ApprovalsIATF Quality Management and Approvals
- Quality IATF9001
- Automotive Quality IATF16949
- Environment IATF14001
- Health & Safety
The company is approved to BS EN IATF 9001.
Quality begins at the design stage and is a critical factor throughout all the stages of manufacture, which include: coiling, stress relieving, end grinding, shot peening, final finishing and delivery. More importantly, the ultimate form of assessment is proven reliability in use. Performance Springs believes in applying quality to the business and management systems as well as the manufacturing process and product.
Performance Springs is also approved to IATF16949 quality standard and this has enabled the management systems to be built around its processes. Further advantages include statistical performance indicators which provide management with practical tools for continuous improvement; an emphasis on higher quality, greater consistency and reduction in waste in the supply chain. It is also in harmony with the US, German, French and Italian automotive quality standards within the global automotive industry.
The management systems are regularly scrutinised to the most stringent requirements by external BSI auditors. This removes the need for customers to perform their own time-consuming and costly auditing. The TS certification gives potential and existing customers the knowledge that our excellent quality standards will be rigorously maintained which is particularly important for customers requiring direct line deliveries. This accreditation underlines our commitment to provide the highest quality products and services to all our customers.
We offer complete services including the following:
- Full Batch and Material Traceability
- Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)
- Statistical Process Control (SPC)
- Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
- Continuous Product and Process Improvement
Under-pinned by Quality and Technical Excellence
With each new order, samples can be delivered for approval and validation before the main production items and Performance Springs Ltd is happy to provide:
- Initial Sample Inspection Report
- Material Certificate
- Certificate of Conformity
- Test Certificates
- Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
Performance Springs is approved to IATF 14001 and this shows our commitment to ensuring that we minimise our impact on the environment and to continually reducing our footprint.
Health & Safety
Performance Springs is currently implementing Health & Safety systems to meet the requirements of certification OHSAS18001.