Medical ISO 13485
Safety and quality are non-negotiable in the medical devices industry. Regulatory requirements are increasingly stringent throughout every step of a product’s life cycle, including service and delivery. Increasingly, organizations in the industry are expected to demonstrate their quality management processes and ensure best practice in everything they do. This internationally agreed standard sets out the requirements for a quality management system specific to the medical devices industry.
AS/EN 9100 is the internationally recognized Quality Management System (QMS), for the aerospace industry. It helps organizations continually improve, focus on meeting customer requirements, and ensure customer satisfaction.
Certification to the AS/EN 9100 series of standards will help to:
- Facilitate continual improvement
- Increase market opportunities
- Demonstrate traceability throughout the supply chain
- Increase efficiency to save time, money and resources
- Ensure compliance with a system supported by regulatory authorities
- Motivate, engage and involve staff
SC21 Competitiveness and Growth
Supply Chains for the 21st Century (SC21) is an improvement programme designed to accelerate the competitiveness of the Aerospace and Defence industry by raising the performance of its supply chains.
Launched 14 years ago, it has grown into the largest Supply Chain Improvement programme in the UK Aerospace and Defence sector. The programme is endorsed by all major UK Aerospace and Defence companies, it is managed by ADS at a national and international level (Australia, Saudi Arabia, etc.) working with SC21 participants, prime contractors, regions and regional associations, strategic partners, accredited practitioners, training partners, providers, assessors and ambassadors. It is specifically designed to focus on increasing competitiveness and improving organisational capability in the eyes of the customer. Addison Precision wish to utilise this programme to help us plan and capitalise on the CSIP to achieve the future growth and development of the team and business.
Cyber essentials certification
Cyber Essentials is an official UK wide, government-backed certification that helps companies guard against the most common cyber threats and reduce risk by at least 95%. It also allows us to demonstrate our commitment to cyber security to prospective customers.
Cyber Essentials certification indicates that our organisation takes a proactive stance against malicious cyber attacks. In addition, it offers a mechanism to demonstrate to customers, investors, insurers and others that we have taken the minimum yet essential precautions to protect our organisation against cyber threats.
The National Cyber Security Centre states that undertaking the Cyber Essentials certification process and implementing even one of the five controls required by Cyber Essentials can protect businesses from around 80% of attacks.
Additional benefits of the certification include:
- Reassuring our customers that we are working to secure our IT against cyber attack
- Attract new business with the promise we have cyber security measures in place
- We have a clear picture of our organisation’s cyber security level
- Some Government contracts require Cyber Essentials certification
Made In Britain membership
Made in Britain brings together the British manufacturing community, united with the use of the registered collective mark. The Made in Britain membership organisation aims to prove, wherever possible, that products made in Britain by members are of high quality, represent value for money, are safe for anyone that uses or consumes them and that the companies that make them adhere to the highest business standards.