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Candy Capability. Dr. Ron Tibben-Lembke. Lotta Candy. Packaged Goods. What are the Tolerance Levels? What we have to do to measure capability? What are the sources of variability?. Production Process. Make Candy. Make Candy. Make Candy. Mix. Package. Put in big bags. Make Candy.

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Candy Capability

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## Candy Capability

Dr. Ron Tibben-Lembke

### Packaged Goods

• What are the Tolerance Levels?

• What we have to do to measure capability?

• What are the sources of variability?

### Production Process

Make Candy

Make Candy

Make Candy

Mix

Package

Put in big bags

Make Candy

Mix %

Wrong wt.

Wrong wt.

Make Candy

Make Candy

Candy irregularity

### Processes Involved

• Candy Manufacturing:

• Are M&Ms uniform size & weight?

• Should be easier with plain than peanut

• Percentage of broken items (probably from printing)

• Mixing:

• Is proper color mix in each bag?

• Individual packages:

• Are same # put in each package?

• Is same weight put in each package?

• Large bags:

• Are same number of packages put in each bag?

• Is same weight put in each bag?

• Write down package #

• Weigh package and candies, all together, in grams and ounces

• Write down weights on form

• Optional:

• Open package, count total # candies

• Count # of each color

• Write down

• Eat candies

• Turn in form and empty complete wrappers for weighing

### Peanut Color Mix

website

• Brown 17.7%20%

• Yellow 8.2%20%

• Red 9.5%20%

• Blue15.4%20%

• Orange26.4%10%

• Green22.7%10%

Plain Color Mix

Classwebsite

• Brown12.1%30%

• Yellow14.7%20%

• Red11.4%20%

• Blue19.5%10%

• Orange21.2%10%

• Green21.2%10%

### So who cares?

• Dept. of Commerce

• National Institutes of Standards & Technology

• NIST Handbook 133

• Fair Packaging and Labeling Act

### Package Weight

• “Not Labeled for Individual Retail Sale”

• If individual is 18g

• MAV is 10% = 1.8g

• Nothing can be below 18g – 1.8g = 16.2g