Benefits of the OASIS Database


The Online Aerospace Supplier Information System (OASIS) is a database managed by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) that provides several benefits to organisations in the aerospace and defence industry. Upon successful certification to AS9100 or AS9120, organisations will be entered into the database by Auva.  It is a mandatory requirement of the scheme [...]

Benefits of the OASIS Database2023-03-06T10:23:08+00:00

Benefits of achieving AS9100 certification


AS9100 is a quality management standard specifically designed for the aerospace industry. It is an international standard recognised by major aerospace companies and organisations worldwide, including NASA, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)  and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Obtaining AS9100 certification demonstrates a commitment to quality and safety within the aerospace industry and [...]

Benefits of achieving AS9100 certification2023-02-27T04:38:16+00:00

Material testing in the aerospace sector


Material testing in the aerospace sector is a crucial aspect of ensuring the safety and reliability of aircraft. The aerospace industry is constantly pushing the boundaries of materials technology, using new and advanced materials to create lighter, stronger, and more fuel-efficient aircraft. However, these materials must undergo rigorous testing to ensure that they can [...]

Material testing in the aerospace sector2023-02-01T05:07:34+00:00

Preventing counterfeit products – everyone needs to know the risk!


One of the most significant risks within the aerospace sector is the introduction of counterfeit products into the supply chain and eventually onto aircraft. 82% of all known counterfeit products are electronics; the other 18% is raw material, so although the most significant risk is within electronics, raw material still has a part to play [...]

Preventing counterfeit products – everyone needs to know the risk!2022-12-14T00:45:44+00:00

Remote auditing – is it here to stay?


Like many businesses, Covid-19 has changed the landscape of the ISO certification industry and introduced remote auditing into the auditor toolkit. Remote auditing brought challenges throughout the pandemic but seems to be an auditing approach going forward. There are currently very loose rules around the remote audit process in terms of how many audits you can actually perform remotely, [...]

Remote auditing – is it here to stay?2022-10-24T09:15:52+01:00

Why you should give the green light to environmental management (EMS)


Every company should consider ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems (EMS) certification, regardless of its size or sector, because of the wide-reaching benefits. Having a more sustainable business culture, managing environmental impact, and ensuring environmental regulatory compliance is not only good for the environment, but it can also be very good for business. ISO 14001 [...]

Why you should give the green light to environmental management (EMS)2022-07-14T07:18:41+01:00

Improve your environmental performance with ISO 14001 EMS


1-30 JUNE 2022 OFFER: Free Stage 1 audits to ISO 14001 EMS. More and more businesses are realising their environmental obligation to improve their environmental credentials, implement sustainable business processes and lower their carbon footprint. Environmental credibility when choosing suppliers and awarding contracts, is becoming a very important factor in national and international competitiveness. [...]

Improve your environmental performance with ISO 14001 EMS2022-06-17T11:37:03+01:00

How to survive an ISO Assessment


An ISO assessment can be a difficult time for anyone, regardless of their experience. This article gives you an insight into what to expect on assessment day. Every day we deal with many customers going through an ISO assessment. Some customers pass their assessments with flying colours, while others struggle to make it over [...]

How to survive an ISO Assessment2022-05-30T07:59:57+01:00

Are there really fake ISO certificates?


Yes, and they can be convincing! That is why it’s really important you know how to check whether it is legit or not. International standards and ISO certification are known throughout the world and unfortunately, fraudulent and misleading activity is common – mainly because organisations see the value of it and think because of [...]

Are there really fake ISO certificates?2022-05-18T13:40:36+01:00

ISO certification systems drive efficiencies in your business


On the heels of the pandemic, where many industries were hit with crippling closures, resource issues and the increased costs of trying to keep their workforce safe, they are now faced with huge rises in energy costs, labour costs, materials costs and the uncertainties and devastation of a war within Europe. Energy costs across [...]

ISO certification systems drive efficiencies in your business2022-05-09T08:58:26+01:00
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