We are delighted to announce that our design and development processes have achieved ISO9001 international quality management standards, following our recent application to independent auditors Bureau Veritas. This completes Kinder & Co’s bulk materials handling solutions that make-up our ISO9001 certification, and ensures that Kinder & Co’s performance may be globally benchmarked.
Including design and development in the scope of our ISO9001 certification creates a focus on reducing design variations (which can potentially lead to errors occurring) and making improvements to the overall document management. This then primarily establishes a dynamic efficiency around document retrieval.
For Kinder & Co our commitment to maintaining ISO9001 quality certification involves a discipline to undertake a minimum of 3 internal audits each year. This type of regular system checks can take 2 full thorough days. The business then undergoes an extensive annual external independent audit by representatives of Bureau Veritas. They then track Kinder & Co’s conformity against agreed multi-disciplinary quality standards.
“It was daunting at first,” admits Kinder & Co’s Logistics and IT Manager, Ian Hall, “but it creates a transparency in our performance levels which isn’t a bad thing in the increasingly global business of bulk materials handling. Secondly, having these agreed systems in place is helping us as our business continues to expand because we have clear and meaningful quality improvement targets.”
If you would like information on Kinder & Co’s design and development capabilities, please call our team of sales engineers on 03 9587 9244, or email us at [email protected].
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