- R2 update: The draft version of R2v3 has been released!
The final version is expected to be published late in 2019.
- IATF 16949 has been released!
The revised standard was released on October 4, 2016 and can be purchased at www.aiag.org! For more information on the IATF 16949 go to www.aiag.org/quality/iatf16949.
- AS9100D has been released!
The newly revised standard is available for purchase and download at www.sae.org!
- The Food Industry in China Steps Up to Food Safety Challenges with the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)
- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) released the RC14001:2015 Technical Specification in September 2015. While no new requirements have been added to the Responsible Care “box” portions, several changes have been made to correlate with revisions made to ISO 14001:2015. The RC14001:2015 Technical Specification transition timeline requirements are aligned with the ISO 14001:2015 timeline, which began on September 15, 2015. The deadline for transition is September 14, 2018.
- *RNA Worldwide, LLC had their R2 certification withdrawn on December 4, 2015. They have been notified to cease advertising R2 certification but have failed to do so. They are currently certified for ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 only.*
- America Recycles Day is November 15th and this year a special emphasis is being put on electronic recycling