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ISO 9001:2015 is Under Review with Design Specification to be Developed

June 21, 2022

ISO 9001:2015 is under review  In 2020, when the ISO 9001:2015 standard was supposed to go through its 5-year review for potential updates, it was right in the middle of the Covid pandemic and international turmoil. (All ISO standards go through a systematic review every five years to determine whether it is still valid or needs…

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SimpleQuE Congratulates Miyake Forging NA and Detailed Machining on ISO 9001 Certification!

April 13, 2022

  Another Success Story: ISO 9001 Certification These ISO 9001:2015 certified companies recognize the value of implementing and maintaining a Quality Management System. Congratulations from our team at simpleQuE to your team, we’re pleased with your success and to have provided consulting and auditing services along the way!  Miyake Forging North America Corp (Surgoinsville, TN)…

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Auditing checklist using a process approach

33 Questions for Auditing – Utilizing a Process Approach

February 18, 2022

ISO 9001 Process Approach Auditing These questions for auditing utilize a process approach. Whether facing a surveillance audit from a certification body or preparing for an internal quality audit – knowing what you face and being prepared puts you a step ahead.  Process-based audits are tools companies can use to evaluate the effectiveness of their…

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Cincinnati Gearing Systems IATF 16949® and ISO 9001

Cincinnati Gearing Systems – Gearing Up For ISO 9001 and IATF 16949® Certification

February 14, 2022

Gearing up for ISO 9001 and IATF 16949® Certification – A Case Study BACKGROUND Founded in 1907, Cincinnati Gearing Systems (CGS) is a recognized leader in precision power transmission component manufacturing. CGS’ headquarters is certified through Eagle Registrations to IATF 16949:2016 and ISO 9001:2015. Cincinnati Gearing Systems has a wide range of experience in supporting…

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Congratulations to ESP, MicroWeld, Safe Fire Detection, and Zitec for Their QMS Certifications!

February 11, 2022

Congratulations on successful ISO 9001 and AS9100 QMS certifications! Our simpleQuE team extends congratulations to ESP, Inc., MicroWeld Engineering, Inc., Safe Fire Detection, and Zitec, Inc.!  These companies range in scope from the services and products they provide, and each recognizes the value of implementing and maintaining an effective Quality Managment System (QMS). MicroWeld Engineering…

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Summation Research, Inc is ISO 9001:2015 Certified!

January 19, 2022

Summation Research, Inc. – A case study on the challenges and solutions to achieve ISO 9001:2015 certification Background Located in Central Florida’s Space Coast in Melbourne, FL, Summation Research, Inc. (SRI) is an engineering and manufacturing company providing high performance telemetry and data communication products and systems to defense, government and commercial markets worldwide. Founded in…

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How to Evaluate Supplier Quality and Questions to Ask When Choosing Your Suppliers

November 23, 2021

This article offers advice on evaluating supplier quality, warning signs that should raise red flags, and questions to ask when choosing suppliers. We exist in a globalized environment where supply chains span the entire world, which increases the importance of evaluating our supply chain risks and establishing processes and systems to evaluate and monitor those…

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Top 10 countries with ISO 9001 certifications

Top 10 Countries for ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Certifications Worldwide – ISO Survey 2020

September 30, 2021

These simpleQuE infographics show the top 10 countries for ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications worldwide. The data is based on the 2020 ISO Survey results which estimate the number of valid certificates as of December 31, 2020.  The International Standards Organization compiles the number of valid certificates for the 12 ISO management standards (ISO 9001, ISO…

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Top industries for ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications.

Top Industries for ISO Certification

September 29, 2021

This simpleQuE infographic illustrates the top industries for ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification worldwide. Organizations that achieve ISO certification gain a competitive advantage that also allows them opportunities to earn the business of companies that require it of their vendors. It shows they have documented and implemented effective quality and environmental management systems that…

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Stainless Steel Midwest is ISO 9001:2015 certified!

September 22, 2021

President of Stainless Steel Midwest (SSMW), Steve Jones, and ISO Coordinator, Shani Womack are presented with a congratulatory plaque by simpleQuE Consultant, Don Milinkovich for achieving ISO 9001:2015 certification.  Located in LaGrange, KY, SSMW specializes in stainless steel and special alloy recycling. Since its founding in 2012, Stainless Steel Midwest’s mission has been to provide…

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