There are many advantages for an ISO Certified Company, a company that has passed a rigorous audit of their quality systems and processes. Conformance to ISO9001, a globally accepted set of Quality Standards, provides a uniform set of measurement systems for various organizations, including injection mold makers. A Certificate of Conformance is issued upon successful completion of a detailed and systematic audit performed by an external highly trained auditor.
These International standards have recently been upgraded to the latest version of ISO9001:2015, upgraded since ISO9001:2008. For ease in managing systems and audits, the newer standards are very similar in structure to the previous version, although there is added focus on risk management and leadership engagement.
Following ISO standards is beneficial to many companies in various industries including manufacturing, service and health care businesses. Companies that provide design responsibility such as manufacturers, molders and plastic injection mold makers realize many advantages internally and externally with conformance to ISO9001:2015.
Conformance to ISO is a Valuable Tool
With the sheer volume of global trade, an ISO Certified Company has a valuable tool to provide advantages for their customers. Conformance provides a level playing field for companies to recognize the level of quality practiced in an organization, in all It shows your customers that you passed a rigorous audit of all processes in your organization, with the ultimate goal of providing total customer satisfaction. ISO Certified companies basically provide confidence to their customers that they take their quality, and customer satisfaction seriously.
Not only are OEMs large and small given confidence from their suppliers’ conformance to ISO standards, they are also able to skip some steps in their vendor qualification process. When a supplier provides an ISO Certificate of Conformance, OEMs do not have to audit as many systems in order to qualify them as a supplier. This saves Engineers and Management of OEMs time, and money.
Including ISO Registered suppliers provides added assurances that you are working with a responsive, quality minded business. Conforming to ISO Standards will lead to improved efficiencies. These continual improvement methods lead to increased profits.
What all of these advantages ultimately lead to is Total Customer Satisfaction. The reason that any business does what they do, whether they provide services or make widgets is to provide total customer satisfaction. An ISO Certified Company has the infrastructure in place to provide their customers with total satisfaction through product and process improvement.
Michiana Global Mold is Registered to ISO 9001:2015, implementing our Quality Policy throughout the organization with top down management involvement. We have been supplying top-quality, custom precision injection molds for over 52 years. Contact us today to see how we can assist you with your injection mold building needs.