3 Benefits of ISO 9001 Certification

Each standard supports its own benefits unique to its industry, however ‘many common benefits across the certifications include: 1. Foundation: You will establish a solid foundation for continuous improvement, this will allow you to widened your market potential, ensure compliance to procurement tenders, and improved efficiency. 2. Quality: Ensuring that your company and it’s processes, […]

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3 ways a Quality Management System Can Improve Your Company

Improved efficiency Implementing a quality management system will streamline your current business practices. Any redundant or wasteful practices are targeted and eliminated. Happy Employees By operating under the universal standardized methods of a quality management system, your employees will have more confidence in their work. Clearly defined job roles and expectations will lead to increased […]

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3 Tips for Performing Effecting Gap Analysis

1. Honest Current Standards: One of the most important aspects of gap analysis is evaluating your team’s current practice standards honestly. Without an honest analysis of exactly how your team currently functions, there is little way to ensure your gap analysis truly corrects any unhelpful behavior. 2. Future: How do you want your team to […]

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2014 Improvements

As personal resolutions are popular at the beginning of the year. It’s also important to consider specific operational improvements that need attention and excitement for what is possible to make improvements in any operational areas such as sales, design, production and/or purchasing. Sometimes it is just as easy as making a decision to make improvements […]

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ISO Internal Audit

ISO internal audits determine the effectiveness of the management system. If an internal audit team only audits one management system the whole year, then it is possible for some of the simplest errors to go unchecked.

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ISO Procedures

The six ISO procedures required for ISO 9001 are: Control of Documents, Control of Records, Internal Audits, Control of Nonconforming Product / Service, Corrective Action, Preventive Action. ISO procedure development often takes the most amount of time when implementing an ISO standard.

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Corporate Mission: How-to

As Managers/Leaders it is important to ensure that these goals are in alignment with the Company and Department’s mission. It is our job to equip employees with the necessary tools to ensure success. By providing consistency through regular internal audits you motivate employees and improve your company’s value.

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AS 9100 Certified

When going through the process to become AS 9100 certified, it is important to make sure one has a solid foundation. Documents and documentation review can make or break any company that is implementing AS 9100 on their own.  Start with identifying the key procedures that you need to develop for AS 9100. SAE AS9100 […]

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ISO Quality Audit

An ISO quality audit is part of the process to become certified to ISO 9001 or AS 9100. Internal Audits are also preformed when certifying to other ISO standards such as ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and ISO 13485. Internal audits for ISO 9001 and AS 9100 are a way of organizing and verifying you and […]

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ISO Overview ISO 9001 and ISO 14001

The International Organization for Standardization, or ISO, is a group of over 160 countries that write standardized best practices for all types of subject matter.  ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 are the standards used for quality management and the environmental management.  These standards include policies, procedures, work instructions and records. Together they make a management […]

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