Materials & Process
Quality Control

Harford Materials and Process Quality Solutions help manufacturers ensure consistent quality from raw materials to finished goods. It’s about getting it right the first time and every time. These solutions encompass Materials Quality and Process Quality.

Material & process quality – instant verification & actionable insights

Harford materials & process quality control solutions ensure consistent quality from raw materials to finished goods for FMCG, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and chemical manufacturers. With end-to-end traceability, you can easily identify the root cause of any quality issues, ensuring exceptional product standards throughout production.

Our aim is to help you get it Right First Time and Right Every Time! We aim to empower your operators with scheduled quality assurance checks that offer instant verification and actionable advice for corrective actions. With a focus on raw materials and process quality control, our solutions provide the management team with exception notifications, a fully traceable audit trail, and real-time reports.

Consistent product quality & regulatory compliance

Materials and process quality control is crucial for FMCG, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and chemical companies. It ensures consistent product quality, regulatory compliance, cost reduction and customer satisfaction.

  • Minimise Risk: Prevent human error, facilitate quality checks, and detect exceptions instantly to ensure consistent quality and legal compliance
  • Fewer Recalls: Ensure accurate date coding and correct labelling, with full traceability from raw materials to finished goods
  • Lower Cost: Reduce wastage of raw materials and labour, whilst optimising processes to minimise production costs

Materials Quality Control

Experience precise control and management of raw materials with our advanced Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) for superior product quality in the FMCG, food and drink, and pharmaceutical industries.

Manufacturing & Production Process Quality

Optimise process control and drive efficiency in manufacturing and production with our innovative MES software for exceptional product quality in the FMCG, food and drink, and pharmaceutical industries.

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Lab Quality

Ensuring excellence in laboratory operations and processes

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Paperless Check/Quality Check

Streamlining inspections and quality checks with digital solutions

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Quality Assurance (QA) & Quality Control (QC)

Maintaining consistent and high-quality standards throughout production

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100% Traceability

Tracking and documenting every step for complete product transparency

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Integrated Peripherals

Seamlessly connecting and optimising peripheral equipment for enhanced efficiency

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Start-Up Checks

Conducting thorough assessments to ensure smooth production initiation

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Why choose Harford Control's materials & process quality solutions?

We provide the granularity that you need to drill down to the root cause of quality issues. Not many solutions can offer such in-depth reports to provide actionable insights. Our solutions enable managers and operators to make informed decisions and take immediate action based on real-time actionable information.

With our cutting-edge materials & process quality solutions, you can minimise production risks and wastage, ensure highest levels of quality consistency and improve manufacturing performance.

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  • What is materials and process quality in manufacturing?

    Materials and process quality in manufacturing refers to the assessment and control of the raw materials used, and the processes involved in production. It focuses on ensuring that the materials meet quality standards and that the manufacturing processes are performed consistently and efficiently to produce high-quality products. 

  • Why is materials and process quality important in manufacturing?

    Materials and process quality is crucial in manufacturing as it directly impacts the overall product quality, reliability, and customer satisfaction. By maintaining strict control over the materials used and the manufacturing processes, manufacturers can minimize defects, reduce waste, improve efficiency, and deliver products that meet or exceed customer expectations.

  • What are the key elements of materials and process quality?

    The key elements of materials and process quality include rigorous inspection and testing of raw materials, adherence to quality standards and specifications, process optimization and standardization, continuous monitoring and measurement, root cause analysis, and implementation of corrective and preventive actions. These elements ensure that materials and processes consistently meet quality requirements. 

  • How can materials and process quality reduce waste in manufacturing?

    Materials and process quality helps reduce waste in manufacturing by identifying and addressing potential issues early in the production process. By controlling the quality of raw materials and optimizing manufacturing processes, manufacturers can minimize scrap, rework, and product failures, leading to improved material utilization, reduced waste generation, and cost savings. 

  • Can materials and process quality be measured and monitored?

    Yes, materials and process quality can be measured and monitored through various techniques and tools. These include statistical process control (SPC), process capability analysis, quality audits, inspections, testing, and data-driven metrics. By monitoring key quality indicators and analysing data, manufacturers can identify trends, detect deviations, and take proactive measures to maintain and improve materials and process quality.