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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.

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Qualities of an Internal Auditor

April 5, 2021

  To conduct an effective audit, an internal auditor should have these essential qualities and follow some basic auditing principals. Auditing Principles: Ethical conduct Fair presentation Due professional care Independence Process approach Qualities of an internal auditor: Ethical – fairness, sincerity, and honesty Open-minded – willing to consider alternative ideas Observant – actively observing surroundings Versatile…

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The Top 6 Barriers to ISO 9001 Certification and How to Remove Them

March 23, 2021

This article, by Jim Lee, focuses on the top barriers to ISO 9001 certification and provides some guidance on how to deal with those obstacles. “When we understand the real roadblocks holding us back, we can set our expectations and strategies to remove those roadblocks and move forward.” The Top ISO 9001 Challenges The most…

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Infographic – The Quality Connection

March 19, 2021

To understand the connection between the organization, consulting company and certification body when establishing a quality management system,  read our blog – The Quality Connection.

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The Quality Connection

March 19, 2021

  As an ISO consulting company, simpleQuE specializes in quality and environmental management systems and we are frequently asked what services we provide and how we are different from a certification body. This article explains the objectives, roles and responsibilities of the organization, consulting company and certification body to provide a better understanding of the…

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Congratulations to AFC Tool, Newell Porcelain and Stainless Steel Midwest!

March 4, 2021

Congratulations on successful certification! AFC Tool Company Inc., a subsidiary of FC Industries Inc. (Dayton, OH) – AS9100:2016 certification through Eagle Certification Group Newell Porcelain (Columbiana, OH) – ISO 9001:2015 certification through Perry Johnson Registrars Stainless Steel Midwest (La Grange, KY) – ISO 9001:2015 certification through SAI Global These ISO 9001 and AS9100 certified companies…

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AS9100 & Internal Auditing: What You Need To Know

February 22, 2021

Guide to Performing an Effective and Compliant AS9100 Internal Audit   Introduction When done effectively, one of the most critical and valuable activities performed within an AS9100 quality management system (QMS) is your company’s internal audits.  A well-planned, conducted and reported internal audit will allow the QMS to continually improve.  An effective internal audit process…

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IATF 16949® & Internal Auditing: What You Need To Know

February 20, 2021

Guide to Performing an Effective and Compliant IATF 16949® Internal Audit Introduction One of the most critical and valuable activities performed within an IATF 16949® quality management system (QMS) is your company’s internal audit events.  A well-planned, conducted, and reported internal audit will allow the QMS to continually improve.  An effective internal audit process will also…

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ISO 9001:2015 & Internal Auditing: What You Need To Know

February 18, 2021

Guide to Performing Effective ISO 9001 Internal Audits Introduction One of the most critical and valuable activities performed within an ISO 9001 quality management system (QMS) is your company’s internal audit program.  A well-planned, conducted and reported internal audit will allow the QMS to continually improve.  An effective internal audit process will also provide evidence…

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Steve Miller Retires After 15 Years of Quality Service

December 28, 2020

SimpleQuE consultant, Steve Miller, retires this December after 15 years of excellent service to our clients.  He is an Environmental, Health and Safety professional with more than 20 years’ experience auditing, consulting and training. He has worked with organizations, business process improvement consultants and registrars on environmental management systems, safety and health management systems and…

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A time for peace and goodwill towards all!

December 22, 2020
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