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Quality Management Systems

Compliance in Quality Management System standards is critical; in many industries, it is a requirement for doing business with your customers. Have you transformed your Quality Management System into a competitive advantage?

The New Hampshire MEP provides gap analysis, training and implementation through certification, audits and internal auditor training that allow your company to become registered in any of the QMS standards: ISO 9001:2015, ISO 13485:2016, ISO 14001:2015 and AS9100D:2016.

ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Many organizations are being forced by their major customers to become ISO 9001:2015 certified, either to reduce their customer audits or being required to become ISO certified. NH MEP ISO Collaborative Program allows medium – small size companies to undertake the ISO 9001-2015 certification process with the necessary support from a team of experts but also train and ISO team and develop and ISO compliant management system at an affordable cost.

The collaborative is a unique, workshop-based program that focuses on providing systems, documentation and training in a classroom setting as well as on-site consultation for companies wanting or needing to comply with the ISO 9001:2015 Standard.

Benefits of Becoming ISO 9001:2015 Certified
• Provides a Competitive Advantage over your competition
• Provides bottom line improvement
• Improves business and process performance and managers business risk
• Attracts investment, enhances brand reputation and removes barriers to trade
• Streamlines operations and reduces waste
• Encourages internal communication and raises morale
• Increases customer satisfaction

If you are thinking or planning to implement ISO 9001:2015 and need assistance, please contact us and we will be glad to walk you through this unique program designed for small and medium-sized companies.

ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training

Course Description:

This course teaches the fundamental requirements to conduct Internal Audits in accordance with ISO 9001:2015. Each clause of the standard is explored–learning what it means, how to apply it to the “real world”, and how to audit it. Role-playing audit scenarios help develop a hands-on understanding that will facilitate the implementation of a solid Internal Audit Program.

Who Should Attend:

This course is intended for individuals responsible for conducting, managing, or participating in Quality Management System Internal Audits including quality directors, QA/QC managers or supervisors, manufacturing, process, or supply chain engineers, and/or ISO coordinators.

Learning Objectives:

  • Thoroughly understand the seven (7) Quality Management Principles of ISO 9001:2015, what they require, and how to audit them.
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the Internal Auditor, how to develop audit plans, and how to conduct opening and closing meetings.
  • Learn how to verify that your organization’s current practices conform to requirements by gathering objective evidence through observation, interviewing, and document sampling.
  • Be prepared to conduct all phases of an Internal Audit:
    • Planning
    • Execution
    • Reporting

New Hampshire MEP reserves the right to limit attendance to their public events.

If you would like to attend our next ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training, go to our Workshops page to view and register for the next scheduled date. Questions? Feel free to contact us and we will be glad to walk you through this unique program designed for small and medium-sized companies.

View the ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training Flyer (pdf) 

ISO 13485:2016 Certification

Medical devices are held to the highest quality standards and many organizations who design, manufacture or service these products need to become ISO 13845:2016 certified to demonstrate their regulatory compliance. NH MEP ISO Collaborative Program allows medium – small size companies to undertake the certification process with the necessary support from a team of experts but also train an ISO team and develop a compliant management system at an affordable cost.

The collaborative is a unique, workshop-based program that focuses on providing systems, documentation and training in a classroom setting as well as on-site consultation for companies wanting or needing to comply with the ISO 13485:2016 Standard.

Benefits of Becoming ISO 13485:2016 Certified

• Provides a competitive advantage over your competition
• Provides bottom line improvement
• Improves business and process performance and managers business risk
• Attracts investment, enhances brand reputation and removes barriers to trade
• Streamlines operations and reduces waste
• Encourages internal communication and raises morale
• Increases customer satisfaction

If you are thinking or planning to implement ISO 13485:2016 and need assistance, please contact us and we will be glad to walk you through this unique program designed for small and medium-sized companies.

ISO 13485:2016 Internal Auditor Training

Course Description:

This course teaches the fundamental requirements to conduct Internal Audits in accordance with ISO 13485:2016. Each clause of the standard is explored–learning what it means, how to apply it to the “real world”, and how to audit it. Role-playing audit scenarios help develop a hands-on understanding that will facilitate the implementation of a solid Internal Audit Program.

Who Should Attend:

This course is intended for individuals responsible for conducting, managing, or participating in Quality Management System Internal Audits including quality directors, QA/QC managers or supervisors, manufacturing, process, or supply chain engineers, and/or ISO coordinators.

Learning Objectives:

  • Thoroughly understand the Quality Management Principles of ISO 13485:2016, what they require, and how to audit them.
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the Internal Auditor, how to develop audit plans, and how to conduct opening and closing meetings.
  • Learn how to verify that your organization’s current practices conform to requirements by gathering objective evidence through observation, interviewing, and document sampling.
  • Be prepared to conduct all phases of an Internal Audit:
    • Planning
    • Execution
    • Reporting

New Hampshire MEP reserves the right to limit attendance to their public events.

If you would like to learn more or schedule an ISO 13485:2016 Internal Auditor Training, please contact us and we will be glad to walk you through this unique program designed for small and medium-sized companies.

ISO 14001:2015 Certification

Becoming ISO 14001:2015 certified helps your organization’s environmental management system perform goals for sustainability, achieving importance to the environment, the company and clients desiring a green program.  NH MEP ISO Collaborative Program allows medium – small size companies to undertake the certification process with the necessary support from a team of experts but also train an ISO team and develop a compliant management system at an affordable cost.

The collaborative is a unique, workshop-based program that focuses on providing systems, documentation and training in a classroom setting as well as on-site consultation for companies wanting or needing to comply with the ISO 14001:2015 Standard.

Benefits of Becoming ISO 14001:2015 Certified

• Enhanced environmental performance
• Fulfill compliance requirements
• Accomplish environmental goals
• Provides a competitive advantage over your competition
• Provides bottom line improvement
• Improves business and process performance and managers business risk
• Attracts investment, enhances brand reputation and removes barriers to trade
• Streamlines operations and reduces waste
• Encourages internal communication and raises morale
• Increases customer satisfaction

If you are thinking or planning to implement ISO 14001:2015 and need assistance, please contact us and we will be glad to walk you through this unique program designed for small and medium-sized companies.

ISO 14001:2015 Internal Auditor Training

ISO 14001:2015 Internal Auditor Training

Course Description:

This course teaches the fundamental requirements to conduct Internal Audits in accordance with ISO 14001:2015. Each clause of the standard is explored–learning what it means, how to apply it to the “real world”, and how to audit it. Role-playing audit scenarios help develop a hands-on understanding that will facilitate the implementation of a solid Internal Audit Program.

Who Should Attend:

This course is intended for individuals responsible for conducting, managing, or participating in Quality Management System Internal Audits including quality directors, QA/QC managers or supervisors, manufacturing, process, or supply chain engineers, and/or ISO coordinators.

Learning Objectives:

  • Thoroughly understand the Quality Management Principles of ISO 14001:2015, what they require, and how to audit them.
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the Internal Auditor, how to develop audit plans, and how to conduct opening and closing meetings.
  • Learn how to verify that your organization’s current practices conform to requirements by gathering objective evidence through observation, interviewing, and document sampling.
  • Be prepared to conduct all phases of an Internal Audit:
    • Planning
    • Execution
    • Reporting

New Hampshire MEP reserves the right to limit attendance to their public events.

If you would like to learn more or schedule an ISO 14001:2015 Internal Auditor Training, please contact us and we will be glad to walk you through this unique program designed for small and medium-sized companies.

AS9100D:2016 Certification

Many Aerospace organizations must become AS9100D:2016 certified in order to comply with certain Aviation, Space and Defense quality standards and system requirements. This standard includes ISO9001:2015  along with the additional requirements. NH MEP ISO Collaborative Program allows medium – small size companies to undertake the AS9100D:2016 certification process with the necessary support from a team of experts but also train an ISO team and develop a compliant management system at an affordable cost.

The collaborative is a unique, workshop-based program that focuses on providing systems, documentation and training in a classroom setting as well as on-site consultation for companies wanting or needing to comply with the AS9100D:2016 standard who are already ISO9001:2015 certified.

Benefits of Becoming AS9100D:2016 Certified
• Provides a Competitive Advantage over your competition
• Provides bottom line improvement
• Improves business and process performance and managers business risk
• Attracts investment, enhances brand reputation and removes barriers to trade
• Streamlines operations and reduces waste
• Encourages internal communication and raises morale
• Increases customer satisfaction

If you are thinking or planning to implement AS9100D:2016 and need assistance, please contact us and we will be glad to walk you through this unique program designed for small and medium-sized companies.

AS9100D:2016 Internal Auditor Training

Create a Successful Internal Audit Team in 2 Days

Compliance with International Standards and regulations can be challenging. To ensure a successful AS9100D:2016 Registration, you are going to need a strong Internal Audit Team. An effective internal audit program is a big part of maintaining your management system, customer satisfaction, making company-wide improvements and compliance.

This course is designed to increase your understanding of auditing techniques. As you progress, you will develop practical audit skills, improve your evaluation and communication skills, refine your reporting skills and increase your ability to implement corrective and preventive action programs. It will take you step by step through the stages of an internal audit from audit planning to closure and follow-up.

The New Hampshire MEP has the right limit attendance at their public events

If you would like to learn more or schedule an AS9100D:2016 Internal Auditor Training, please contact us and we will be glad to walk you through this unique program designed for small and medium-sized companies.

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ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training

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About NH MEP

New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership
172 Pembroke Road
Concord, NH  03301

Phone: 603-226-3200

The New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, political affiliation or belief. This nondiscrimination policy encompasses the operation of all educational and training programs and activities. It also encompasses the employment of personnel and contracting for goods and services.

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Press Releases

Students Will Virtually Tour Manufacturers in October During NH Manufacturing Month

An entire month of celebrating manufacturing in New Hampshire!

For the last 7 years New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership with help from the NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs, the Community College System of New Hampshire, the New Hampshire Department of Education and many other partners organized NH Manufacturing Month. NHMEP hopes to encourage students into building their career with local manufacturers, keeping them in state after graduation.

What is it all about?
In previous years, throughout the month of October, high school and middle school students went on field trips to visit local manufacturers. During those trips, manufacturers had the opportunity to show students how cool manufacturing is and inform them of all the in demand careers their field has to offer. This year, our plan is to engage students in virtual visits to manufacturers.

StopTheSpread’s ImpactAssets COVID-19 Response Fund

StopTheSpread is an organization whose mission is to catalyze the private sector response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Since early March, StopTheSpread and NIST MEP have worked together, matching StopTheSpread partners with MEP Centers and clients in order to facilitate increased production of personal protective equipment (PPE), testing and treatment equipment, and ventilators. Recently, StopTheSpread joined forces with ImpactAssets an organization raising capital for their COVID Response Fund.

StopTheSpread has opened their intake form to manufacturers facing financial roadblocks in their COVID-19 pandemic response efforts.

Any manufacturer that wants to produce PPE (e.g., masks, gloves, gowns, etc.) or testing and treatment equipment may apply for an impact investment using the intake form.

Progressive Manufacturing Expands Team with New Marketing and Communications Specialist

West Lebanon, NH – September 2020: Progressive Manufacturing, Inc. is excited to announce that Lori Decato-Metz has joined the team as Marketing Communications Manager. In her role, Lori will develop creative content to expand Progressive Manufacturing’s presence in the New England market and also promote their brand SÓLAS Contemporary Fire, which produces modern and efficient fireplace products.

Prior to joining Progressive Manufacturing, Lori worked as a creative marketing professional for many regional and global brands, including Timberland, Eastern Mountain Sports, ECCO and Bauer Hockey.

Mascoma Community Development Wins $65 Million Tax Credit to Facilitate New England Expansion

Mascoma Community Development, an entity of New England based Mascoma Bank, has received a $65 Million tax credit allocation to facilitate industrial and manufacturing expansion, along with retail and main street redevelopments in rural and minor-urban communities of New England. The award is from the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) authority from the U.S. Treasury’s CDFI Fund. Project developments will be focused on New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, New York, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.

“We will use this award to provide much needed flexible financing for manufacturers needing to update deteriorating facilities and aging equipment,” said Dick Jennings, Managing Director, Mascoma Community Development.

Rewarding Opportunities at USAF Advanced Manufacturing Olympics Virtual Event

Virtual Event: October 20-23, 2020

This October, the US Air Force will launch an inaugural virtual event, the Advanced Manufacturing Olympics (AMO), which is “aimed at translating innovative ideas into enduring solutions” in manufacturing technology across the United States. Distinguished leaders in academia, government and industry will be speaking to discuss the future of advanced manufacturing.

Topics at the Advanced Manufacturing Olympics will include Industry 4.0, 3D printing, augmented and virtual reality, automation and more. There will be open discussion on technical challenges and potential solutions for the Air Force’s sustainment issues.

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