SQCpack software


29 reviews(4.5/5)
29 reviews(4.5/5)

SQCpack by PQ Systems is a statistical process control (SPC) system that is suitable for most industries and any manufacturing mode. SQCpack is available in on-premise or cloud-based deployment. It is best suited for plants with more than ten employees looking for an SPC solution.

Users can capture and import data from multiple sources and use it to create histograms, charts, Pareto diagrams and capability analyses. Charting is shown in real time, and users receive email alerts for process signals.

Companies can define their own out-of-control tests or choose from options like Shewhart, Juran, AIAG, Wheeler or CHARTrunner. Direct data entry allows data to be captured from gages, measurement devices and other data collectors rather than being entered manually, and chart annotation allows users to include descriptive process information. A built-in quality advisor provides guidance on statistics and FAQs.

Support is available over the phone and online.

Supported Operating System(s):
Web browser (OS agnostic) , Windows 8 , Windows 10

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  • Shannon from Presrite Corporation

    Number of employees: 201-500 employees

    September 2018

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    My overall experience has been great. The inspectors can now see how to control the processes within the upper and lower control levels.

    Pros

    The ease at which the inspectors are able to follows trends and various processes.

    Cons

    At this time we have not been able find any serious faults with the software. It has done everything it was intended to do

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Keith from Pharr Yarns

    Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees

    July 2018

    A huge benefit for quality control.

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    I get a great "snapshot" view of product quality which lets me control our process more accurately.

    Pros

    It's user friendly and provides a great overview of product quality and process control. I have recommended this program to other divisions in our company.

    Cons

    Updating for new production lots is tedious and time consuming. The program uses quite a bit of memory and sometimes can slow my computer.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Peter from Orthopedic Associates

    Number of employees: 51-200 employees

    July 2018

    Great!

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    Pros

    Easy to use and configure reports. Very easy to set up on the workstations and to update when needed. Our users that run the reports have no issues running and printing reports.

    Cons

    I honestly cannot think of any constructive cons about this software. It provides exactly what we need out of it.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Mike from NIBCO

    Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees

    July 2018

    Easy of use, great customer, and technical support.

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    Determining our troublesome product lines and working to improve the processes

    Pros

    What I liked the most about the software was the ease of use. Once you have the naming scheme developed you are off and running.

    Cons

    The charting can be cumbersome to set up. The method for which you determine your data points could be easier to define.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Roger from Metallon Inc

    Number of employees: 51-200 employees

    July 2018

    Fast software and fairly good graphics.

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    Our customer and internal personnel satisfaction.

    Pros

    The graphics are good and the charts print either in portrait or landscape. Exporting out as .pdf files is also a good option.

    Cons

    It seems to be somewhat confusing how to manipulate certain functions or how to get the software to show you what is needed.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Luis from Delta Apparel

    July 2018

    This the tool that the company needs and use

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    Pros

    Friendly to use, and the real story of the process is told by the use of control charts, histrograms and paretos

    Cons

    I don't have any complaints, I'm really have to have this tool in our company. We have 25 license of SQCP pack along the manufacturing platform

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Verified Reviewer

    Number of employees: 11-50 employees

    July 2018

    We use this program as a tracking tool for all of our machine conditions, setting and parameters.

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    Data storage and history, as well as data analysis/graphing.

    Pros

    This software serves us well to find information, when we need it. We are able to use the graphical functions well for our needs.

    Cons

    search functions could be a little more user friendly. Creation of new files seems overly difficult too. easier to copy and modify an existing one.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Kevin from Quality Rubber Manufacturing

    July 2018

    This was set up for our QC person

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    Pros

    What I appreciate most about this software is the ability to upgrade from our ancient older version.

    Cons

    What I like least about this software is that it took 3 upgrade steps and phone assistance to force our system into allowing the upgrades.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Lane from Chemical Products Corporation

    Number of employees: 51-200 employees

    July 2018

    It is a good package but has some quirks & limitations that can be frustrating to a non-IT person.

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    Ability too see trends and issues in a timely manner. Ability to provide graphical information internally and externally as needed.

    Pros

    Works well once set-up is done. Able to edit charts to fit needs. Able to filter charts to look at them by groups.

    Cons

    Time to set up charts using external data. Still having problems getting the Alerting system to work after asking for it for several years. We have over 200 charts and cannot monitor them all.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra
  • David from Wilbert Plastic Services

    Number of employees: 51-200 employees

    July 2018

    I have used SQC Pack for my 12 years in the quality department.

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    The software's ease of use makes training new employee's to use it very easy and saves time. We are very pleased with the software!

    Pros

    The ease of use is what I like most the software. I find that training new employee's to use the software goes smoothly because it's so easy to use and understand.

    Cons

    Throughout my time using the software, i haven't found anything i could complain about. We are considering an upgrade to version 7, and i'm hoping the transition/learning curve isn't too bad.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Daniel from H&S Heat Treating

    July 2018

    Great software for beginners and experts.

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    Create histograms for customers as well as calculate CP and CPK

    Pros

    For those just being introduced to SQCpack it can be quite intimidating however, over the years with revisions and updates the platform has become easier and easier to use. Which I like, especially with having to train people to use it. Another thing that is fantastic is the customer support. Any glitches/ issues that we find are always dealt with quickly in an update. Thanks PQ.

    Cons

    Can be a bit fussy with allocating a lot of data but still gets the job done. Support is always available to help with this.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Chris from Lewis Plastics Co Inc

    Number of employees: 51-200 employees

    July 2018

    Very easy piece of software to use

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    More organization.

    Pros

    Very easy to use.
    Love keeping the quality data organized all in one spot.
    Great for showing customers their data.
    Customer support is great.

    Cons

    Some trouble with older version data.
    Other than that I can't find any cons with this software. It just works and does the job our company needs.

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Nevine from Champion Laboratories, Inc.

    Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees

    June 2018

    Very good Basic SPC collection software that is easy to implement

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    Ease of use, easy customization, not limited to use data collection just in the quality department.

    Pros

    Very easy to set up and implement. Great operator interface, with lots of options for adding group or individual instructions, pictures - great for training. Really nice to have user defined fields so that there are a lot of options for customization. Nice to have options for calculated user defined fields. I was able to create an OEE charts - so it is a good product that it can be multi-functional, not just a quality too. Great customer service.

    Cons

    Although the Charts are good, they are just charts. We really could use some stronger tools on attribute charts and really having more flexibility on how to customize charts.

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: PQ Systems, PQ Systems

    July 2018

    Nevine - Thanks for the review and comments! Glad to hear that SQCpack was easy to implement. If there are specific chart modifications that you're looking for, please reach out to our Application Support team to discuss (http://pq.systems/pq-chat).

  • roman from Allegion

    Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees

    May 2018

    great and easy way to handle my data, graphs are easy to create and editing is so simple,

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    great productivity and time savings on working my process improvements.

    Pros

    data trends are very easy to analyze with the graphs for average and range, the capability analysis is very good to analyze my process variables, when properly installed, the programs runs very well, capturing pictures to show graphs is a cool thing too.

    Cons

    be nice that the programs keeps updating the graph pictures automatically every time that the graphs are updated.

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: PQ Systems, PQ Systems

    June 2018

    Roman - Thanks for the kind words and great review! Glad to hear that you've found SPC charts easy to create with SQCpack!

  • Tiffany from Safety Kleen Systems

    April 2018

    Challenging to learn initially but works very nicely

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    Pros

    The ease in generating charts for my data. After using Excel to try to generate charts, I wish I had purchased sooner! The customer service is really good. I was able to get an answer to my question in just minutes.

    Cons

    There is a big learning curve if you've never used the software before. I was completely unfamiliar with it and felt lost in the beginning. I discovered how easy it is to get answers to questions through the chat feature!

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: PQ Systems, PQ Systems

    April 2018

    Tiffany - Thanks for the review! Glad to hear that you've found SQCpack to be an improvement over Excel.

  • Kate from TC Capri

    Number of employees: 51-200 employees

    April 2018

    Fantastic customer service and customer involvement in product development

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    Data storage and analysis

    Pros

    Groupings allow for the easy organization of data - while providing automation in terms of notifications of out of specification situations. The including charts and reports make using the data simple and effective.

    Cons

    It would be nice if there was more functionality between groups. We'd also like to see a few more options with the reports to make them more readable (grids, print options)

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: PQ Systems, PQ Systems

    June 2018

    Kate - Thanks for the review! We strive to base our product development on customer feedback, so the acknowledgement is much appreciated! Your comments regarding reports have been passed on to our development team and will certainly be considered. Thanks again!

  • Larry from Signode

    March 2018

    PQ Systems provides the best technical support I have ever experienced.

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    Pros

    I like the fact that our data is now saved to the Cloud and not have to relying on it being on the network and able to be retrieved in an emergency. A real peace of mind.

    Cons

    Not happy that the Reports did not get imported with the SQC Pack upgrade and have to recreate them.

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: PQ Systems, PQ Systems

    April 2018

    Larry - Thanks for the review and feedback! It's great to hear that SQCpack has been able to provide some peace of mind.

  • Mark from Axis-Shield Diagnostics Ltd

    Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees

    March 2017

    the support offered to the product range are among the best in the business.

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    recently had licencing issues, which Derek assisted with, right through to resolution, a true credit to the online support of PQ.

    Pros

    simple to setup, understand and maintain.

    Cons

    none

    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: PQ Systems, PQ Systems

    March 2017

    Mark - Thank you for your review and compliments! It's great to know that you've found SQCpack easy to use and have had positive experiences with our Application Support team. Please continue to reach out to us if you experience any issues or have additional feedback.

  • Curtis from BC Anesthesiologists Society

    Number of employees: 10,000+ employees

    October 2016

    SQCPack for Healthcare QI Teaching and Applications

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    We use SQCPack for a wide variety of QI projects within a large Healthcare Organization, and for teaching Quality Improvement to Physicians. SQCPack does an exceptional job of handling the data, and creating the appropriate graphics with a minimum of effort. It allows for easy reporting and ongoing analysis of the data. Stratifying data, filtering it, and looking at it in many different ways is easy, and doesn't require the Physicians to be experts in manipulating spreadsheets or the intricacies of Excel. This puts the power of the data into the hands of those who understand it best. SQCPack applies the rule sets that we choose, and automatically flags the out of control points for us. The StatBoard function gives us an easy way to keep on top of a wide variety of performance measures by focusing us on only those data charts that are changing significantly. I highly recommend SQCPack for any Healthcare Quality Improvement effort.

    Pros

    Ease of use, Correct Statistics, wide range of Chart Types, Central SQL database, Excel, Access, SQLServer or other sources.

    Cons

    Security is good, but coarse grained

    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: PQ Systems, PQ Systems

    April 2017

    Curtis - Thank you for your detailed review; we appreciate the kind words and thoughtful comments. It's great to hear that SQCpack has allowed non-statisticians in your organization to harness the power of data. We look forward to continuing to serve you!

  • Jakia from OrthoCarolina

    Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees

    October 2016

    It gets the basics done

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    Customer service is great. I wish the upload of data into the data groups was easier, importing from excel. Also, expanding chart editing features would make the application more useful.

    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: PQ Systems, PQ Systems

    April 2017

    Jakia - Thank you for your feedback and taking the time to provide us with suggestions for SQCpack. Your comments have been passed on to our software engineers and taken into consideration. Feel free to contact us with any additional suggestions or questions. Application Support can be reached via email (support@pqsystems.com), by phone (1-800-777-5060), or online chat (http://pq.systems/pq-chat).

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