven experience in training new users in the fundamental to advanced topics of GD&T.


February 2010 IIGDT Bologna, Italy Seminar Wrap-Up

January 11-15, 2010 IIGDT provided GD&T training in collaboration with CIMA and local industries. The seminar was held over 4.5-days in the beautiful city of Bologna, Italy.


2009
December 2009 IIGDT Bridges the information gap...

January 11-15, 2010 IIGDT is collaborating with CIMA in Italy to provide a unique opportunity for you and your European suppliers by offering a 4.5-day GD&T Seminar in Bologna, Italy.


November 2009 GD&T Consulting Services

Dr. Greg Hetland of IIGDT provides proven solutions for your GD&T implementation throughout your manufacturing and design organizations.


October 2009 GD&T Seminar Series

IIGDT has developed a multi-step Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Seminar Series built upon years of proven experience in training new users in the fundamental to advanced topics of GD&T.


September 2009 GD&T Wall Chart and Training Manuals

The GD&T Wall Chart illustrates the geometric symbols referenced in the ASME Y14.5M Dimensioning and Tolerancing.


July 2009 GD&T Font v4

ASME Y14.5, ISO 1101 and QS-9000 Compliant Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Symbol Font.