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AirStart – Flying High with ASA-100 and AS9120

December 28, 2018

Jim Lee, simpleQuE President, congratulates Ritchin Sen, AirStart Quality Manager, on ASA-100 accreditation with Aviation Suppliers Association (ASA). Also AS9120 certified, AirStart is the company that has a passion for aviation, airplanes and its clients. Jim consulted with AirStart to prepare them for ASA-100 accreditation and AS9120 certification which is based on the aerospace standard…

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SimpleQuE Employee Spotlight Natalie Sheflyand

SimpleQuE Spotlight – Natalie Sheflyand

December 20, 2018

Meet Natalie Sheflyand, an Auditor, Trainer, and Consultant who has been with simpleQuE for 4 years. She values her family and treating her clients the way she would want to be treated. Having been in the field of engineering since the age of 17, Natalie is a valued member of the simpleQuE team. What Is…

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Distribution of the 66,965 ISO/TS 16949 and IATF 16949 Certified Sites

Distribution of the 66,965 ISO/TS 16949 and IATF 16949 Certified Sites

December 18, 2018

Discover the ISO/TS 16949 and IATF 16949 certified sites around the world and how the number certified has climbed since 2002. Click to enlarge image.

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Preparing Materion Beryllium & Composites for Certification

Materion – Advanced Material Solutions for Aerospace

December 5, 2018

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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Preparing Vista Packaging for ISO 9001 certification

Vista Packaging is the Complete Package for Quality and Service

November 29, 2018

Congratulations to Vista Packaging and Logistics, which received ISO 9001:2015 certification from Smithers Quality Assessments for its headquarters in Columbus, OH. Vista’s management and quality team are committed to maintaining this certification and embracing the ISO standards in its business operations, and has utilized the services of simpleQuE for consulting and internal auditing since 2012.…

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Automotive quality

November 2018 Automotive News

November 29, 2018

November 2018 Automotive News In November, Cherie Reiche of the International Automotive Oversight Bureau (IAOB) announced that the release of the revised Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) manual has been pushed out to the end of 1st or early 2nd quarter 2019.  This AIAG and VDA-QMC collaboration will eventually revise all of the core tools. Also this month, the…

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simpleQuE Consultant Spotlight

SimpleQuE Spotlight – Larry Coleman

November 20, 2018

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. This…

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SimpleQuE congratulates Janesville on IATF 16949 Certification

Janesville Acoustics Successfully Transitions to IATF 16949

November 16, 2018

Janesville Acoustics Quality Team – Warrensburg, MO Janesville Acoustics successfully transitions to IATF 16949.  Janesville, a unit of Jason Incorporated, was founded in 1874 to manufacture cotton rolls and batting for the furniture industry.  The company shifted to the transportation market with the rise of mass-produced automobiles, and today with more than 1,000 employees, is…

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simpleQuE a Top ISO, IATF, AS Consulting Company

Top 10 Benefits of ISO 9001 Certification

November 13, 2018

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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SimpleQuE congratulates the Philpott Rubber Team on ISO 9001:2015 certification

Congratulations to the Philpott Rubber Team!

November 7, 2018

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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