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Avoid Hazards with Effective Corrective Action and Problem Solving

Avoid hazards with effective corrective action and problem solving

By Kim Roan – simpleQuE Consultant, Auditor and Trainer Which culture describes your organization when dealing with hazards – fire-fighting or problem solving? The process for corrective action and problem solving is a foundational element of any quality management system.  Unfortunately, many organizations still struggle to maintain a disciplined corrective action and problem-solving process.   When…

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What is ISO?

What is ISO

What is ISO? Have you ever heard the saying, “You can’t manage what you can’t measure”? A simple explanation is that ISO is an organization that develops standards to address the issues of measurement. The International Organization for Standardization (also known as ISO), is based in Geneva, Switzerland and has published 22,513 international standards and related documents…

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A New Website and Services for 2019!

  Welcome to 2019 and our new website at www.simpleQuE.com!  Explore the site to meet our team and see all of the services our experts can provide to implement and simplify your company’s ISO, EMS, AS or IATF management system.   In response to your requests, we offer consulting in new standards, and have expanded our training…

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Process Ownership 101

KRAGUJEVAC, SERBIA - CIRCA APRIL 2012: Workers assembles cars at Fiat Cars Serbia factory, circa April 2012 in Kragujevac.

By Kim Roan – simpleQuE Consultant, Auditor and Trainer Identifying process owners and understanding their significance in a quality management system is one of the most critical aspects in maintaining an effective and efficient management system.  Once the processes of your management system are defined the next step is to identify who has the responsibility…

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Vista Packaging is the Complete Package for Quality and Service

Helping Vista Get ISO 9001:2015 Certified

Congratulations to Vista Packaging and Logistics, which received ISO 9001:2015 certification from Smithers Quality Assessments for its headquarters in Columbus, OH. Vista’s management and quality team are committed to maintaining this certification and embracing the ISO standards in its business operations, and has utilized the services of simpleQuE for consulting and internal auditing since 2012.…

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SimpleQuE Spotlight – Larry Coleman

simpleQuE Consultant Spotlight

In the spotlight – learn about Larry Coleman, a dedicated simpleQuE consultant who rolls up his sleeves and works side-by-side with our clients to resolve quality issues. What is your position and what do you do for simpleQuE? Auditor, Trainer, Consultant What is your favorite QMS standard and why? AS9100 is my preferred standard. This…

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Janesville Acoustics Successfully Transitions to IATF 16949

SimpleQuE congratulates Janesville for IATF 16949:2016 Certification

Janesville Acoustics, a unit of Jason Incorporated, was founded in 1874 to manufacture cotton rolls and batting for the furniture industry. Janesville shifted to the transportation market with the rise of mass-produced automobiles, and today with more than 1,000 employees, is one of the world’s largest producers of acoustical fiber insulation to a variety of…

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Congratulations to the Philpott Rubber Team!

SimpleQuE congratulates the Philpott Rubber Team on ISO 9001:2015 certification

Established in 1889, Philpott Rubber Company has grown to be a leading provider of custom molded and extruded rubber parts, quality adhesives and custom polymer parts to the industrial, commercial and government market sectors. Philpott Rubber’s offerings are specifically tailored to satisfy each customer’s unique Operational and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) requirements.  Located in Brunswick, Ohio, the team at Philpott Rubber worked with simpleQuE consultant,…

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Congratulations to the Amatec Micro-Poise Team!

Preparing Amatec Micro-Poise for ISO 9001 Certification

Micro-Poise Measurement Systems (a business unit of Amatec, Inc.) provides a complete line of high performance production and laboratory equipment used by manufactures globally to meet their test, measurement and inspection requirements.  This equipment allows customers in the Tire, Wheel, and Automotive industries to assess and correct the balance, uniformity and geometry of tires, wheels, tire…

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simpleQuE Spotlight – Karen Spencer

SimpleQuE Consultant Spotlight Karen Spencer

Introducing one of our accomplished consultants, Karen Spencer. She has been with simpleQuE for nearly 2 years and continues to be an asset to the company. Read on to discover Karen’s interests, achievements, and goals. What is your position and what do you do for simpleQuE? I am a consultant, auditor and trainer for simpleQuE,…

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