Welcome to Sustaining Edge Solutions

Sustaining Edge Solutions delivers manufacturing and service organizations strategic scalable solutions that increase profitability and customer satisfaction, while reducing operating costs.

Business Management Systems – We are a full service leading provider of global management systems ISO 9001, AS9100 (Aviation, Space and Defense), ISO/TS16949 (Automotive),  ISO 14001 (Environmental), TL9000 (Telecommunications), ISO 13485 (Medical Devices), ISO 27001 (Information Security) and more!

We specialize in organizational assessments, creating effective documentation, implementation, training, and complete support of your management system. We deliver complete turnkey systems for certification success, and direct assistance with your current organizational improvement needs.

Performance and Profit Improvement – We deliver Operational and Performance improvement business management solutions specifically targeting at opportunities that will increase your bottom line.  We take pride in coaching your staff to implement improved processes, management reports, and to enhance the competitive advantage of your business.  Examples of the methods we use are: Strategy Planning and Deployment, Daily Management and Performance Improvement,  Lean Enterprise and Kaizen Events, Transactional Process Improvement.

ISO 9001:2015 Management System Services –  We are ready to assist  your team and organization with all your onsite and offsite transition needs. Our services include training, gap analysis and assessment, documentation development and improvement, internal auditing and more. Read more about our complete services for a successful and measurable transition.  ISO 9001:2015 Consulting and Training.

Breakthrough Improvement-  What signifies Organizational Breakthrough Improvement?  We consider it a dynamic, decisive movement to a new higher level of business performance.  Utilizing a systematic approach is critical for achieving scalable profit growth. View our Breakthrough Improvement approach.

AS9100 Aviation, Space and Defense – Our AS9100 consultants know what it takes to achieve certification success through cost-effective solutions.  AS9100C Certification.

Whether you are looking for a small amount of guidance, or a complete turn-key system, we have the solutions to fit your needs. We measure our success by your improvement in profit, customer satisfaction, product quality and performance.

Contact us to discuss your business requirements and see the difference!

Monthly Highlight Client Testimonials
Documenting Process Nonconformity  
August 2016. The focus of any management system audit is to determine if the management system has been developed, is effectively implemented and is being maintained.  An organization becomes certified on the basis that it has effectively implemented a management system that conforms to the requirements of ISO 9001, or any other global management system…
“The remarkable success of our ISO 9001 and 14001 EMS registration is due to the superb organization and training that Walter Tighe, President of Sustaining Edge Solutions provided to us…we highly recommend his services to any organization – large or small – that is seeking comprehensive consultative support for implementing an effective operational and environmental management system.”

Olaf Koester, President/CEO SOLON Corporation

Automotive ISO/TS Standard Update 
July 2016. The Automotive Industry QMS Standard, ISO/TS 16949 is in the process of transitioning to the ISO 9001:2015 requirements and more. The transition project is on schedule to have the revision completed by the end of Q4 2016.The reasons for the automotive industry having its own QMS standard include..
“Our ISO 13485 Medical Devices Management System has improved our manufacturing processes, increased our customer base, and company profits. Thanks for your excellent guidance and work with our team. We highly recommend Sustaining Edge Solutions to any company seeking improved performance.”

Kevin Brown, President RadScan Medical Equipment