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Registration Available for: Open Training – Spring, Fall, and Winter 2019 Sessions!

Open Training – Winter 2019 Session

Reliability 101 Training Course:

The course covers reliability program concepts, design and analysis
methods, and test and evaluation approaches. The course is ideal for
persons with newly assigned responsibilities in the reliability and
maintainability area, as well as managers who want to increase their
awareness of the payoffs of different approaches…  Read More

February 15th, 2019|

RMQSI & QSI Hosts Open Training – Fall 2018 Session!

Quantitative Reliability Analyses – Practical Approaches Training Course:

The purpose of this course is to provide illustrative examples of the more common mathematical calculations and statistical techniques utilized by reliability engineers in the practical performance of their daily activities.

Click here for detail on course outline and for the course itself.

Weibull Analysis Training Course:

This course gives a…  Read More

June 26th, 2018|

Quanterion Headquarters Relocated and Expanded

Quanterion has expanded its operations by relocating its headquarters from its 12-year home at the State University of New York (SUNY) Polytechnic Institute to its recently acquired and renovated facility in downtown Utica, NY.  President Preston MacDiarmid said that the facility ar 266 Genesee St. of more than 17,000 square feet is better suited to…  Read More

June 5th, 2017|

43rd MVEEC Annual Engineering Award to Alex MacDiarmid

At their annual awards dinner on May 3rd, the Mohawk Valley Engineers Executive Council (MVEEC) presented its “Young Technologist of the Year” to Alex MacDiarmid. The award is presented annually to an engineer under age 35 who has made outstanding achievements in his/her career field during the year.  MacDiarmid’s contributions to the company’s operation of…  Read More

May 3rd, 2017|

Reliability Expert Dave Nicholls Retires

Dave Nicholls has retired from Quanterion after more than 14 years with the company where he led the company’s   Reliability, Maintainability and Quality (RMQ) business with project/program successes for government and industry customers, as well as with coauthored/developed authoritative technical publications and training courses. Among them are several editions of the widely acclaimed “Reliability Toolkit”…  Read More

April 5th, 2017|

Registration Now Available for Open Training – Winter 2018 Session

Course Dates:
Tuesday, December 4, through Thursday, December 6, 2018 – “Open Training – Winter 2018 Session”

“Reliability 101” – Instructor: Richard Wisniewski, Quanterion Solutions Incorporated

“Software Failure Modes Analysis” – Instructor: Ann Marie Neufelder

Hosted By: Quanterion Solutions Incorporated who operates the RMQSI Knowledge Center

Course Registration Deadline: November 30, 2018

Course Location
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Orlando – Disney…  Read More

March 22nd, 2017|

RMQSI Digest – Mar 2017



March 2017 Edition

Recent Headlines:


Marine Aviation Going After Small Maintenance Issues that Create Big Readiness Problems – USNI News

The Marine Corps is tackling the little problems that combine to create major burdens on the aviation maintenance community, the deputy commandant for aviation told reporters today.

Lockheed Martin F-35 Reliability Pulled Down by Early Versions: U.S. Official -…  Read More

March 6th, 2017|

RMQSI Digest – Feb 2017



February 2017 Edition

Recent Headlines:


Raytheon Secures Lot 3 Small Diameter Bomb II Production Funds From Air Force – Executive Biz

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Raytheon a contract modification with an obligated value of $62.5 million for the low-rate initial production of 312 lot 3 Small Diameter Bomb II munitions.

Navy Medicine East Takes High Reliability to…  Read More

February 7th, 2017|

Quanterion RMQSI Knowledge Center at RAMS

Quanterion’s Reliability, Maintainability, Quality, Supportability and Interoperability (RMQSI) Knowledge Center exhibited at the 63rd Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS) in Orlando, FL January 23-26, 2017. With the end of the government’s Reliability Information Analysis Center (RIAC) (formerly Reliability Analysis Center (RAC)) contract in 2014, the RMQSI Knowledge Center has continued the data collection, analysis…  Read More

January 18th, 2017|

RMQSI Digest – Jan 2017

    January 2017 Edition Recent Headlines: Defense: Army Round Triggers Problems In Marine M27 Auto Rifle – Task & Purpose Preliminary findings show the Army’s M855A1 round does not meet the system reliability requirement when fired from the Corps’ M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle. The Miracle That Wasn’t: Navy Hammered in Senate Over ‘Failed’ Ship Design – RT The US Navy’s Littoral Combat…  Read More
January 16th, 2017|