Despite countless training classes and numerous books written on the use of FMEAs, most companies do not perceive them as powerful tools but as something that must be done to meet a quality audit or customer requirement. This article that will explain how you can use FMEAs to create profits and not paper. Learn the basics of what a FMEA is and is not. Plus, the 5 Stages of FMEA expertise: where does your company rate? Originally published in Quality Digest.