CHARLTON, Mass. – August 1, 2005 – Miniature Tool & Die has achieved International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2008 certification. By meeting the extensive criteria for this standard, the company affirms its ability to consistently deliver effective quality management systems and drive continuous improvements to products, services, and internal processes.
The world’s most popular quality management system standard, ISO 9001 helps businesses prove their ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements. Obtained through thorough, external audits performed by an independent accredited registrar company, the certification aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of a company’s system, including processes for improving the system and assuring compliance with various regulations.
Many medical device OEMs require their micro molder to be ISO certified, and with good reason. As the ISO describes, “This standard is based on a number of quality management principles including a strong customer focus, the motivation and implication of top management, the process approach and continual improvement.” The ISO 9001 certification helps ensure that MTD’s customers receive consistent, high quality products and services.