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Prepare your Organization for the TS 16949 Transition

Smithers Quality Assessments  — January 31, 2017

We lay out what automotive manufacturers need to keep in mind as they work toward...

Meet our New Quality Manager

Smithers Quality Assessments  — January 24, 2017

We sat down with Quality Manager Brian Keckler to talk about his new position.

Transition Timeline for AS 9100:2016

Smithers Quality Assessments  — January 17, 2017

Organizations must transition to AS 9100:2016 by September 15, 2018. See how you can prepare!<...

The First 90 Days

Dave Murray  — January 10, 2017

Turnover often takes place within the first 90 days, and employee experience plays a big role....

ISO 9001:2015 Elevates Status of Ohio Tool Manufacturer Zip Tool & Die

Smithers Quality Assessments  — January 04, 2017

When Victor G. De Leon acquired Zip Tool & Die, he made ISO 9001 certification a priority....

Context of the Organization and ITAR Compliance

Kevin Gholston  — November 08, 2016

Context of the Organization (Clause 4) is a new requirement in ISO 9001:2015. As subsequent...

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Employee Appreciation Week?

Dave Murray  — November 03, 2016

Just last week, I was having a quick bite to eat in Boston’s Logan Airport on my way...

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Sauers Tree and Landscape Service, Inc. Strengthens Snow Services with SN 9001 Certification

Smithers Quality Assessments  — November 01, 2016

Sauers Tree and Landscape Service, Inc. started in 1997 as a neighborhood lawn cutting...

Do You Blame Your Customers?

Dave Murray  — October 27, 2016

I landed in Albany, NY to meet with a client. It was probably the last place on earth I...

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Illinois Snow Removal Service Liability Limitation Act Paves the Way for SN 9001

Smithers Quality Assessments  — October 25, 2016

The Illinois Snow Removal Service Liability Limitation Act, signed in May 2015, helps create a...