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The Results Are In: Annual Client Survey Reveals Highest Rate of Client Satisfaction Yet

Once a year, Platinum sends out a Client Satisfaction Survey to ensure that the quality of our services are the best that they can be for our clients. We just got the results from our 2016 QMS Client Survey and, … Continue reading

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Deconstructing ISO 9001:2015 Part 3: Section 6.1: Evaluating Risk and Opportunities

Whether at home, on the road or at work, risk and opportunities are part of life.  Some risks have a higher probability of occurring than others, and we evaluate each of these risks either actively (planning ahead) or passively (as … Continue reading

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Current Certifications for ISO 13485:2003 EXPIRE February 28, 2019

The latest revision to ISO 13485 was released last February, replacing the previous 2003 version.  Current ISO 13485:2003 certificates will EXPIRE on February 28, 2019. For the next three years until February 28, 2019, both ISO 13485:2003 and ISO 13485:2016 … Continue reading

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ISO 9001:2015 Transition Time Running Out!

Best Methods for Transitioning to ISO 9001:2015 You’ve been busy, workloads are up and you are using most of your day just keeping up with normal business activities. You know that management expects you to get your ISO system ready … Continue reading

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Platinum Gives Back in 2017 Through the Difference Maker Movement

The Difference Maker Movement that Platinum supports was started by a young boy named Kylan when he was just 9 years old, because, in his words, he wanted to change the world.  He met some very special people who believed … Continue reading

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Tools & Resources for Clients Transitioning to ISO 9001:2015

Please go to “Just for Clients” located at the top of any of our website pages and click on the “Downloads” tab for useful documents and tools such as: Client Transition Plan Application ISO 9001:2015 Transition Expectations Differences between ISO … Continue reading

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ISO 9001:2015 Pre-Assessment Audits

Not sure if you are ready to transition?  You can request a Pre-Assessment Audit through your auditor or by contacting our office.  This is a “practice audit”, where you can get feedback on conformance in advance of your Assessment.  This … Continue reading

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Transition to ISO 9001:2015 – New Client Requirements

In the first year of ISO 9001:2015, we have helped numerous clients through the transition process. We truly appreciate these clients’ responsiveness to our request for an early transition. These clients did a great job of preparing and their transitions … Continue reading

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Deconstructing ISO 9001:2015 Part 2: Section 5: Leadership: Involvement of Top Management

Management Responsibility has always been a part of ISO 9001, as it is intended to be a Top Management-supported and implemented Quality Management System. It’s no surprise, then, that ISO 9001:2015 has management responsibilities.  With that said, there have been … Continue reading

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What do you want (or need) to know?

We welcome suggestions on topics about ISO 9001:2015 from you – questions, concerns or thoughts you may have.  We want to ensure we cover it all to make your certification process as smooth as possible. Click here to submit suggestions … Continue reading

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