Posts Tagged ‘ISO’

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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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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IATF 16949:2016 Transition Q & A from IAOB

Cherie Reiche, program manager for International Automotive Oversight Bureau (IAOB) recently presented at Eagle Certification Group’s June Boot Camp to discuss progress of the IATF 16949 transition and the unique intent behind some of the new requirements.   While no FAQs or SIs have yet been published for IATF 16949:2016, Cherie shared some of the common…

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World Accreditation Day 2017

This year, the theme is “delivering confidence in construction and the built environment.” Construction companies and distributors are impacted by advances in manufacturing technologies, construction techniques, and rapid urbanization. Risk mitigation in construction is critical as structural failures, natural disasters, and material quality are all factors to be considered. Accreditation standards allow for companies to…

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SimpleQuE shares an important AS9100:2016 transition timeline reminder from IAQG

“The IAQG Other Party Management Team (OPMT) would like to remind all certificated organizations that there are two key target dates within the “International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) Other Party Management Team (OPMT) Supplemental Rule 003 – Rules for 9100/9110/9120:2016 and 9101:2016 Transition” document that were established in order to ensure that a certified organization…

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Celebrating 70 Years of ISO Standards

Did you know that this year is the 70th anniversary of ISO standards? Over the years, standards have helped us become more productive, safer, and more efficient. Take a look below at some of the milestones in the growth of ISO.

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Risk Management for Aerospace and Defense Industries

In a business environment failure and negative consequences are the last things anyone wants to encounter.  But the reality is that risk is always present and comes from multiple sources, whether from inside the organization or from external elements. Due to the complexity of aviation, space, and defense processes, products, and services, and the severity…

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Look Fors – Part 3: Planning for Risk and Change

Would you like to know what 3rd party auditors are looking for when auditing how your company complies with quality system standards like ISO 9001:2015? What are 3rd party auditors looking for?  This is the third of a three part series by Jim Lee, President of simpleQuE Clause 6 of ISO 9001:2015 – Planning for Risk…

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5 Steps To Manage Your Environmental Impact And Boost Growth

Twenty years ago small businesses focused on one thing: how to make profits. Today, environmental impact is turning out to be just as important as meeting the bottom line. Here’s how to manage it for growth: Incorporate planning – the very first place to start with addressing environmental impact and risks is to include them…

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ISO 9001 Myths and Their Reality

ISO 9001 is the world’s most used management system standard, existing for almost 30 years, it tends to fall into the gap where many people have heard about it, but not many fully understand what the standard involves. As a result, there are common myths about ISO 9001 that simpleQuE can help to clarify. Is it…

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