Established in 1889, Philpott Rubber Company has grown to be a leading provider of custom molded and extruded rubber parts, quality adhesives and custom polymer parts to the industrial, commercial and government market sectors. Philpott Rubber’s offerings are specifically tailored to satisfy each customer’s unique Operational and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) requirements. Located in Brunswick, Ohio, the team at Philpott Rubber worked with simpleQuE consultant, Jen Briese, to implement a Quality Management System and is currently certified by NQA to ISO 9001. This team prides themselves on a history of exceptional safety, quality and customer service – their quality creed even states, “Until our customers are satisfied, the Philpott team is not satisfied”. Congratulations to all!
These types of industry conferences and training keeps us at the forefront of the latest rules, regulations, trends and best practices to share with our consultants and clients across the aerospace, defense and automotive industries.
For example: At the NQA Global session, it was reported that as of mid-February only 29 percent of aerospace businesses had transitioned to the AS9100:2016 standard, however, as of last week it was up to 41% with a target of 50% by the end of March. Deadline for all to transition is September 14, 2018.
From Exploring Space – Is It Safe? presented by Astronaut Bill McArthur, to NASA conducted Counterfeit Parts Awareness and Inspection Training, quality is the topic interwoven throughout the conference and the critical piece that all in the industry rely on to launch us into space. Check back for more news as we process all of the great information we’ve gathered from the sessions.
It was once said that “Progress is impossible without change…” and that rings true in the world of quality management systems. The ISO 9001:2015 revisions brought about many changes we feel will only improve the certification process. This month we are focusing on the changes to the Aerospace Industry and what we are seeing with the revised ISO AS9100:2016 standards above and beyond ISO. Continue reading “Aerospace Standards – Change is in the Air”→