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At simpleQuE, we strive to keep our customers and partners informed by providing articles in our weekly blog designed to help answer your questions. Keep up on the latest industry and quality insights by reading our newsletters and following us on social media. We’ve also created useful tools and templates to share.

Making ISO 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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An Interview with simpleQuE President – Jim Lee

March 3, 2015

This month’s simpleQuE spotlight is president Jim Lee. Jim was an owner of ACLASS Corporation that performs laboratory accreditations to ISO/IEC 17025, which was sold to ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) in September 2007. He was also President/COO for EAGLE Registrations, which provides third party certifications to ISO 9001, IATF 16949, AS9100, ISO 14001, etc.…

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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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AS9100 Certification: Soaring to New Horizons

February 9, 2015

The Challenge: When Gogo, the leading global aero-communications service provider set their sights on Boeing as a customer, AS9100 certification became a necessity. Offering in-flight internet, entertainment, text messaging, voice and a variety of other communications-related services to the commercial and business aviation markets, Gogo is home to more than 800 employees located in several…

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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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Four Steps to ISO Certification

January 20, 2015

Is obtaining ISO certification a goal for your company this year? It’s not as daunting as it may seem – in fact, certification is really just a 4 step process. This infographic is an easy-to-understand road map of the process and the steps it takes to meet each milestone.

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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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