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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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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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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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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Platinum Certification Audits:  Upgrade to ISO 17021-1

The ANAB has reviewed and approved Platinum’s documentation for our transition application to ISO 17021-1.  This is one of many management system documents that certification bodies have to conform to as we plan, perform and report accredited certification activities.  You … Continue reading

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Purchase your AS9100:2016 Publications

AS9100 certified clients should begin watching for the publication and should purchase it as soon as possible.  Transition time for AS9100 will be shorter than for 9001.  Training programs are expected to be released this fall.  The OASIS database is … Continue reading

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ISO 9001:2015: It’s Released!

The new ISO 9001:2015 Standard has been approved and was published on September 15, 2015. It was made available for purchase on September 23, 2015. Where Can I Get a Copy of the New ISO 9001:2015 Standard? The Standard is … Continue reading

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