The Performance Review Institute Appoints Mike Hayward as its Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

15th October 2018

The Performance Review Institute (PRI) announces the appointment of Michael J. Hayward as its new Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In his role, Mr. Hayward will lead and manage all aspects of PRI’s strategy, its continued growth, and its operations and programs on a worldwide basis. PRI is a not-for-profit, mission-driven organization that […]

CAAP approves first accreditation to AC7403

2nd October 2018

Mouser Electronics, Inc. achieves global recognition for compliance to industry requirements The Counterfeit Avoidance Accreditation Program (CAAP) has authorized the first accreditation for AC7403, which focuses on authorized distributors of electronic, electrical and electromechanical parts. This Audit Criteria was released in June as part of the ongoing aerospace industry activity to address and disrupt the […]

The eQuaLearn September newsletter is here!

27th September 2018

Could you shape the Aerospace Workforce of the Future?

5th September 2018

On October 25, leading aerospace manufacturers, airlines, training providers and technical experts will gather at this unique conference and networking event. “Our involvement with eQualified has given Abaris the opportunity to enhance the content of our aerospace training courses and build lasting relationships with aerospace industry stakeholders. Our membership is invaluable because it gives us […]

ECIA and PRI announce the Release of AC7403: Audit Criteria for Counterfeit Mitigation by Authorized Distribution

31st August 2018

The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) and the Performance Review Institute (PRI) are pleased to announce the release of audit checklist AC7403.  This checklist provides the framework for audit and certification through PRI to the requirements of the standard for counterfeit mitigation in authorized distribution, AS6496. Committee members who drafted AS6496 were involved in the […]

CAAP releases new authorized distributors checklist, schedules first audit

31st July 2018

The Counterfeit Avoidance Accreditation Program (CAAP) has released a new checklist as part of the ongoing aerospace industry activity to address and disrupt the presence of counterfeit parts. AC7403 – Audit Criteria for Accreditation to AS6496 is focused on authorized distributors of electronic, electrical and electromechanical parts. Based on AS6496, the AC7403 checklist was developed […]

A Letter from the Nadcap SSC Chair – London Nadcap Meeting 2018

12th July 2018

Hello, fellow Nadcap Suppliers! In keeping with the Supplier Support Committee’s (SSC) ongoing communication efforts, this letter will provide a brief summary to all Suppliers about the recent Nadcap meeting held June 18-21, 2018, in London, and a look ahead at what is coming your way in Pittsburgh in October. This is my last summary […]

Critical Manufacturing Process Supply Chain Oversight is Key to Ensuring Patient Safety

19th June 2018

There is no room for error in industries where final product quality could mean the difference between life or death. Leaders in the medical device industry understand this level of criticality all too well and have created the MedAccred program to help ensure the highest quality medical devices. MedAccred, like the Nadcap program for the […]

Free Training at the Pittsburgh, PA Nadcap Meeting!

13th June 2018

eQuaLearn will offer complimentary courses at the Nadcap Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA, USA on 22-25 October 2018. This complimentary training is based on a first come, first served basis. Register online now to secure your seat in Nadcap Audit Preparation, AS9100 Changes in Rev D and many more classes! RCCA Nadcap Style – 22 October […]

Composites – From Mud Straw Huts to Resin Fiber Aircraft

7th June 2018

When I first began tinkering with composites back in the 1960’s, I thought I was on the leading edge of technology. I was brought back to earth by an old timer who explained that composite structures really began when man first mixed straw and mud and found the result made for good shelter. Composites has […]