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ISO 9001:2015

Why Is ISO 9001 Compliance So Important for Manufacturing?

ISO 9001 is a quality management system that provides guidance for businesses. It can help improve quality management practices, reduce costs, and increase customer satisfaction. If you’re looking to improve your business, ISO 9001 certification is a great place to start. Read our latest blog post to learn more about how you can get started.

Man doing maintenance on a machine, using a tablet, planned with preventive maintenance in a manufacturing company

SOP vs Work Instruction: What’s the Difference?

In a world of ever-increasing complexity, having crystal clear processes and procedures is more important than ever before. That’s why many businesses choose to document their workflows using standard operating procedures (SOPs) and work instructions.

While SOPs and work instructions are valuable tools for quality control and standardization, they serve different purposes. Read on to learn the difference between these essential documents – and how your company can use them properly.

cGMP check

What are Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP): A guide to Manufacturing practices

For those in the pharmaceutical or food manufacturing industry, you need to know about cGMP or Current Good Manufacturing Practices. This will help you stay compliant and ensure a smooth and efficient operation. Achieving this can be done by a thorough understanding of the requirements as well as how technology can help the process and keep you compliant.

Alcoa+ and data integrity

Alcoa Principle and Data Integrity

For those that are looking to achieve ALCOA+ Principles and get their manufacturing data integrity in order, it’s all about the right data management system. Understanding the 9 key principles of ALCOA is key to that. Read on to find out more.

operator gathering around work instructions

The Importance of Work Instructions (and How to Write Them)

Writing work instructions is one of the best ways to ensure that your team members have the information they need to complete tasks effectively. But too many companies rely on outdated paper documents that are difficult to update and keep accurate. Check out our latest guide to writing high-quality work instructions to help your floor teams enhance their performance.

Operator reading Digital Work Instruction

The ultimate guide to Digital Work Instructions

Manufacturing companies and floor managers face a challenge in our digital-first world. A world that requires greater customization as a result of growing complexity leads to the necessity to provide operators with dynamic and clear digital work instructions on the shop floor. Through replacing static paperwork with digital work instructions, operators can enjoy more specific guidance on processes which leads to faster lead times and increased quality. Learn more about how digital work instructions are changing the manufacturing industry and how you can start building better DWIs for your team.

An Electronic Batch Records System for pharma

What is Electronic Batch Records?

As industries across the globe begin to digitize their operations, it’s becoming increasingly important for companies to have a digital transformation strategy in place.  Across