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The QSI Blog highlights some of the most pressing issues facing the industry, industry updates, and other press releases.

2017 API Winter Standardization Conference

2017 API Winter Standardization Conference

In this issue of the API Winter Standardization Conference, President Bud Weightman discusses important information regarding API Subcommittees 18 and 20. Important information about future developments from these committees.

2016 API Summer Standardization Conference

2016 API Summer Standardization Conference

In this issue of the API Summer Standardization Conference, President Bud Weightman discusses important information and implications for those pursuing ISO 9001:2015 and API Q1 certification. Imperative certification deadlines and action items are discussed in this issue. 

QSI Training Leads Company to Q1 and ISO Certification

The subject of risk is common between Q1 and Q2; however, the specifications have two different intents.

Q1, 9th Edition – Tougher Than It Looks

June 1, 2014 is the due date for existing API Monogram Program licensees and QMS certified companies to have their QMS updated to Q1, 9th Edition. Few have realized the seriousness and rigor of the new Q1.

Our 1st risk has been identified for Q1 9th Edition

Have you thought about what your first risk assessment might be? How about Q1’s change from Clause 7.3 Design and Development in the 8th Edition to Clause 5.4 in the 9th Edition?

Risk Assessment, Make It Easier Than It Appears

API Spec. Q1 9th Edition addresses the subject of risk in Clause 5.3, Risk Assessment and Management. It is important to understand that risk assessment as addressed in this section only applies to impact upon:

  • Delivery of product
  • Product quality

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