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The latest news and helpful updates from simpleQuE’s ISO 9001 quality experts for manufacturing and service companies seeking to implement, improve or simplify their Quality Management Systems.

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Making ISO 9001 a Fit for Cybex International

March 17, 2015

When commercial fitness equipment company, Cybex International, decided to move into the physical therapy market, management realized that ISO certification would be a real benefit to the business. What they did not realize was the scope of the task as they struggled to bring two domestic and one international manufacturing site into compliance with ISO…

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ISO Standard Development Cycle

March 10, 2015

The ISO 9001 standard has seen many changes over the past few decades. Every five years, the standards are reviewed for relevance to determine if any updates are needed. There are several steps involved in developing an ISO standard. Today’s infographic highlights the process.

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Preparing for Change and Risk

February 26, 2015

The simpleQuE team is preparing for the ISO changes and recently attended NQA’s overview of the draft changes to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015. The major revisions of both standards are due by September and will incorporate this high level structure divided into 10 sections:

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Three Reasons for ISO 9001 Certification

February 17, 2015
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What Students Need To Know About ISO 9001

February 3, 2015

Many of today’s business leaders recognize the importance of becoming ISO certified. But, do our future leaders realize the impact being ISO certified can have on their business? SimpleQuE’s own Jim Lee visited students enrolled in the MBA program at Capital University to break down the benefits of ISO 9001 to these future leaders.

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So what exactly is “ISO?”

January 27, 2015

Have you ever heard the old business saying “You can’t manage what you can’t measure?” ISO standards are the answer to the problem of measurement. The International Organization for Standardization, based in Geneva, Switzerland, publishes over 19,500 international standards that cover everything from quality management to sustainability to codes used to convey international currency types.

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4 steps to ISO certification

Four Steps to ISO Certification

January 20, 2015

Is obtaining ISO certification a goal for your company? Whether it’s ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 or one of the other ISO standards, the process is not as daunting as it may seem.  In fact, certification revolves around this 4 step ISO certification process. What Is ISO? The ISO series is the worldwide set…

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What is ISO 9001? We can answer that question, and more!

January 14, 2015

Welcome to simpleQuE’s new ISO blog. If you’ve found yourself here, then you’re probably one of the thousands of business people who have decided to invest in your business by becoming ISO certified. Maybe you are at the very beginning of the process, and found this site by searching “what is ISO certification?” or maybe…

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