30 August 2011
30 August 2011
Gurit has secured Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance approval for ISO / TS 16949:2009.
ISO / TS 16949 is an ISO technical specification, which aligns existing American, German, French and Italian automotive quality systems standards within the global automotive industry, with the aim of eliminating the need for multiple certifications to satisfy customer requirements. ISO / TS 16949 details the management system requirements for the design/development, production, installation and servicing of automotive-related products.
According to Gurit, the new accreditation identifies them as well-structured, stable, and credible world-class automotive tier 1 supplier, aligned to OEM processes. They say by achieving this accreditation, they have proven they have a strong management system, dedicated to continuous improvement, and highlighted their serious intent to the on-going automotive business.
Kees Reijnen, General Manager Transport comments, “This milestone demonstrates that we have transferred the supply of composite components to automotive OEM's from a skilled art into an industrial process. Gurit now provides a transparent and robust process.”
Fibrelite reports that since the start of its partnership with Trenwa more than 100 precast trench systems integrating Fibrelite composite covers have been sold for use in electrical substations, wastewater treatment plants, chemical refineries and many other applications across North America.
University of Southern Queensland (USQ)’s composites research and development was on display when the Centre for Future Materials (CFM) held its inaugural Open Day.
Haydale has produced and delivered eight composite general transition piece (GTP) sealing systems to National Grid UK, and has received an expression of interest for a further 60 over the next six years.