Synergy 1000 is used in quality-assurance applications to monitor and react to process variation during production and inspection. The statistical process control software is a tool for ensuring product consistency, waste prevention and traceability. Production data can be collected and used to take corrective action in real time as undesirable process trends occur. Color-coded alarms and e-mail alerts provide immediate feedback as data flows into the system. A collection of analytical, query and reporting tools enable users to examine both current and historical data in many dimensions.