Congratulations from simpleQuE

Congratulations on successful certification! AFC Tool Company Inc., a subsidiary of FC Industries Inc. (Dayton, OH) – AS9100:2016 certification through Eagle Certification Group Newell Porcelain (Columbiana, OH) – ISO 9001:2015 certification through Perry Johnson Registrars Stainless Steel Midwest (La Grange, KY) – ISO 9001:2015 certification through SAI Global These ISO 9001 and AS9100 certified companies…

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SimpleQuE consultant, Steve Miller, retires this December after 15 years of excellent service to our clients.  He is an Environmental, Health and Safety professional with more than 20 years’ experience auditing, consulting and training. He has worked with organizations, business process improvement consultants and registrars on environmental management systems, safety and health management systems and…

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Congratulations from simpleQuE

Congratulations to two simpleQuE aerospace clients – Pencoyd Iron Works on successful AS9003 compliance, and Rolls-Royce & Partners Finance (Parts Trading) on achieving AS9120 certification and ASA-100 accreditation! Our team is very proud of your commitment to quality products and services. Located in Folcroft, PA, Pencoyd Iron Works is a fabrication and erection company of…

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In Part 2 of our series on common nonconformances, we take a closer look at those findings that are specific to ISO 14001 and Environmental Management Systems (EMS). The ISO 14001:2015 standard provides a framework to manage the immediate and long-tern environmental impacts of an organizations’ products, services and processes.  Certification Body, SAI Global recently…

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Chart of top nonconformances

This chart is a comparison of the areas where Major and Minor nonconformances have been written over the last few years during Certification Body audits across 5 of the main standards – ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, AS9100, and IATF 16949®.  Nonconformities can occur when: A system does not conform with the intended requirement…

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AS9104/1 is going through a major revision.  This standard covers the entire certification process and the requirements for: Accreditation Bodies, Certification Bodies (CBs) and their auditors, Audits and reports, OASIS database, and more. The International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) developed a global scheme for the acceptance and recognition of audits performed by CBs, using the…

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Aerospace certifications as of 10-12-20

This table shows the number of aerospace supplier certifications for the quality management standards AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120 in the U.S. and worldwide as of October 12, 2020.  With all three standards combined, there are 22,746 certifications worldwide and 9,627 of those in the United States which is 42% of the total. Did you know…

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A new era of space commerce is lifting off and bringing new opportunities for aerospace manufacturing. Frank DiBello, President of Space Florida presented some statistics and an interesting perspective on the aerospace and defense industry to members of the National Space Club Florida Committee.  He mentioned that even though civil aviation suffered devastating consequences from…

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