SGS Awarded IRIS Certification Projects in Malta and Turkey
SGS, an UNIFE approved IRIS Certification Body, has been awarded 4 IRIS certification projects with companies in Malta and Turkey, scheduled to last for 3 years.
Association of European Railway Industry (UNIFE)
SGS IRIS Certification Body Projects
SGS is an UNIFE approved IRIS Certification Body. Steve Williams, the first IRIS Lead Auditor for SGS CORREL Rail, was trained in June 2012. Qualified in 18 of the 20 product scopes, Mr. Williams holds the highest SGS IRIS auditor qualification worldwide.
To date, SGS CORREL has been assigend 4 IRIS certification (http://www.sgs.com/
Methode Electronics of Malta contracted SGS for IRIS certification in June 2012 due to the fact that SGS had already provided ISO 9001 certification, allowing Methode to save money by significantly reducing on-site audit time. Methode received IRIS certification in the scope of power system, auxiliary systems, cabling and cabinets and single railway components. Furthermore, the contracts for Turkish companies Medel Inverters (October 2012), RC Muhendislik (October 2012) and Avitas (February 2013) were negotiated by a local partner who provided additional training and consultancy on IRIS, providing a successful, comprehensive package evidenced by all achieving certification. Medel Inverters received IRIS certification in the scope of power system, propulsion, auxiliary systems, cabling and cabinets and HVAC. While RC Muhendislik received IRIS certification in the scope of car body and car body fittings, Avitas acquired IRIS certification for interiors and single railway components.
SGS IRIS Certification Services
IRIS certification (http://www.sgs.com/
SGS auditors possess the in-depth knowledge of the industry and its certification standards necessary to guide suppliers through the audit process to IRIS certification. Achieving IRIS certification demonstrates a commitment to quality (http://www.sgs.com/
IRIS certification requirements are an integral part of the management systems of business within the railway (http://www.sgs.com/
On-site SGS auditors develop railway quality management systems by assessment using IRIS certification standards and improve overall performance with SGS audit, certification and training services. Inspectors provide audit sampling and documentation review of procedures and processes. Upon the successful completion of the readiness review and certification audit, approved SGS IRIS experts award compliant candidates the IRIS certificate.
SGS is happy to assist companies in Malta and Turkey with its comprehensive IRIS certification services.
For further information, please contact:
SGS Industrial Services
Business Development Manager
SGS CORREL Rail
GEE House, Holborn Hill,
Birmingham. B7 5PA.
t: +44 (0)121 326 3672
f: +44 (0)121 328 5343
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SGS Industrial Services
+44 (0)121 326 3672