Implementation of ISO 9001, AS 9100, ISO 13485, TS 16949, and Nadcap Standards should not scare you to death.
Accreditation/Registration to AS 9000 will place your organization on the leading edge of quality initiatives. It demonstrates your compliance to the internationally recognized ISO 9000 and the additional requirements of AS 9000.
Implementation of internationally standard recognized ISO 9001, AS 9100, ISO 13485, TS 16949, and Nadcap Standards should not scare you to death. Depending on the level of completion towards your company’s Quality Systems Registration, you are most likely anywhere from four to six months from a Quality System registration. Those companies that either take much longer is over complicating the process or have not made the true commitment to obtain Quality System Registration.
I have successfully used a 14-step process to Quality Systems R hundreds of times coast to coast. What make it work so well is this process provides the necessary focus as a productive means to avoid distraction. For those of us who grew up in the manufacturing shop floor, distractions can become the normality, having a simply process to follow helps avoid the distraction.
Typically, when a company already has a well-established Quality System in place, Quality System Registration is two to four months away. In today’s volatile, business manufacturing climate, for a small business to be competitive they must have a Registered Quality System in place. First tier and prime contractors such as the OEMs demand Quality System Registration; if you want to continue to have them as a customer. This is one area of business that grandfather-in carries no weight.
Your customers demand satisfaction, and in their minds; a supplier with Quality System Registration gives them what they want. Customers want to see that Quality System Registration certification on your wall when they walk into evaluating you as a potential supplier. Quality System Registration places your company on the leading edge of quality initiatives. A higher level of quality sends a message that your company has higher quality products and services. To learn more about the 14-Step to Quality System Registration e-mail PietroSavoUSA@aol.com.
by AMERICAN WRITER Pietro Savo Tradition Books Publication © 2011
Manufacturing Research Practitioner ™ by Pietro
Pietro Savo E-Mail Link PietroSavoUSA@aol.com