Charlotte, NC, June 02, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Every organization wants an emphasis on quality management, but not every companymakes the cultural changes necessary to make it so. S3 Group, a division ofLivingston & Haven, has made efforts to implement such quality and has been recognized by the International Standards Organization (ISO). The group announced today they obtained the highly regarded ISO 9001:2008 Certification.
ISO Certification is greatly valued in many industries, but in particular in the manufacturing and engineering sectors. S3 Group has always focused on total quality management and decided recently to put its processes and approaches to the rigours of certification.
About S3 Group
Livingston & Haven’s S3 Group designs, manufactures and services hydraulic, lubrication and automation systems. S3 Group works to provide innovative motion control solutions to customer’s hydraulic and controls fabrication and implementation requirements. The group can provide systems documentation and design to any level or standards in addition to system fabrication. S3 Group also offers full project management capabilities for on-site coordination of system installation or rebuilds to include all phases of a project.
“ISO 9001:2008 Certification is an achievement for any company. We are proud of the certification and extremely pleased with how the quality management system will improve our business processes," said Wayne Hawkins,General Manager.
The ISO standards are not rules, but merely a set of guidelines that organizes processes, making businesses more cost effective. Part of ISO standards is documenting everything from training, project management, profitability and using appropriate actions to solve problems. A certification body organization will audit the S3 Group once a year to assess the effectiveness of their quality management system by evaluating evidence of its performance.
“ISO means to consistently deliver product that satisfies customer’s expectations. When customers know their supplier is ISO 9001:2008 Certified, they are assured that the end result is what they expect," said Hawkins. “S3 Group makes sure its manufacturing and engineering services are of high quality from the initial call to installation.”