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Nadcap Global Supplier Survey Released

26th October 2015

In an effort to drive continual improvement, the Supplier Support Committee launched the 2015 Nadcap Supplier Survey at the October Nadcap meeting in Pittsburgh. First launched in 2003, and released every 2 years since then, the purpose of this initiative is to gather feedback from Suppliers on their experiences of the Nadcap program. A portion […]

Nadcap Meeting Update

21st October 2015

At the Nadcap meeting this week, the following recognition awards were presented: Alberto Portal Macias, Airbus Defence & Space: Appreciation Award for his service as NMC representative Earl Pruett, Lockheed Martin:  Appreciation Award for his service as AQS Task Group representative Richard Rumas, Honeywell: Chairperson Plaque for his term as chair of the Electronics Task […]

Free MedAccred PCBA and Cable & Wire Harness Audit Preparation Webinar

20th October 2015

To support suppliers, contract manufacturers and OEMs from the medical device industry who are considering seeking MedAccred PCBA and Cable & Wire Harness accreditation, eQuaLearn has created a new 2 hour webinar: MedAccred Audit Criteria Review-Electronic PCBA/Cable and Wire Harness. The session has been designed to provide a comprehensive overview for companies that need to […]

MedAccred well received at the 2015 MPO Summit

19th October 2015

At the 2015 MPO Summit in Park City, Utah Joseph Pinto, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer – Performance Review Institute gave a presentation on the MedAccred program. He was joined via teleconference by Ken Stopar, Director of Supplier Quality at Baxter International, who provided an OEM perspective on the benefits of MedAccred. The […]

MedAccred Quality Systems Audit Criteria Released

15th October 2015

On October 7 2015, the MedAccred Quality Systems (MQS) Audit Criteria AC8004 was released. The MQS audit criteria draws from ISO9001, AS9100, and ISO13485 and contains the essential elements of a quality system that a supplier should have in place (such as Management Review) in order to participate in a MedAccred critical process audit. The […]

Aeronautical Parts Technology Seminar Successfully Held in Hong Kong

13th October 2015

Jointly organized by Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) and Hong Kong Surface Finishing Society, “Upgrading Hong Kong Surface Finishing Industries:Aeronautical Parts Technology Seminar” was successfully held in Hong Kong on 18th Sep 2015. 51 participants, including directors, technical managers, and engineers from 40 aerospace related companies attended this Seminar. The seminar was organized to help […]

Fall MedAccred Management Council Meeting Update

12th October 2015

On October 1, 2015, the MedAccred Management Council (MMC) meeting was hosted by Philips HealthTech at their facility in Andover, MA.  Mr Venky Gopalaswamy, Vice President – Quality Systems and Supplier Quality at Philips HealthTech welcomed participants and strongly expressed his ongoing support for the program and its continued development. Representatives from thirteen different organisations […]

eQuaLearn September 2015 Newsletter

1st October 2015