Week 11

Today is my last Friday at Lithographics and it is bittersweet. I have four more business days as at this company and the work is starting to slow down. Today I completed a whole new training program. While rewarding to finish, it is bittersweet to not see my work go into action. As much as…

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Week 10

Summer is closing fast and strong! This past week I had my hands full with Audit work, but after several long days, and reading an entire ISO 9001: 2015 book, the internal audit is finished! It was by far my largest project and the paperwork leading up to the audit and afterward still needs work.…

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Week 9

With now only three weeks left in my internship, the job is starting to hit the climax! Something important in all work is getting criticism and working out the rough drafts. However, it is frustrating when the work done has to be completely remodeled. This week I learned my auditing program has a good start,…

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Promotional Products and Branded Apparel

Promotional products are one of the cornerstones of marketing, but that very ubiquity can make it difficult to find ways to really make your strategy stand out. Choosing a promotional product partner with real expertise and innovative ideas can make all the difference, and it all starts with you. Here’s what you need to know.…

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Choosing the Right T-Shirt for Your Next Promotion

Choosing a T-shirt style for your next promotional apparel line is just as important as creating the logo, design, and other elements. While a tee may seem like a pretty simple piece of clothing, it actually can come in a very wide variety of cuts and styles.   What style is right for your next…

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Week 8

This week has been a whirlwind! With the holiday on Monday, and a last-minute trip home, this work week had many twists. None the less, I was able to work from home Thursday and Friday! This week I really focused on Audit and Root Cause training. I look forward to going through the training with…

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Week 7

This week I began to prepare and learn root cause analysis training. I was trained, then watched videos and read more on the best techniques and diagrams to help issues be resolved and more importantly, found. After the training, I have been reviewing the power point and improving the training so I can train the…

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Week 6

Halfway done with the internship, and halfway done with my summer projects. I have completed all Standard Operation Procedures (SOP) and have started on Process Flow Maps. I received Root Cause Analysis training and educated myself on the different processes, Such as 5 Why’s and Fishbone Diagrams. I am excited to lead different groups in…

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Week 5

Today marks 5 weeks into my internship! Today was one of my busier days as all of the projects are starting to overlap. I worked on 6S this week and Bindery is finished except for die cutter. I am happy to say the bindery is looking cleaner and more organized. I started quality this week…

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A Brief History of the QR Code

The QR code (short for “quick response” code) has gone from a highly niche technology to commonplace in just a few short decades. These codes, which use tiny black and white squares arranged in unique patterns to store information for scanning, can store up to 200 times as much information as a traditional bar code.…

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