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What you need to know about ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001 was updated in September 2015 The September 2015 revision of ISO 9001 formatted it to Annex SL which standardizes paragraphs of management systems. The format is quite different from the prior revision. Risk-based thinking and company self-evaluation is emphasized. Registrars are already auditing to ISO 9001:2015. The clock for the 3 year timeframe […]

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How to Tame the Compliance Beast

The trend in today’s global marketplace is a growing demand for registration to the internationally recognized ISO 9001 standard. Companies that are not ISO-certified may want to start thinking about getting certified. Many companies, however, view the ISO 9001 certification process with skepticism, anticipating a costly waste of time they must endure in order to […]

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Valley Plating Works improves operations using ISO 9001

Assisted by AEM Consulting Group, Valley Plating Works successfully obtained ISO 9001 certification. Now in their 82nd year of business with the third generation firmly at the helm, Valley Plating Works continually demonstrates the ability to satisfy customers. Sustained market adaptability, technology innovation, green environmental operation and stable employment for their skilled and dedicated team […]

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Concise and Effective Procedure Writing – The Scripted Flowchart Process™

Documents and documentation techniques are hot topics these days. The ISO 9001 Standard brings this to the forefront with a section entitled “Documentation requirements.” Moreover, Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) and Statistical Process Control (SPC) systems have long stressed that good documentation is a key to sustaining successful processes. This article describes a user-friendly technique for […]

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Quest for Continuous Improvement

For a lot of us, now begins the post-summer quest for continuous improvement. After all isn’t that part of starting a new school year and acquiring new skills and learning?   Any environment where dramatic, progressive change and innovation occurs requires a process for improvement. ISO 9001 type quality management systems have a built-in means […]

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Becoming a Lean Company

As January comes to a close and February begins, many of our well- intentioned New Year’s resolutions have fallen by the wayside. Even if we have had less than stellar success, we needn’t completely give up. This year we can show improvement if we exert even some effort. A common resolution for many of us […]

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Branching out from ISO 9001 and AS9100

This article from the Wire Journal International, expands on a webinar about how one company was able to “branch” out from ISO 9001 / AS9100. The article discusses Twelve Years with ISO 9001/AS9100 Reflections on Benefits, Challenges and the Future, with Michael Weiss, President of Whitmor/Wirenetics. Also taking part in the webinar was Doug Anton of AEM Consulting Group, Inc., […]

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Third Time’s the Charm

This article from the May 2006 issue of Quality Digest, documents the success of AEM Consulting Group, Inc. in helping one manufacturing business get ISO 9001 certified when they had almost given up hope.  To find more, read the full article click the link below which opens a PDF. Quality Digest: Third Time’s the Charm article  

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ISO 9001-2000, Is it an Improvement?

In this June 2003 edition of the Wire Journal International, Doug Anton of AEM Consulting Group, Inc. helps to answer the question, Is ISO 9001:2000 an improvement over the 1994 versions of ISO 9001, ISO 9002 and ISO 9003?  Doug points out the notable reasons this new revision is a worthwhile investment for your company.   […]

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