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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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ISO 9001 certification - Changing the Standards for Higher Education

ISO 9001 Certification Changing the Standards for Higher Education

August 27, 2021

  ISO 9001 certification is changing the standards for Higher Education.  More than 1 million organizations and companies worldwide understand the benefits of being ISO 9001 certified, along with a growing number of educational institutions.  The 2020 ISO.org Survey shows that in the Education Sector 12,309 ISO 9001 certificates have been issued worldwide. Standardization has…

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The ISO 9001:2015 Certification Guide is Here and It’s Free!

April 9, 2021

SimpleQuE’s free Detailed Guide to ISO 9001 Certification is hot off the press (so to speak) and ready for download.  This helpful step-by-step guide by Jim Lee, gives valuable insight into what needs to be done to achieve and maintain ISO 9001:2015 certification.  If your company is looking to implement an ISO 9001 quality management…

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The Top 6 Barriers to ISO 9001 Certification and How to Remove Them

March 23, 2021

This article, by Jim Lee, focuses on the top barriers to ISO 9001 certification and provides some guidance on how to deal with those obstacles. “When we understand the real roadblocks holding us back, we can set our expectations and strategies to remove those roadblocks and move forward.” The Top ISO 9001 Challenges The most…

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The Quality Connection

March 19, 2021

  As an ISO consulting company, simpleQuE specializes in quality and environmental management systems and we are frequently asked what services we provide and how we are different from a certification body. This article explains the objectives, roles and responsibilities of the organization, consulting company and certification body to provide a better understanding of the…

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ISO 9001:2015 & Internal Auditing: What You Need To Know

February 18, 2021

Guide to Performing Effective ISO 9001 Internal Audits Introduction One of the most critical and valuable activities performed within an ISO 9001 quality management system (QMS) is your company’s internal audit program.  A well-planned, conducted and reported internal audit will allow the QMS to continually improve.  An effective internal audit process will also provide evidence…

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