Certifications that comply with quality standards offer a strong guarantee by ERAMET to its customers in terms of the quality of products and the rigor in their design and manufacture. The vast majority of the Group's site quality management systems are certified according to ISO 9001. Because of the sensitive nature of some of its markets (aeronautics, armaments, etc.), ERAMET is also subject to the requirements of its own customers in this field.
Certification Procedures, Areas of Improvement
Whether they relate to the management system of health and safety at work, the environment or quality, certifications are competitive advantages for ERAMET: in fact they are tools for progress, competitiveness and guarantees of a serious approach given to its customers.
Certification involves an obligation of organization and means. To obtain and then keep it, the company must demonstrate that it meets a large number of requirements, which always constitute areas of progress.
In this field, the Alloys division is particularly active.
The Alloys division’s, Engaged in its Customers' Quality Process
Customers of the Alloys division are mainly involved in very highly regulated sectors in regards to quality certifications: aeronautics, defense, medical, nuclear, etc. The stringent standards to which they themselves are subject impact their suppliers.
ERAMET alloys complies with the requirements of its customers' industries and guarantees them compliance with the standards in terms of:
- product development and manufacture;
- production control;
- general conduct of operations.
The Alloys division's sites are included in the audit campaigns which apply to the various quality certifications, besides ISO 9001:
- EN 9100, the international aeronautics standard;
- ISO TS 16949, the automotive-specific standard;
- AQAP 2110, the standard required in the armaments sector.