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.

AS9100 Aviation, Space and Defense – Our AS9100 consultants know what it takes to achieve certification success through cost-effective solutions.  AS9100D Certification.

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.

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
Organizational Risk Management      
October 2017. Risk based thinking (RBT) is one of the most substantial changes to ISO management system standards in many years. It is a clearly-bounded methodology approach that distributes risk across the full scope of a management system as an integrated business function. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has this to say on RBT…
“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

The Cost of Quality   
September 2017. We recently gave a presentation at the Aerospace and Defense CEO Network sponsored by the Arizona Technology Council. This subject was of great interest, so we would like to share a segment of the information presented. If you’re a first-line supervisor responsible for managing operations, you know how important operational metrics are to the effectiveness and longevity of your organization…
“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