While Panasonic is a storied old company being around for over 100 years, Panasonic Energy Corporation of North America (PENA) located near Reno, Nevada in the GigaFactory One, does not have that history. It is actually quite new and exciting. PENA is a large-scale advanced battery manufacturing division of Panasonic Corporation. The GigaFactory One grew … Read more
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.
So reads the title on the YouTube posting from Lincoln Electric. We were privileged to lead this inaugural kaizen project at Lincoln Electric Cutting Systems in Reno, Nevada. They are a newer division, since 2011, of Lincoln Electric Corporation; full of bright, energetic people who design and build CNC metal cutting machines for sheet and … Read more
21st Annual International Conference on ISO 9000 Doug Anton presents a brief review of the aerospace industry dynamics behind the Rev. C changes to AS9100 and the additional impact of AS9101. This revision means much more than changes to the standard. It showcases the heightened expectations of the prime aerospace companies to cull the supply … Read more
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., … Read more
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
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. … Read more