The following certifications are what many customers require in the manufacturing of their products. Due to the large variety of industries we serve, we are always willing to look at becoming certified if it will fit the customer's needs.
ISO 9001 specifies quality system requirements to be used where an organization requires the ability to consistently provide conforming products, either material or services to meet a customers expectations. The requirements are aimed at achieving customer satisfaction by preventing non-conformances.
The ISO 9001 standard provides a model on which an organization may build an effective quality management system.
Underwriters Laboratories® (UL) is an independent safety certification organization that has been testing products and writing standards for safety for more than a century. A household name in the United States, UL is one of the most recognized conformity assessment providers in the world. UL evaluates more than 19,000 types of products, components, materials and systems annually with 20 billion UL Marks appearing on 72,000 manufacturers’ products each year.
UL’s worldwide family of companies and network of service providers includes 64 laboratory, testing and certification facilities serving customers in 98 countries.
The CSA mark indicates that a sample of the product has been certified to applicable standards including standards written or administered by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), Underwriters Laboratories (UL), CSA Group (CSA), NSF International, and other North American organizations. Our marks and labels indicate that the certification requirements have been met. The CSA mark can also demonstrate that additional requirements, such as energy efficiency, sanitation, low lead, etc., have been met when the appropriate indicator is present
The RoHS Directive stands for "the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment". This Directive bans the placing on the EU market of new electrical and electronic equipment containing more than agreed levels of lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyl (PBB) and polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) flame retardants.
Manufacturers need to understand the requirements of the RoHS Directive to ensure that their products, and their components, comply.