As quality improvement continues to expand in Korea, so does our commitment to the people and organizations implementing it
State College, Pa. (Vocus) September 11, 2007
Minitab Inc. today announced the release of a fully translated, Korean version of Minitab® 15 Statistical Software, its flagship product and the leading package used to implement Six Sigma and other data-driven quality improvement programs worldwide.
Minitab 15 Korean includes all the statistical methods and ease of use features in Minitab 15 English. It delivers nearly 50 enhancements to Minitab 14 Korean, including:
-- The ability to assign formulas to columns in the worksheet
-- Expanded Gage R&R capabilities
-- Power (OC) curves for power and sample size
-- Probability Distribution Plot
-- New Reliability methods for forecasting future warranty claims
-- Full compatibility with Microsoft Windows Vista and the ability to import Excel 2007 files.
-- More than 40 new calculator functions
Minitab developed Minitab 15 Korean as part of its ongoing efforts to help its Korean customers more easily achieve their quality improvement goals.
“As quality improvement continues to expand in Korea, so does our commitment to the people and organizations implementing it,” says J.-P. Mulley, Minitab’s product planning manager. “Minitab 15 makes it simple to analyze quality improvement data, and our new Korean-language release gives Korean professionals and companies even easier access to that power.”
Minitab customers in Korea also receive tremendous support from ERETEC Inc., the company’s Independent Local Representative in Korea. In addition to providing direct sales and assistance, ERETEC publishes its own Minitab technical manuals, offers Minitab training at its on-site training facility, distributes a Korean language customer newsletter, and provides local customers with free technical support.
To celebrate the new release, ERETEC will host the Minitab 15 Korean Launch Conference at the COEX Exhibition and Convention Center in Seoul on October 23, 2007. The program features sessions and case studies for quality improvement professionals, including presentations on what’s new in Minitab 15 Korean and remarks by Barbara Ryan, CEO of Minitab Inc.
Minitab 15 Korean is available through any Minitab office and ERETEC. Information on both the launch conference and the software — including a free, fully functional trial version — is available in Korean at ERETEC's Web site: http://www.minitab.co.kr
More information about Minitab 15 is available in English at http://www.minitab.com/products/minitab.
Minitab Inc. is the leading provider of software and services for quality improvement worldwide. Minitab Statistical Software is the preferred data analysis package for businesses of all sizes and has been used to implement virtually every major Six Sigma deployment. Thousands of distinguished companies count on Minitab, including Samsung, Toshiba, General Electric, 3M, Hyundai Motor Company, LG, POSCO, and the leading Six Sigma Consultants.
Minitab Inc., headquartered in State College, Pa., operates offices in the United Kingdom, France and Australia, and has additional representatives throughout the world. To learn more, visit http://www.minitab.com.
A Korean version of this press release is available at our Web site: http://www.minitab.com/company/pressroom/pressreleases/ko15prko.aspx
FOR MORE INFORMATION or materials, including screen shots, product packaging images and logos, and other graphics, contact Eston Martz in Minitab’s Marketing Department: PublicRelations @ minitab.com
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