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Free Tools

FMEA & Cost of Quality (COQ) Analysis Tool™

How effective are your current prevention and appraisal activities in terms of what they really cost your organization?

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IATF 16949 CSR Audit Matrices

Audit matrices placing CSRs from Ford, GM, and FCA next to the applicable clause number for quick reference.

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AS9100D QMS Gap Analysis Tool

Identify gaps between your current QMS and AS9100D. Gauge the level of complexity in making adjustments.

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ISO 45001 Gap Analysis Tool

Identify gaps between your current health and safety management system and the ISO 45001 standard.

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ISO 9001 Gap Analysis Tool

Identify gaps between your current QMS and ISO 9001. Gauge the level of complexity in making adjustments.

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ISO 14001 EMS Readiness Checklist

This checklist will help you assess your readiness for new implementation or improvement of an ISO 14001:2015 EMS.

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ISO 19011 Guidelines & Auditor Toolkit

Learn the key changes to ISO 19011 from the perspective of the automotive industry, and receive a bonus auditor toolkit.

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APQP & PPAP Key Terms for Aerospace

Familiarize your team with the APQP & PPAP terminology and concepts aerospace suppliers can expect to see in AS9145.

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AIAG & VDA FMEA 2019 Whitepaper

Learn about the improvements made in the AIAG & VDA FMEA Handbook and the benefit and impact to your organization. 

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Turtle Diagram: Process Template

Download and use this template for defining processes, or conducting a management system or process audit.

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Blog Posts

3 Things to improve your FMEA development process

How to cut down on your FMEA development time

How to audit risk using the AIAG & VDA FMEA

Linking your FMEA to your control plan for higher performance

What is AS9145?

How AS9145 impacts quoting and new business

On-Demand Webinars

OCAP and PBS/RP Webinar – Changes in AS9104-1 

Maintaining a high-performing AQMS should come with benefits and reward.

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6 Golden Rules to Strengthening Your APQP 

Learn the 6 Golden Rules of APQP development, and make better use of your resources during APQP development.

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Plexus International Q&A Series | Let’s Talk FMEA

An on-demand FMEA Q&A with Plexus International’s Jeremy Hazel and learn best practices and tips to get your organization into a sustainable quality improvement program.

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Transitioning to the AIAG & VDA FMEA Handbook

The most noticeable change in the AIAG & VDA FMEA Handbook is a new 7-Step approach for FMEA development, which provides a framework for documenting technical risks in a precise, relevant manner.

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AIAG & VDA FMEA Handbook and SAE J1739 FMEA Analysis 

Explore the requirements with technical experts and learn what you need to watch out for, the inherent risks, and potential mistakes that are waiting for you.

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Aerospace Improvement Maturity Model (AIMM) | Europe

Using AIMM, an organization can evaluate its current level of maturity and set clear targets for improvement.

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Aerospace Improvement Maturity Model (AIMM) | America

Using AIMM, an organization can evaluate its current level of maturity and set clear targets for improvement.

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7 Golden Rules to Enhancing your FMEA Development Process 

Explore the FMEA lifecycle, what your organization may need improvement on how you need to develop your FMEA further. Set yourself up for success and learn the evolution of your FMEA. 

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Risk-Based Audit Days: Understanding and Strategizing 

New development in the IATF Rules 5th scheme; the adoption of Risk-Based Audit Days added to the audit IF you do not meet customer performance targets.

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Operating Cost Reduction: Be Your Own Consultant

Watch Plexus instructor Jeremy Hazel, joined by CEO of AIAG J. Scot Sharland, discuss how to lower operating costs.

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Free Downloads

The 4 Stages of Reverse FMEA 

Download the 4 stages of Reverse FMEA and learn the focus areas behind the Reverse FMEA.

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APQP Rules and Insights

Download the Rules and Best Practices to APQP and learn industry insights to take back to your organization.

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