ISO Certification

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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Process Ownership 101

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

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 for the performance of those processes.  This step replaces…

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Materion – Advanced Material Solutions for Aerospace

Helping Materion Beryllium & Composites with Certification

Congratulations to Materion and their corporate headquarters in Mayfield Heights, OH for achieving AS9100D (Aerospace) certification along with 6 US sites located in OH, IL, MI and PA. Founded in 1931, the company serves customers in more than 50 countries with locations throughout North America, Europe and Asia, and employs approximately 2,500 people worldwide. The…

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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.…

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Janesville Acoustics Successfully Transitions to IATF 16949

Helping Janesville Get IATF 16949:2016 Certified

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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Top 10 Benefits of ISO 9001 Certification

simpleQuE a Top ISO, IATF, AS Certified Consulting Company

Many reasons support why an organization should pursue ISO 9001 certification. Often, it’s because a client requests it, or a contract requires it, or the Management Team sets it as a strategic priority.   Whatever the reason for achieving ISO certification, here are the Top 10 Benefits you will experience when implementing this standard as…

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Congratulations to the Philpott Rubber Team!

Helping Philpott Rubber Team with 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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Top Industries for ISO Certification

Top Industries for ISO Certification

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 have been verified by a third party. Certification is an important step for manufacturers and service…

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Congratulations to the Amatec Micro-Poise Team!

Helping MicoPosie Get ISO 9001:2015 Certified

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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