Posts Tagged ‘Audits’

Top 10 Majors And Minors – IATF 16949:2016

  This simpleQuE infographic shows the top 10 IATF 16949 majors and minors – areas of nonconformance that certification bodies wrote as findings during IATF 16949 transition audits as of February 1, 2018.  Source: International Automotive Oversight Bureau (IAOB)

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The Countdown Begins

By Jim Lee, President of simpleQuE With the deadline for ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, AS9100:2016 and IATF 16949:2016 approaching on September 14, 2018, companies have been slow to transition.  The statistics are sobering, although not unexpected.  The new ISO standards have been in effect for 2 years but only 6-20% have made the leap. (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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Powder Processing & Technology Transitions to ISO 9001:2015

Powder Processing & Technology, LLC  has maintained ISO 9001 certification since 1998 and just transitioned to the latest version – ISO 9001:2015.  PPT’s professionals have assisted the top materials technology companies around the world for over 30 years. The company performs process development and contract manufacturing on a wide range of powders, and has a fully equipped…

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ISO Certification Instills Trust

Obtaining an ISO certification is so important to businesses that many will specify the distinction next to their business name, and some customers and industries mandate it through the supply chain.  A client or potential business partner may ask why having an ISO certification is important.  Simply stated, an ISO certification means the client can…

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What keeps a Quality Manager Up At Night?

Overall, what is at the forefront of a Quality Manager’s mind is the responsibility for performance improvement – improving the quality and the systems and processes that deliver them and all the resources that support these processes.  That’s a very far-reaching responsibility that encompasses a variety of other factors like risk, corporate culture, employee impact,…

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Are You Ready for ISO 14001:2015?

Is your organization prepared for the transition to ISO 14001:2015? simpleQuE can help – our ISO 14001:2015 Gap Analysis Checklist a useful tool to identify compliance with the differences between ISO 14001:2004 and ISO 14001:2015. This completed checklist would be a supplement to existing ISO 14001:2004 internal audits. In addition, a free half hour of…

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Spotlight on SimpleQuE: Jill Bertsch

This month, we shine our spotlight on our sales manager, Jill Bertsch. Jill is well-known for the exceptional relationships she builds with her customers and has been a strong leader in our sales department for over three years.

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