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Congratulations on Successful ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 Certification!

January 9, 2020

  Congratulations!  Our team at simpleQuE proudly recognizes these companies for their dedication to quality and successful ISO 9001 and IATF 16949® certification. NuTex Concepts (Lenoir, NC) – ISO 9001:2015 Industry Products Company (Piqua, OH) – IATF 16949:2016 CinChemPro, LLC (Batavia, OH) – ISO 9001:2015 PK USA, Inc (Shelbyville, IN) – IATF 16949:2016   SimpleQuE…

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Interaction of Process Maps – The Process Approach

January 9, 2020

By Jim Lee, President simpleQuE The interaction of process maps Understanding the interaction of process maps is key to the Process Approach.  Companies typically have some type of flow diagram or map showing their interaction of processes. This is the most common method to demonstrate compliance with the process requirements in ISO 9001:2015 clause 4.4…

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What is the Return On Investment of a Quality Management System?

December 16, 2019

What is the Return On Investment of a Quality Management System? Your company could have many motivations behind implementing a quality management system (QMS) such as ISO 9001. However, making the decision to invest in a QMS always comes down to potential for profit, and an organization’s quality performance absolutely affects the bottom line. That’s…

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ISO 9001 Myths and Their Reality

September 24, 2019

7 Myths about ISO 9001 Let’s bust the myths about ISO 9001 – the world’s most used quality management system standard. Existing for almost 30 years,  many people have heard about ISO 9001, but not many fully understand what the standard involves. As a result, there are common myths about ISO 9001 that simpleQuE can…

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Is It Difficult To Get ISO 9001 Certification?

August 19, 2019

Is it difficult to get ISO 9001 certification? That depends on the QMS (quality management system) you currently have in place and how committed your team is to bridge any gaps between your system and the requirements of the standard.  It is possible to simplify ISO implementation by integrating simple solutions that fit into your…

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What is ISO 9001 Certification and Why is it so Important?

June 27, 2019

    What is ISO 9001 Certification and why is it so important? The ISO 9001 standard exists to provide organizations with the opportunity to develop baseline quality management systems, improve processes and meet the needs of customers. Achieving ISO 9001 certification is an important step for manufacturers and service providers, as it emphasizes performance…

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Allied Motion – Celebrating Multiple Quality Certifications

June 18, 2019

Allied Motion Technologies Inc. achieves multiple quality certifications and simpleQuE celebrates a partnership which began in 2005 with consulting and training at their site in Dayton, OH (formerly Globe Motors).  Over the years they outsourced their internal audits to our industry experts.  When it was time to upgrade to the new AS9100, IATF 16949, ISO…

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PACS Switchgear transitions to ISO 9001:2015

May 28, 2019

PACS Switchgear LLC is congratulated by simpleQuE on its transition to ISO 9001:2015. PACS designs and manufactures a complete product line of standard and special medium voltage metalclad and arc resistant switchgear in Mansfield, OH. Many of their products are designed to service specific industries such as steel, railroad, wind, solar and generation.

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Caliburn-Comprehensive Health Services Attains ISO 9001 Certification

May 17, 2019

Caliburn-Comprehensive Health Services (Caliburn-CHS) attains ISO 9001 certification and is leading the way in workforce healthcare with ISO 9001 and a healthy quality management system (QMS).  Recognizing the importance of having an effective and certified quality management system, Caliburn-CHS retained the services of simpleQuE consultants to guide their team through the ISO 9001 implementation process.…

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Why Be ISO 9001 Certified?

April 5, 2019

This simpleQuE infographic demonstrates how ISO certification can bring a host of benefits to your organization.  Other benefits of implementing and maintaining an effective quality management system (QMS) include: Client Requirements – More and more customers are demanding that their vendors be certified. If your business doesn’t meet this criteria you could be losing out on…

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