QMS Certification Services celebrate being named award finalists

Hunter Business Awards 2016 finalist

QMS Certification Services has been named as finalists in three categories in the Hunter Business Awards. Excellence in Small Business (-20 employees) Customer Service (-20 employees) Business Leader of the Year Chief Executive Officer, Adam McDean, says that with their Head Office in Newcastle, NSW,  the team are proud to […]

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7 industries in need of ISO 9001 certification: Are you on the list?

Team meeting with coffee

ISO 9001 is designed to be dynamic and adaptable. Developing a comprehensive management system can help improve core business function in any industry and can be adapted to suit unique operational environments. ISO 9001 standards are applied to a wide variety of businesses globally. The common factor in the implementation of […]

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QMS Certification Services support Variety, the Children’s Charity

QMS Certification Services are proud to be launching their inaugural car in the 2016 Variety NSW Bash, with car 324 joining the fray! The Variety NSW Bash is a week-long event, with teams driving pre-1976 cars throughout regional NSW. QMS Director, John McDean, is leading the charge. “Last year I […]

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QMS delivers ISO9001 training around Australia

Team in board meeting taking notes

  The month of April saw QMS deliver training in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Adelaide for the Introduction to ISO9001:2015 and Internal Audit. Course participants at each location were taken through a presentation and working examples on the significant difference and changes in the ISO9001 Quality Standard. Comments received included: […]

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The ISO 9001 Quality Management System makeover

It has been 15 years since the last review of ISO 9001 Quality Management System, with the new version of the standard launched last year having input from hundreds of experts and thousands of committee participants to bring the standard into the 21st century. ISO 9001:2015 is a response to […]

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QMS clients achieve their ISO certification

Blue approved ink stamp

  We were pleased to recently have a media article highlighting the success of some of our QMS Certification Services clients to the ISO standards. The organisations and their certifications included:   Hunter Coatings ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems AS/NZS 4801 Occupational Health and Safety […]

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ISO 9001:2015 & 14001:2015 launch!

Quality level dial adjusted to high

In line with their 5-yearly reviews, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) have just launched ISO 9001:2015 and ISO14001:2015. ISO have stated that the latest version of ISO 9001:2015 follows a new, higher level structure to make it easier to use in conjunction with other management system standards, with increased […]

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QMS clients win at the Hunter Business Awards!

QMS team at Hunter Business Awards

Earlier this month the QMS Certification team went along to the Hunter Business Awards gala night, hosted by the Hunter Business Chamber. As finalists in the category of Customer Service, the QMS team was pleasantly surprised when three of our clients took out awards! PRESIDENT’S AWARD – Quarry Mining EXCELLENCE […]

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What are the real benefits to a business that certifies to ISO?

Benefits of ISO certification written in white pen

For many people they understand the concept of ISO certification – a set of specifications for products, services and systems to ensure quality, safety and efficiency. But the next question is – what is the real benefit to my business? We have six key reasons why ISO certification can benefit […]

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QMS Certification Services finalists for customer service

Hunter Business Chamber Awards finalists

QMS Certification Services have been announced as finalists in the Hunter Business Awards, in the category of Customer Service. The Hunter Business Chamber runs the awards and it is always a competitive field, this year with over 70 finalists, across all awards, announced. Delivering a high level of customer service […]

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QMS Chairman presents in Ho Chin Minh

Chairman Gerry Bonner at certification conference in Vietnam

Recently QMS Certification Services Chairman Gerry Bonner presented at a quality and certification conference in Ho Chin Minh. He spoke to more than 150 delegates on the topic of “Introduction to the upcoming ISO 9001 version 2015”. It was highly successful, with a video clip of his presentation being featured on […]

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Why choose ISO 9001 quality management certification?

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Choosing to gain ISO 9001 quality management certification is all about demonstrating that your organisation does what it says it does. In a global marketplace, this is more important than ever as no longer are you only competing with the business next door, your competitor pool is now much wider. […]

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Variety Bash | Durka Merca (Car323) Diary WrapUp

Wow what an awesome trip the crew and I had, no more problems after Yeoval and we made it all the way home to Newcastle. The fuel tank patch held and the last day was a leisurely drive back to where it all started, on Newcastle foreshore. While I had […]

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Variety Bash 2015 | An update from Durka Merca (Car323) 21 May 2015

Well we started the day with the changing of my rear passenger side tyre and then after a hearty breakfast at the Condobolin Public School we were off, with Captain A at the helm to steer us through . We set off like a thousand startle Gazelles with Captain A finally get […]

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Variety Bash 2015 | An update from Durka Merca (Car323) 20 May 2015

Yesterday was not a good day for me. Unfortunately I am very unwell and require an urgent transplant. After much searching by my team yesterday, a part was located in Brisbane airfreighted overnight. The part arrived this morning and I am about to undergo surgery, with everyone nervously awaiting the […]

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Variety Bash 2015 | An update from Durka Merca (Car323) 19 May 2015

After a wonderful restful evening at the Hilltop Retreat Young I was off to Young North Public School for Breakfast. Variety Bash Donated $4500 to the school along with a whole range of other goods for the kids at Young North to enjoy. We set off with Ants behind the […]

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Variety Bash 2015 | An update from Durka Merca (Car323) 18 May 2015

The Durka Merca and her heroic team, Adam (Captain A), John, Baz and Ants set forth on the epic Variety Bash Adventure. I departed the beautiful Newcastle Foreshore this morning at 9am in company of 78 other Variety Bashers. My crew (ALL Bash Virgins) easily got into the groove on […]

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QMS CEO appointed as Chair of AACB

Adam McDean in suit

QMS CEO, Adam McDean, has been unanimously elected as the new Chairman of the Association of Accredited Certification Bodies (AACB). AACB’s mission is to ensure accredited certification of management systems, products and personnel is understood, accepted and valued by key stakeholder groups, including government, industry associations and, both, public and private […]

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Considering getting your AS/NZS4801 OHS Management Systems certification?

Yellow safety first street sign

The safety statistics for 2015 are already frightening and we believe they are a timely encouragement for businesses thinking about working towards AS/NZS4801 OHS Management Systems certification to take action. According to Safe Work Australia, as of the date of this article, there have been at least 37 Australian workers […]

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ISO understand how vital SMEs are

ISO Certification InFocus magazine cover

We were reading the most recent edition of the International Standards Organization magazine ISOfocus and we thought it was great that they are promoting the importance of small and medium-sized enterprises. The Australian Government Treasury states that small businesses employed around 4.5 million people in 2012-13 (their most recent statistics), […]

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QMS Certification host delegation from China

QMS Certification host delegation from China

Yesterday QMS Certification was proud to host a delegation of businesspeople from the Chinese province of Hubei. The delegation was from the Bureau of Quality and Technical services and QMS was invited to present a full day to the group about auditing, certification, standards development and Australian laws. To learn […]

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QMS Certification clients dominate the 2014 HunterNet awards

QMS Certification clients dominate the 2014 HunterNet awards

The team at QMS Certification Services were thrilled to attend the recent HunterNet Annual Chairman’s Awards and cheer on our clients as they won three of the five awards! HunterNet is a network of Hunter-based manufacturing, engineering and specialist services companies. Awards were presented on the evening to members who […]

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Longstanding QMS Certification client, Quarry Mining, win major award

QMS Certification client, Quarry Mining, win major award

In the current economic client it is not always easy to manage a company into success, but that is exactly what the team at Quarry Mining are doing. They were recently awarded the 2014 Outstanding Supplier Award at the NSW Mining and Industry Awards, a wonderful nod to their achievements. […]

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