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ANAB Unveils a New Face

Monday, 16 February 2015
ASR Editor
In an effort to become more recognizable, ANAB (ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board) has redesigned their logo to include a splash of red.

ASR Clients will begin to see the new logo when they receive initial certification or are recertified. Registrars will have until the end of 2017 to transition certificates to the new ANAB logo.

ASR Customer Evaluation & Continuous Improvement Form

Thursday, 06 March 2014
ASR Editor

Please download the form below, fill it out and email it back to us.

AS 9100 Audit Report – A New Look

Wednesday, 08 October 2014
ASR Editor
Aerospace clients will see a new look to their next audit report.

Previously, auditors recorded their objective evidence on a separate form then transferred that information to the audit report.

ASR Has Been Selected...

Monday, 05 August 2013
ASR Editor
ASR was invited to participate in a special meeting with the IAOB to review the draft 4th edition TS 16949 rules document and offer suggested revisions.

Audit Expectations - Customer Specific Requirements

Tuesday, 18 June 2013
ASR Editor
In a continuing effort to promote the integrity and credibility of automotive supplier certification, Ford, GM and Chrysler sat down August 12, 2013 with members of the International Automotive Certification Bodies Association (IACBA) to communicate the approach they want to see from Certification Body auditors when auditing Customer Specific Requirements under ISO/TS 16949.

ASR Customer Satisfaction Survey

Saturday, 11 May 2013
ASR Editor
Our continual improvement process includes periodic client surveys.  Our recent survey covered Overall Satisfaction, Auditor Satisfaction, Needs Met, Auditor Knowledge.

Aerospace Update – Post Delivery Support

Tuesday, 13 August 2013
Karl Dorr - ASR Quality Manager
A recent aerospace conference indicated that some organizations were not properly reviewing their customer requirements as it pertains to after delivery Support.

ASR Promotes Online ISO Training from OSt

Thursday, 07 November 2013
ASR Editor
WYOMING, Mich. – November 11, 2013 – American Systems Registrar today announced an agreement with Online Standards Training effective immediately.

AS9100:2009 (Rev. C) Update

Wednesday, 19 December 2012
Tom Droog
AS9100:2009 (Rev. C) is now fully released with the advent of AS 9104/1, the AS9100:2009 (Rev. C) interpretation guideline document for registrars.

Audit Tips

Tuesday, 21 May 2013
ASR Quality Expert

Review these tips to make the audit process easier and more efficient for your staff.

AIAG’s CQI-9 Special Process: Heat Treat System Assessment

Wednesday, 15 April 2009
Rand Winters, ASR Auditor
CQI-9 is now an ISO/TS 16949 customer requirement of Ford, General Motors and DaimlerChrysler. CQI-9 was written by AIAG and is aimed at automotive suppliers who purchase heat-treating and heat treaters servicing the automotive industry.

Addressing the Context of an Organization

Tuesday, 15 September 2015
ASR Editor
Central to maintaining a business is an understanding of the organization, its context as well as the needs and expectations of interested parties. Context could be expressed in an organization's existing vision, mission, policy or objectives.

Determining relevant internal and external issues is followed by the monitoring of those issues to achieve the intended results of the organization's business system. See ISO 9001:2015 or the ISO 14001:2015 for reference.

Take a look at your "Context of the Organization" and find opportunities for improvement.

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