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Helping Philpott Rubber Team with 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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Top Industries for ISO Certification

Top Industries for ISO Certification

October 26, 2018

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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Helping MicoPosie Get ISO 9001:2015 Certified

Congratulations to the Amatec Micro-Poise Team!

October 19, 2018

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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simpleQuE Consultant Spotlight

simpleQuE Spotlight – Karen Spencer

October 17, 2018

Introducing one of our accomplished consultants, Karen Spencer. She has been with simpleQuE for nearly 2 years and continues to be an asset to the company. Read on to discover Karen’s interests, achievements, and goals. What is your position and what do you do for simpleQuE? I am a consultant, auditor and trainer for simpleQuE,…

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Coming Soon Core Tools – an International Collaboration - By Kim Roan - SimpleQuE

Coming Soon: Core Tools – an International Collaboration – By Kim Roan

October 4, 2018

On the heels of the revision of ISO/TS 16949 to IATF 16949, the AIAG (USA) and VDA-QMC (Germany) are collaborating to improve the automotive Core Tools.  These Core Tools are the building blocks of an effective quality management system and include Advanced Product Quality Planning & Control Plan (APQP), Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Failure…

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Helping DANA with IATF 16949:2016 Certification

Congratulations to Dana Incorporated!

October 2, 2018

With sites in 33 countries on six continents, Dana Incorporated is positioned to serve customers worldwide. In 2016, Dana was named to Forbes’ List of America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies.  That kind of trust and quality has earned Dana an impressive list of automotive customers including Ford, FCA, Renault-Nissan, GM and Toyota. That’s why IATF 16949 quality…

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Helping KSM get AS9100D Certified

Congratulations to KSM Metal Fabrications on achieving AS9100D certification!

September 27, 2018

KSM Metal Fabrication of Troy Ohio worked diligently with simpleQuE consultant, Karen Spencer, to prepare for its AS9100D audits with Smithers Quality Assessments.   Karen and the entire KSM team got together recently to celebrate their success.

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AS91XX: 2016 Certification Body Auditor Non-Conformances

September 21, 2018

SimpleQuE President, Jim Lee, recently attended the joint meetings of the SAE G-14 including Americas Aerospace Quality Standards Committee (AAQSC) and Americas Aerospace Quality Group (AAQG) in New Orleans.  The summit provides access to the committees that create the aerospace standards and guidelines with the high level players in the industry including Space and Defense. Of…

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Congratulations to MPC, Inc and Knight Ergonomics!

September 11, 2018

Recognizing quality and the teams of two simpleQuE clients who share news of their successful certification. MPC, Inc. (Walworth, WI + 7 sites) – IATF 16949:2016 Certified From left:  Sommer Gramly – Quality Engineer, Alexis VanVleet – Quality Systems Coordinator, April Keller – APQP Engineer, Jay Graveen – Corporate Quality Manager, Steve Leathers – Plant…

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SimpleQuE Associate Spotlight – Megan Genet

September 4, 2018

We are thrilled to highlight one of our newest team members, Megan Genet, a Project Manager here at simpleQuE. Read on to get to know more about Megan’s background, interests, and favorite things about working at simpleQuE. What is your position and what do you do for simpleQuE? My career at SimpleQuE is Project Manager.…

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