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Classify Manufacturing Quality Issues Before They Become Problems

Generate Your PFMEA with High QA Software

Simplify Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA)
with High QA Software

Generate Consistent, Standardized and Synchronized PFMEA Documents

Save time with pre-formatted and customizable templates

Automatically generate data across sheets and eliminate repeat data entry

Fully digital workflows for approvals, accountability and traceability

Consistent failure mode descriptions across all documents, submissions and supplier submissions.

Rank potential failure modes based on detection, severity and frequency

Visual diagrams and graphics for easy understanding of manufacturing processes

Learn how you can streamline and optimize your PFMEA


PFMEA As It Should Be!

Easy. Effective. Efficient.

High QA software is an easy-to-use,  straight-forward, single integrated tool to generate consistent, standardized PFMEAs.

  • Identify the process associated with the operation in each manufacturing operation
  • Synchronize the Process Flow Diagram (PFD) and the manufacturing operations with 1-click
  • Synchronize the PFMEA and the PFD with 1-click
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Modernize Your PFMEA Process

Never Copy and Paste Again in Excel

For a long time, the only option for a PFMEA was to use an Excel-based approach.
Now there is a better solution. Its time to modernize your PFMEA process.

Why Excel Isn't Good Enough

  • Excel files are often scattered across departments and duplicate copies frequently exist. It is difficult to know where to find the very latest version.
  • Changes are difficult to perform across multiple documents in multiple places.
  • Excel documents are disconnected from the rest of the planning systems and procedures.
  • Workflows created around Excel commonly refer to the Workbook, but are not linked and the activity for revisions and changes is rarely traceable.

Why High QA Is Better

  • The PFMEA is generated from the failure mode library to keep data aligned in all documents.
  • The failure mode library comes pre-populated with industry standard failure modes and is fully configurable to meet your company’s requirements.
  • Changes can be made to a single document that ensures all related revisions are updated automatically.
  • Digital workflows ensure PFMEAs are updated by qualified personnel and continue through an approval process that is fully transparent and traceable to the latest standards and customer requirements.
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The C's of Powerful PFMEA

High QA software centralizes all the data needed to manage manufacturing production risks, an important part of the continuous improvement process. Coherent information is shared throughout all the various PFMEA steps from ballooning and part planning to inspection data collection, FAI, PPAP and reporting.

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Control over your entire manufacturing, quality and submission processes.

Continuous Improvement

Continuous Improvement

Continuous improvement of manufacturing with a focus on risk management and action monitoring.



Collaborate with engineering, manufacturing, inspection and quality teams to consider all potential failure modes.



Comply with ISO, AIAG and VDA standards and requirements.



Capture engineering, manufacturing and inspection best practices, procedures and knowledge.



Centralized PFMEA processes, flow charts, control plans, inspection procedures and workflow charts in a single database.



Comprehensive digital workflows enable control over who creates, modifies, approves and signs.



Consistent failure mode descriptions across all documents, parts, submissions and supplier submissions.



Cut down stress during audits with up-to-date and easy-to-find documents from initial plans to PPAP files.



Clarity in all aspects of quality and PFMEA processes.



Complete start-to-finish process that incorporates control plans, process flow diagrams and PFMEA worksheets.

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With High QA software, we have been able to improve our manufacturing procedures. We have an average savings of 72% on quality planning and reporting processes.

Amr Sufian, Project Engineer, Beverston Engineering

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Learn More about PFMEA

Regardless of industry or size, manufacturers need to determine process risks as early as possible. Proactive diligence makes it easier to create risk mitigation plans, identify required failure modes and minimize the impact of failure modes on production.

What is a PFMEA?

A Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA) is a structured analytical tool used by an organization, business unit or cross-functional team to identify and evaluate the potential failures of a process.

PFMEA helps to establish the impact of the failure and identify and prioritize the action items with the goal of alleviating risk. It is a living document that should be initiated prior to process of production and maintained through the lifecycle of the product.

When Should You Perform PFMEA?

PFMEA is a risk assessment tool for evaluating potential failures. Since it is concerned with operational processes that could harm products, it is most often used when there is a:

  • New Process Introduction: Perform PFMEA when introducing new procedures to departmental teams. Ideally, leadership uses the analysis before implementing new processes to identify proper equipment care, tools, and production needs.
  • Process Adaptation: Engage PFMEA when modifying existing processes. Any changes to production methods, types of machinery, and transportation can negatively impact multiple factors that cause chain reactions.
  • Quality Risk Assessment: If you suspect a scenario in which quality is or could be compromised, use PFMEA to help create corrective actions. Process failures can result in defective products and customer returns that, in turn, decrease bottom lines.
  • Business Relocation: Has your facility recently moved to a new location? If so, it’s an ideal time to conduct a failure analysis to assess potential production risks in the new environment. Taking such precautions is essential regardless of whether current process controls remain the same.
With High QA software, you can be assured that your PFMEA is organized and complete.

Experience the High QA Difference


High QA software unites engineering, production and inspection teams internally and throughout the supply chain with an integrated solution to plan, manage, document and control manufacturing quality from ballooning and planning to production, reporting and submissions.


We don’t just have brainpower in manufacturing quality software, we have people with heart, grit and a ton of understanding. We live and breathe quality. It is in our software and in our people. You might say we are the quality experts.


Working together, we can digitally transform your manufacturing quality processes. And that leads to improved quality products, increased customer satisfaction and a successful business.

Simplify and automate manufacturing quality processes with High QA software

There is a new way to think about manufacturing quality – Learn about the High QA way.

High QA is Your All-in-One, Get-It-Done Software for Manufacturing Quality

Reduce costs, improve quality, streamline processes, and maintain compliance internally and across your entire supply chain

Ballooning / Bubbling

One-Click to Balloon Drawings and 3D Models, Extract GD&T and PMI Data and Create Inspection Plans

First Article Inspection (FAI)

Powerful FAI Generation, Management and Reporting for Quality and Manufacturing

PPAP Requirements

The Most Complete Non-Excel-Based Manufacturing Quality Project Management Software Solution

High QA software is a manufacturing quality management software (QMS) that helps manufacturers manage, monitor and document quality processes to improve the quality of parts they make.
High QA Production Quality Planning (High QA PQP) is a powerful manufacturing Quality Management Solution (QMS) to fulfill APQP and PPAP process requirements and helps you meet aerospace (AS9100, AS13100), automotive (IATF 16949), medical (ISO 13485), and other industry standards.
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