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EMI Testing

EMI Testing is tough. Are you Prepared?

EMI testing is always a challenge but  preparation  can make your task easier. EMI testing is an important part of your product development.  Successful EMI testing  of course can provide compliance to relevant standards.  It can also ensure your product is not susceptible to interference that can cause damage, injury, or product recalls. Most EMI […]

Test Witnessing

Test Witnessing Adds Value to your Evaluation Program

The importance of Test Witnessing is often overlooked by many engineering teams. Effective test witnessing of each individual product test or during a product test program is the best way to maximize the value returned on investment.  Testing can be expensive.  It is important to get maximum value for your company’s investment. If a product […]

EMI-EMC Susceptibility

EMI EMC Susceptibility – Strategies

EMI EMC Susceptibility testing is the first and most important test in any program. There have been frequent examples of product failures due to EMI EMC susceptibility issues in the news of late.  Failures like these can result in property damage, loss of life, product recall, and huge fines.  Toyota and Honda have recently had […]

us person definition

US Person and Foreign Person Definitions Released by CVG Strategy

VIERA, FL USA – December 8, 2018 – CVG Strategy, a trusted name in ITAR and Export Compliance consulting and training announces its release of detailed US Person Definition and Foreign Person Definition for use by ITAR Compliance Executives.  CVG Strategy, a provider of ITAR training seminars, consulting and training for over 8 years and […]

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ITAR Restrictions on Arms

ITAR Restrictions on Firearms Sales are Reduced

The United States has eased ITAR restrictions effecting American gun and ammunition manufacturers allowing then to have an increased capacity to reach a larger customer base without as many restrictions on the export of their products.  This will allow Arms sales from the United States to grow, and expand its share of the international small […]

Product Test Standards

Product Test Standards and Specifications

Using Product Test Standards to Develop a Test and Evaluation Program There is a seemingly endless amount of product test standards and specifications.   These documents set criteria for compliance, provide guidance for evaluation, and sometimes assist in the development of analysis and test programs of both commercial and military products.  They are all constantly evolving as […]

ITAR Training Seminars

CVG Strategy Fall 2018 ITAR Training Seminars

CVG Strategy Announces Fall ITAR Training Seminars VIERA, FL USA – August 17, 2018 – CVG Strategy, a trusted name in ITAR and Export Compliance consulting and training announces new ITAR Training Seminars for Fall 2018.  CVG Strategy has been providing ITAR training seminars now for over 8 years and is adding more online web-based […]

Using your QMS

Using Your QMS For Your Company

Using Your QMS for your company, this is critical to it being effective! Please remember that your Quality Management System should be designed to improve your processes and improve the satisfaction of your customers.  It is up to your management team and senior leadership to identify the strategic direction of your company and align the […]

Corrective Actions

Corrective Actions – Make them Work For You

 Corrective Actions provide Opportunities for Improvement! One of the most overlooked areas of the QMS for increasing profitability is to implement a process to control corrective actions. Some business leaders see this process as unnecessarily complicated and time consuming, but this is often because it is excessively used on small problems that do not need […]

Opportunities for Improvement

Opportunities for Improvement – Internal Audits

Opportunities for Improvement are tied to effective Internal Audits and Management Review. Companies must strive to identify Opportunities for Improvement in many ways, the biggest opportunity is through its Internal Audit with a critical review in the subsequent Management Review meeting.  Many in management view their internal audit program as a waste of resources that […]

Quality Objectives

Quality Objectives – Use to Drive Improvements

Quality Objectives must be established for your QMS and be measurable and reasonable for your company. The use of quality objectives to drive improvement is not new to the ISO 9001:2015 requirements.  Quality objectives, which are one of the best ways to focus the improvement activities within your company, have been included in the QMS […]

risks and opportunities

Risks and Opportunities – Making Plans to Address

Risks and Opportunities are managed on a daily basis at every company. Everyone evaluates risks and opportunities every time they make a decision.  It is all about weighing the probability of a positive outcome versus the impact or cost of a negative outcome from an action taken. An addition to the ISO 9001:2015 requirements, compared […]

ITAR Export Compliance Regulations

ITAR Export Compliance Regulations

ITAR  Export Compliance is an important set of regulations and laws that apply to every business both in America and all over the world, according to the U.S. Government. ITAR Export Compliance regulations are always available from CVG Strategy. ATF, Customs, EAR, OFAC, FTR, HTSUS & ITAR Export Compliance Current documentation links ATF ARMS IMPORT […]

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Context of the Organization and ITAR Compliance

Context of the organization and ITAR Compliance utilizes this new requirement in ISO 9001:2015 for companies to conform to the ITAR.  As the subsequent updates to other ISO Standards are released this will be integral to all new Quality Management Systems.  It is about stating how an organization must consider both the internal and external […]

ITAR Training Seminars

ITAR Training Seminars Online

VIERA, FL USA – June 9, 2017 – CVG Strategy, a trusted name in ITAR and Export Compliance consulting and training announces new ITAR Training Seminars for 2017.  CVG Strategy has been providing ITAR training seminars now for over 6 years and is adding more online web based training seminars. CVG Strategy is hosting several […]

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