Posts Tagged ‘AS9100’

AS9145 – APQP and PPAP for Aerospace

The aerospace standard AS9145 was released in 2016 and titled “Requirements for Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)”.  Aerospace adopted the Automotive Industry Action Group’s (AIAG) APQP concepts and applied a common-sense approach in fitting these to the Aerospace industry.  While there are some differences, the theme, purpose, and concepts…

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Soar Above the Competition with AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120

Soar above the competition with AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120

Serving aerospace and defense manufacturers, suppliers and distributers since 2005, simpleQuE offers customized AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120, or ASA-100 (FAA AC00-56) consulting, internal auditing and training services. Our lead AS9100 series consultants are International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) certified lead auditors with aerospace experience and know what it takes to help clients achieve their goal of…

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Congratulations to Meteor, FireCraft Safety, American Micro, and Pentair

Congratulations from our team at simpleQuE to the companies that have worked so hard to earn their certifications!  It was a long road, but worth all the meetings, training, internal audits, updating of procedures and documents, and conversations about quality and risk.  We’re proud to have played a part in their successful transition/implementation to these…

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A Look at the AS9100D Transition Data

With the transition to AS9100:2016 well under way, what can we interpret about the data from the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG)? Overall, aerospace and defense organizations are transitioning to plan, and exhibiting preparedness with the new requirements. Some organizations still struggle with Process Identification, but Production Controls and Purchasing make up the highest nonconformities.…

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The Advantages of Outsourcing Internal Quality Audits

If your organization is certified to ISO 9001 or a standard that is aligned with it, like AS9100 or IATF 16949, and you perform internal quality audits, then you should know this: For ISO 9001:2015, one of the top four clauses for registrar findings was 9.2 Internal Audit. The IATF standard takes it a step…

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SimpleQuE on the Go and in the Know

This week, while Vice President, Deanne Sparr, is attending AIAG’s 2018 Southern Automotive Quality Summit in Birmingham, AL,  President, Jim Lee, has immersed himself in everything space and defense at ASQ’s Collaboration on Quality in the Space and Defense Industries conference and NASA’s Quality Leadership Forum. These types of industry conferences and training keeps us at…

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Reaching New Heights at NASA’s Quality Leadership Forum

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Sustaining a Quality Foundation in Challenging Times SimpleQuE president, Jim Lee, eagerly anticipates attending the Collaboration on Quality in the Space and Defense Industries conference then taking part in the informational NASA Quality Leadership Forum that follows. He’s set to join others in the industry who are focused on sustaining a quality foundation at the…

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Quality + Certification = Success!

SimpleQuE congratulates the following companies on their successful certification and commitment to quality. SimpleQuE (an ISO 9001:2015 certified company) assists organizations with implementation, improvement or transition of these standards by providing customized consulting, training and internal auditing services and solutions. Contact us for more information.

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Jim Lee presents at ASA’s 2017 Annual Conference

Aviation Suppliers Association (ASA) is a not-for-profit association that represents over 600 worldwide member companies that lead critical logistics programs, purchasing efforts, and distribution of aircraft parts globally. The 2017 ASA Annual Conference takes place July 9-11 in Reston, VA; and is one of the largest for the aviation distributor industry. The event draws aviation…

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The History of AS9100

Once again, the IAQGs AS9100 standard has undergone a new revision. The latest version of this standard adds requirements for product safety, counterfeit parts, formal processes for operational risks, awareness, and ethics and human factors. Read more about the journey this pivotal standard has taken over the years.   Don’t forget, June 15, 2018 is…

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