client testimonials

“Your help on printer reliability has been absolutely invaluable; I appreciate the great service that you have provided.”
Terry Renner, Ph.D.,
Videojet

“I'm so happy that you got to be involved with us in the ISW v Lycoming case. What an experience! I was really impressed with your ability to teach the jurors what it is that you did and what it all meant. You're a natural. Thanks for making me look good.”
John Meyer,
Packer Engineering

“I have been very pleased with your depth of knowledge and ability to convey that knowledge clearly and quickly.”
Jud Estes,
Daimler Corporation

“You definitely have a gift for facilitating that is enhanced by your OBVIOUS enthusiasm for the subject matter and the vast array of experiences that you share to illustrate points.”
Robin Holtz,
The Gillette Company

“We are so impressed by your instruction – it was awesome! Emails are circulating…Others are projecting how soon we might be able to have you teach again. Bottom line, we are so excited about what we learned.”
Darlene Black,
Armtec Defense

“Your report is a very clear and understandable summary. You have made it very easy for me to present the results.”
Jennifer Broom,
Covidien (formerly U.S. Surgical)

“This is to express our profound appreciation for the DOE training. All the feedback that I received was positive. You did an excellent job simplifying the course without compromising its scope or content. We will apply this valuable tool to our product development efforts.”
Nkere Ebube, Ph.D.,
Alpharma and Biovail

“A reliability issue was quickly threatening a program's success. We needed help. Steve responded immediately and explained his analysis, so we could understand and make good business decisions. Now 18 months later, Steve's original analysis is still holding true.”
Kelly Fowler,
BorgWarner

"Dr. Wachs' analysis of a recent solder joint experiment showed that several factors built into our standard test were not significant. Elimination of these factors from future testing significantly improves our test efficiency by reducing the total number of samples to be built."
Chuck Still,
Autoliv Electronics America

“You did a great job on the witness stand! We appreciate all of your hard work and look forward to working together again.”
Hal Walker, Esq.,
Rose•Walker, LLP

“We brought Integral Concepts in to help with a DOE to reduce a large scrap problem. From initial phone contact to on-site work, they directed us on a path we probably wouldn't have found on our own. They provided us with meaningful results and we definitely use their consulting services again.”
Andy Glasner,
BorgWarner

“Integral Concepts professionals’ passion has been transferred to our employees… Some results include $2.8 million dollars savings in scrap and 12% improvement in productivity.”
Nancy Day, Director of Systems and Process Quality
Duracell

“I worked directly with Dr. W. Edwards Deming from 1984 to 1993. Allise Wachs is the best instructor of process control, design of experiments, and problem solving tools that I have ever worked with since my friendship with Dr. W. Edwards Deming.
Ron McCoy, General Manager Select
Comfort Corporation

“The only way that I could describe the Design of Experiments I presentation would be as a resounding success. Allise’s style and teaching ability rivals the BEST. Our employees have unanimously requested that she be brought back to teach Advanced DOE.
Bob Waters, Manager, Global Training & Development
The Gillette Company

“Integral Concepts assisted us in understanding the factors affecting a significant product characteristic. As a result, the product will be greatly improved. The consulting, analyses, reports, and communication were professional, prompt, valuable, and clear.”
Hameed Khan, Vice President of Research & Development
Rieter Automotive Systems

“What sets Integral Concepts apart from other companies is a keen understanding of manufacturing processes and an ability to teach and apply methods effectively. Integral Concepts’ guidance has been instrumental in the statistical methods we use to reduce variation and optimize our production.”
Kathie Herriman, Manager of Quality Services
BorgWarner

"Integral Concepts has the best consultants I have worked with in solving complex problems by using Design of Experiments. Their work with my quality and manufacturing engineers resulted in savings in excess of $2,000,000."
Ron McCoy
General Manager, Electrolux

training testimonials

"The seminar was great, as usual. The books are excellent resources when I am back on the job."
D.J. Gray Intier Automotive
April 2008 – Advanced Hypothesis Testing & Regression

"The material was very clearly articulated. Allise is very knowledgeable about the subject as well as very excited about it. She does a good job explaining the topics and putting them into real-world applications. I would highly recommend this seminar."
Professor Nicolette Lopez
University of Texas – Arlington
April 2008 – Statistics, Hypothesis Testing, & Regression

"Real world examples are delightful. Outstanding ability to make the complicated seem easier."
Attendee from Covidien
March 2008 – Advanced Statistical Methods

"Thorough knowledge of subject matter and ability to communicate it – exceptional instructor."
Steve Fleishman
Magna Powertrain DOE – April 2006

"Great communication & public speaking skills, enthusiasm for teaching, and ensures we know the material. Fun and held entire class’ interest for the full class time which is hard to do. Also, personable, establishes rapport with class."
Eric Watterson
Magna Powertrain
DOE – April 2006

"Fantastic, super energetic presentation. You are a very engaging instructor!'
Mike Downey
Diageo
SPC Overview – Dec. 2007

"The most entertaining presenter I have had on a technical subject."
D.J. Gray
Intier Automotive
Adv. DOE – Nov 2007

"Steve is an excellent instructor who is very good on a dry topic. His application ability is great."
Bruce Schubert
BAE Systems
Advanced SPC – Sept 2007

"Steve Wachs was a wonderful instructor."
Gwen Case
Schrader-Bridgeport Int’l Inc.
SPC – Sept 2007

"Thank you very much for a truly wonderful class. You are a highly engaging instructor and clearly passionate proponent of DOE and proper statistical methods."
Jonathan Shuttlewood
Chrysler Corporation
DOE - 2008

"The seminar was great, as usual. The books are excellent resources when I am back on the job."

"The material was very clearly articulated. Allise is very knowledgeable about the subject as well as very excited about it. She does a good job explaining the topics and putting them into real-world applications. I would highly recommend this seminar."

"Real world examples are delightful. Outstanding ability to make the complicated seem easier."

"The instructor was absolutely a joy. She is very passionate and makes learning DOE fun."

"This is the best class I have taken at Chrysler in the last 11 years!"

"Allise was an absolutely excellent instructor. I would like to arrange for her to teach other courses for us in the Chrysler group."

"The instructor was absolutely brilliant! It was an amazing course. I am looking forward to more!"

"The instructor was exceptional! She explained things very clearly, thoroughly, & in a very practical & realistic manner."

"Obvious experience level was great. Appreciate the real world applications and examples."

"The DOE and Advanced DOE classes are exceptional."

"Dr. Wachs is an excellent instructor. I can honestly say that her knowledge is extraordinary."

"Excellent Instructor! Really knows her stuff. Good practical examples. Fun class!"

"Dr. Wachs is outstanding! Her ability to teach with passion is very much appreciated."

"Without question, this class was the most beneficial training I have received for my particular job function. I will be able to utilize the information on the job immediately."

"Dr. Wachs’ ability to demonstrate real world examples made my learning experience more solid at each point of understanding."

"Very technical topic and Steve did a great job."

"Thorough knowledge of subject matter and ability to communicate it – exceptional instructor."

"Great communication & public speaking skills, enthusiasm for teaching, and ensures we know the material. Fun and held entire class’ interest for the full class time which is hard to do. Also, personable, establishes rapport with class."

"Fantastic, super energetic presentation. You are a very engaging instructor!"