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National Simplicity Day and the SimpleQuE Way

July 12, 2023

National Simplicity Day is celebrated on July 12 to honor the birthday of Henry David Thoreau. He was an author and philosopher who believed that simplifying our lives could reduce stress, increase productivity and lead to more fulfilling lives. Simplicity is the art of making things easier.  And that is what we strive to do…

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SimpleQuE spotlight on Paul Gambino - internal auditor and consultant

SimpleQuE Shines the Spotlight on Consultant and Auditor, Paul Gambino

July 5, 2023

The spotlight is focused on Paul Gambino, a simpleQuE consultant and auditor with more than 20 years’ experience implementing, maintaining and improving quality management systems and business processes. He has shared his IATF 16949®  expertise through various articles for simpleQuE to help those in the automotive supplier industry understand this complex standard and its requirements. In…

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Fun Trivia to Celebrate July 4th and America’s Independence

June 28, 2023

As Americans get ready to celebrate July 4th, we thought it would be fun to share some interesting Independence Day trivia. How many years of independence are we celebrating in 2023? This 4th of July we are celebrating 247 years of freedom! Of course, all the celebrations culminate with a fireworks display – so how…

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Chart showing % of women in engineering disciplines in 2022 vs. 2013

SimpleQuE Celebrates International Women in Engineering Day

June 23, 2023

Women have played an important role in all fields of engineering On International Women in Engineering Day, we recognize the important role women engineers have had in shaping the world. The chart, based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, shows the various engineering disciplines which women have chosen as a career path. …

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SimpleQuE Premieres New IATF 16949® Videos For Automotive Suppliers

June 8, 2023

Preview the new video series – IATF 16949® Audits – The Good, Bad & Ugly You are invited to the premiere of a new series of IATF 16949® videos created to help automotive suppliers that struggle with audit nonconformities.  Starring in the video series – IATF 16949® Audits – The Good, Bad & Ugly, is…

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Conferences, Customers and Connections

June 6, 2023

The pinnacle of simpleQuE’s core values is our focus on satisfying our customers.  And really, it goes beyond that, to include taking the time to know them and develop relationships that help us to understand their role within their company. When simpleQuE’s staff and consultants attend conferences, it’s not just about professional development and networking.…

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SimpleQuE attends ASA AFRA 2023 Conference and Aviation Suppliers Association’s 30th Anniversary

June 5, 2023

In 2023, the Aviation Suppliers Association (ASA) celebrates 30 years of serving its members, leading the way in promoting and advocating for the aviation distribution community. Their 776 global members consist of distributors, suppliers, surplus sales organizations, repair stations, manufacturers, airlines, and other companies that provide services to the aviation parts supply industry. ASA also…

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Jen Briese, simpleQuE consultant, presents a plaque to the quality team at Filtech Inc for achieving and maintaining ISO 9001 certification.

SimpleQue Congratulates Filtech Testing Division on ISO 9001 Certification

June 2, 2023

Congratulations to Filtech Testing Division on ISO 9001:2015 Certification! Jen Briese, simpleQuE consultant, presents a plaque to the quality team at Filtech Inc. for achieving and maintaining ISO 9001 certification. Based in Western Pennsylvania, Filtech has been servicing, testing, and providing certifications for hoods, cleanrooms, and containment systems for more than 50 years. Founded by…

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Jim Lee, CEO of simpleQuE, congratulates John Russell, Owner, President and CEO of Engineering Support Personnel, Inc. (ESP), on their AS9100D certification.

SimpleQuE Congratulates ESP, Inc. on AS9100D Certification

May 30, 2023

  Congratulations to Engineering Support Personnel (ESP) on AS9100D Certification! Jim Lee, CEO of simpleQuE, congratulates John Russell, Owner, President and CEO of Engineering Support Personnel, Inc. (ESP), on their AS9100D certification.  In 2021, simpleQuE began providing consulting services to ESP for ISO 9001 implementation. In 2022 they achieved that certification and began working toward…

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Aerospace Supplier Certifications – AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120

May 24, 2023

Aerospace Supplier Certifications – AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120 – 5/9/2023 This simpleQuE infographic shows the number of AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120 aerospace supplier certifications worldwide by region. As of May 9, 2023, there was a total of 24,781 certified sites with the most occurring in the Americas and Europe. (Source: IAQG OASIS Certified Supplier Directory)…

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