Bolgers Awarded ISO 9001 & the new IATF 16949 Quality Standard

By 19th February 2018Blog, News
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Congratulations to our Quality Manager Gavin James, the Operations Team and all employees of Bolgers who were instrumental in Bolger’s becoming one of the first sheet metal fabrication companies in Ireland to be certified to the brand new ISO 9001 Quality Management and IATF 16949 Automotive Management standards.

Being accredited to IATF 16949 ensures that we have a quality system focused on the stringent requirements of the automotive sector.

The Bolgers Quality Management System is also appropriate to any high technology environment where reliability and quality are critical.

We strive to:

  • Meet or exceed our Customer requirements
  • Deliver our products right first time and on time – every time
  • Add value to our business through efficient processes
  • Grow our business through competitive customer partnerships
  • Protect the dignity and safety of our colleagues
  • Conduct our business with respect for our environment

Some of the methodologies and technologies in use at Bolgers are:

  • Product and process qualification through CPK analysis, FAI, ISIR, PPAP and other APQP principles
  • Risk management through FMECA studies, process maps, and Control Plans
  • Appropriate measuring capability including 3 axis co-ordinate measurement using a FARO arm
  • Continuous Improvement initiatives to challenge and improve our systems
  • Robust problem solving focused on defect elimination using techniques including 5- Why and 8D Analysis
  • Product verification systems using a Poka Yoke approach and other systems for end of line fixturing and customer pass-through-point assurance
  • Daily Direction Setting with operations team and operators

If you require a solution delivering reliability where quality is paramount please contact us to review our full service offering.