Posts Tagged ‘product quality’

Manufacturer: Grand Gulf plant could have safety hazard

by Associated Press Published: February 17,2011

Tags: energy, manufacturing, nuclear energy, product quality, product safety, utilities

CLAIBORNE COUNTY — A major manufacturer in the nuclear industry is reporting a potential “substantial safety hazard” with control rods at Vermont Yankee and more than two dozen other reactors around the country, according to a report made public Wednesday by the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Grand Gulf Nuclear Station in Claiborne County is among […] [...]

Federal grand jury subpoenas Toyota

by Associated Press Published: July 20,2010

Tags: automobile industry, courts, product quality, product safety

TOKYO — Toyota Motor Corp. said today it has been subpoenaed by a federal grand jury in New York to submit documents related to problems with rods that connect a vehicle’s steering system to its front wheels. The world’s largest automaker, which is trying to repair a reputation damaged by recalls of millions of cars […] [...]

Apple to address iPhone problems

by Associated Press Published: July 15,2010

Tags: product quality, telecommunications

NEW YORK — Apple Inc. said it will hold a press conference tomorrow to discuss the latest iPhone model, which has been beset by complaints about its antenna. On Monday, Consumer Reports said careful testing has confirmed user reports that holding the phone over a particular spot drastically reduces the signal strength it receives. Covering […] [...]

Families compensated for Chinese drywall damages

by Associated Press Published: April 9,2010

Tags: construction, product quality, real estate

NEW ORLEANS — A New Orleans federal judge has awarded seven Virginia families $2.6 million in damages to pay for the removal of sulfur-emitting drywall made in China that has been linked to corrosion and possible health effects. U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon ruled April 7 that all the Chinese-made drywall in their homes should […] [...]

J.D. Power: Smartphone performance declining

by Wally Northway Published: February 19,2010

Tags: product quality, smartphones, telecommunications, wireless telecommunications

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. — As the number of smartphone customers has continued to grow during the past six months, call quality performance has declined during that same period of time, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2010 Wireless Call Quality Performance Study—Volume 1 released Feb. 17. The semiannual study measures wireless call quality, based […] [...]

Peavey product wins another award

by Wally Northway Published: February 2,2010

Tags: award, manufacturing, media, product quality, retail

MERIDIAN — For the second year, music-product retailers voted Peavey’s innovative Vypyr Series modeling guitar amplifiers the Amplifier Line of the Year in Musical Merchandise Review (MMR) magazine’s annual Dealers’ Choice Awards. “The response to the Peavey Vypyr modeling amplifiers has been overwhelmingly positive, from music retailers to guitar players,” said Hartley Peavey, founder and […] [...]

Lawmakers want protection from imported drywall

by Wally Northway Published: November 19,2009

Tags: construction, construction materials, imports, product quality

Sen. Thad Cochran (R.Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) have joined in asking the federal government to help protect Mississippi consumers from companies and individuals offering questionable solutions for contaminated drywall imported from China. In a letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) chairman Jon Leibowitz, the Mississippi senators joined in formally asking the FTC to investigate […] [...]

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