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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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AS9100:2016 is Released!

Updated Timelines:  Audits to New Standard Begin Early 2017; All AS Audits to New Standard as of June 1, 2017 As announced in our recently published newsletter, the release date for the AS9100:2016 aerospace standard was announced on September 20, … Continue reading

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Reminder: Current Certifications for ISO 9001:2008 EXPIRE Sept 15, 2018

Tools for Transitioning to ISO 9001:2015 for existing Platinum clients Platinum’s transition methods have been established and even simplified!  We have provided instructions and guidance on the transition process and have communicated them via email, phone calls, during on-site audits … Continue reading

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Deconstructing ISO 9001:2015 Part 1: Understanding ISO 9001:2015 and the Role of Interested Parties (4.2)

Although not new to those familiar with ISO 14001, Interested Parties is new to the ISO 9001:2015 Standard.  Because of the emphasis placed upon Interested Parties, it’s important to understand the concept of ISO’s definition and how to use this … Continue reading

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AS9100:2016 Series Aerospace Quality Management System Transition Timeline

According to The International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) posting in OASIS, they have agreed to align transition to the forthcoming revised AS9100:2016 series standards with the International Accreditation Forum’s (IAF) Resolution 2013-15, which requires transition to the ISO 9001:2015 quality … Continue reading

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Making Murky ISO 9001:2015 Clear

Okay – now that it’s out we are all reviewing the ISO 9001:2015 Standard and preparing our systems for implementation and auditing and the vast amount of flexibility in the Standard is causing some concern.   Not to worry, Platinum has … Continue reading

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