Certification by Birmingham Stopper
ISO 14001 (2015 edition)
IATF TS 16949
Birmingham Stopper is not just dedicated to quality – it’s our focus. To that end, ours is a fully integrated business system, encompassing our comprehensive quality system, which has approval to ISO/TS 16949, ISO 14001.
In addition, many other customer approval standards are accommodated. From a specific Quality Policy to an Harassment and Dignity at Work Policy, we look after both our equipment and our staff. Improving, enhancing and maintaining both is he best way we known to serve our clients to the very best of our ability.
Our skilled manufacturing personnel are supported by a quality-orientated team, and encouraged to make continuous improvements through our fully established Lean and Human Resources Processes. We believe in creating an environment in which everyone is encouraged to invest in excellence – and we’ve had more than a century as a company to perfect just that kind of culture.
Of course, quality is also dictated by technological capacity. That’s why we ensure we provide full measuring capabilities, including CNC Controlled CMMs. In addition, a range of problem-solving techniques are used to aid the improvement of quality and business process:
- Six Sigma (Fully Qualified Black Belt with Minitab capabilities)
- Team and statistical problem solving techniques (8D, 5WHY, DMAIC etc)
- Production Part Approval Process (P.P.A.P) & Advanced Product Quality Planning (A.P.Q.P)
In short, we do all we can, not just to aim for, but to guarantee quality. We believe that approach is best for everyone: for us, our staff and, most importantly, for you – the customer.