Industrial Standards & Regulatory Compliance

Freer has experience with a variety of industrial standards and regulations concerning safety, the environment, and more. We can help you to achieve certification and ensure compliance.

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    What Is ISO 9001?

    ISO 9001 is a family of standards for quality management systems,  originally designed for manufacturers, that provides a systematic approach to maintaining and improving quality across all business processes. ISO 9001 now applies to a wider range of organizations, and customers increasingly seek to partner with businesses certified in ISO 9001.

    We continue our client relationships post-certification to maintain core elements of the system, continually verifying that the system works as needed, implementing corrective actions to eliminate any problems, and making the necessary improvements to ensure continued compliance with the ISO standard.

    Case Study

    We have partnered with Foss for over fifteen years developing, maintaining, and continually improving their ISO 9001 business management system. This management system includes all of Foss’s business processes, thereby improving quality, efficiency, and accountability throughout the company.

    Developing these systems makes it easier for organizations to become ISO compliant by creating more robust quality management systems and helping organizations be more efficient, saving time and money.

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    What We Provide

    Complete Certification Support

    We can help you build a quality management system from the ground up or update your current one. We ensure your business achieves complete certification in the ISO 9001 standard.

    Ongoing Consultation & Support

    We establish long-term relationships with clients. We work with you to develop solutions, both flexible and proven to succeed, that meet your business requirements and improve efficiency and accountability.

    Customized Software

    We specialize in leveraging advanced industry knowledge and custom software to meet your business needs and goals.

    Complete & Customized Support

    Management Solutions

    Management Solutions

    We deliver customized management solutions to address the needs of any industry. We leverage market expertise and technological innovation to answer the needs of our clients in a complex international environment.

    Documents and Accountability

    Documents and Accountability

    We provide clients with a variety of documents and communications tools to share their objectives, implementation strategies, and final results. We work with businesses to develop project goals, performance metrics, accountability, and more.

    Education and Training

    Education and Training

    We produce a variety of education and training materials in a variety of formats, including print curricula, tip sheets, and instructional manuals.

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    About Freer Consulting Company

    We have over 20 years of experience in a wide range of business consulting fields. Our well-rounded, experienced team has a proven record of meeting business needs and achieving results on-time and within budget. We work with businesses across the United States and internationally, providing both on-site and remote consultation. In our industry, Freer pioneered the Global Virtual Playbook, which allows us to provide expert remote consultation to our clients across the globe.

    We establish long-term, productive relationships with our clients. We can grow with your company and provide services as you need them. Our experience means we get it right for your company the first time. Our standards ensure your company realizes the benefits of getting it right, again and again.

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    AISC Updates Steel Fabrication Standard

    Brian Schefke Industrial Standards Certification‚ ISO Standards Compliance

    The American Institute for Steel Construction (AISC) has updated its steel fabrication standard, now titled Standard for Certification Programs 207-20, which supersedes the prior Certification Standard for Steel Fabrication and Erection, and Manufacturing of Metal Components 207-16. The new standard takes effect on June 1, 2021 and is available for download. A brief summary of […]

    New Edition of AWS D1.1/D1.1M Standard Released

    Brian Schefke Industrial Standards Certification‚ ISO Standards Compliance

    The American Welding Society (AWS) has released the 2020 revision of the D1.1/D1.1M Structural Welding Code for steel. You can find a summary of the changes on the American National Standards Institute website here and a YouTube video from the AWS describing the changes in more detail here. If you would like help becoming certified […]

    Changes to AWO Responsible Carrier Program

    Brian Schefke Industrial Standards Certification‚ ISO Standards Compliance‚ Marine Compliance?

    The American Waterways Operators (AWO) has implemented changes in its Responsible Carrier Program (RCP). If your company is a participant in the RCP, it might be a good time to review your safety management system to ensure that you’re in compliance. According to The Waterways Journal Weekly, changes to the RCP include: AWO members may […]

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