The Impact of Change ISO 9001: 2008 V 9001: 2015 Update

The West Virginia Manufacturers Association in partnership with the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce and the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) is pleased to offer a series of one-day sessions on the impact of change of ISO 9001 presented by Paul Jinks of Q-Quest International. The one-day sessions cover the revised ISO 9001 Standard that takes into account the vast changes in technology, business diversity and global commerce.

The one-day sessions cover the revised ISO 9001 Standard that takes into account the vast changes in technology, business diversity and global commerce. Each session provides participants a thorough overview of the revisions to the standard and an understanding of how the revised requirements can be implemented in any type of organization across manufacturing and service industries. Aerospace, automotive and environmental sectors should become familiar with the revision as new requirements and changes in structure will come to their Standards after ISO 9001: 2015 is rolled out in September/October.

Who should attend? 

Organizations currently certified to ISO 9001: 2008 or related industry-specific Standards; or organizations that do not currently have a quality management system but are interested in implementing one. 

Our agenda covers:

  • Reason for Revision
  • ISO 9001 Timetable of Next Steps
  • Key changes to ISO 9001
  • Review of Requirements
  • Review of Increased Emphasis on the Process Approach and Plan, Do, Check and Act Model
  • Review of Updated Quality Management Principles
  • How to Transition to ISO 9001: 2015


Sept. 29 at Mylan Pharmaceuticals – Morgantown, WV

Sept. 30 at NGK Sparkplugs - Sissonville, WV

Oct. 1 at Glade Springs Resort - Daniels, WV

Registration is $425 and includes lunch and a course manual

Registration deadline – September 30
Class size is limited so early registration is encouraged.

Aim High for Education Sporting Clay Tournament

Participation Levels

clayFriday, September 18, 2015

Canaan Valley Resort

Davis ∙ West Virginia

7:30 am – 12:00 pm Tournament
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Awards Luncheon

Individual Shooter: $500

2 Seats at the Friday Awards Luncheon Continental Breakfast
Range Fee & Ammunition Shooter Gift Bags
Sport Tech Shooter Shirt*

Team of Five: $2,000

1 Team of Five Shooters
10 Seats to the Friday Awards Luncheon Range Fee & Ammunition Shooter Gift Bags
Shooter Sport Tech Shirts*

*Sizes must be provided by August 15, 2015 to guarantee availability




Canaan Valley Resort

$99 Thursday, September 17

$119 Friday night, September 18

Deadline:  August 15, 2015


Manufacturing Day 2015

mfgday15Friday, October 2

The West Virginia Manufacturers Association is pleased to support Manufacturing Day 2015 on Friday, October 2, and we need the participation and support of partners like you for this event to be a success! Manufacturing Day provides manufacturers a unique opportunity to expand the knowledge about the great benefits of a career in manufacturing and demonstrate our industry’s value to the U.S. economy. Companies can also use this day to educate their communities on the services and goods they manufacture. Whether through a plant tour for community partners or an open meeting with your company’s leadership and elected officials, Manufacturing Day is a great way for you to increase public awareness of the manufacturing industry.

Can we count on you to host an official event on Friday, October 2?

Visit www.mfgday.com to register your company’s Manufacturing Day event today!

Be sure to check out the Manufacturing Day Host Toolkit to see all the best practices and sample ideas that will help you plan a great event this year. Also available on the official website for Manufacturing Day are tools such as a social media toolkit, tips to telling your company’s story, sample videos and graphics and more information to help you execute a Manufacturing Day event this October.

Last year, more than 830 events were held in manufacturing facilities across the nation. This year, manufacturers will again host open houses, tours, career workshops and other activities. Help inspire a new generation of manufacturers and connect with your community by hosting an event this October!  If you plan to host an event, please contact the WVMA so that we can highlight your efforts in upcoming publications and through traditional and social media.

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2015 Area Legislative Meetings

Meet your legislators and discuss your company issues!

The WVMA hosts meetings around the state to give you an opportunity to get to know and discuss issues with your area legislators.  

These meetings will providing an informal setting to discuss issues with the people who make the decisions on the policies enacted in West Virginia.  A short program, outlining WVMA’s legislative agenda and key initiatives will kickoff each event. 

This venue gives you a chance to talk to your legislators about the opportunities and challenges you encounter at your company, and suggest ways that state lawmakers can support our industry.  It is also and opportunity to network with other members from your area as well as promote the association to potential new members.  An overview of our legislative agenda will be available in advance.

Dinner/Meeting/Reception: ($85) 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

November 4 - Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, WV 

December 7 - Waterfront Place Hotel, Morgantown, WV

Lunch Meetings: ($35) 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

November 4 - Parkersburg Country Club, Vienna, WV 

December 1 – Guyan Country Club, Huntington, WV

December 2 - Edgewood Country Club, Charleston, WV

December 7 – The Purple Iris, Martinsburg, WV 

December 8 – Randolph County Development Authority, Elkins, WV 

Register Now