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ISO 17020 – The Inspection Standard


Easter is over, the clocks have gone back, but we haven’t. In fact, we’re as busy as ever and everything is moving forward at a pace, and finally, I think the weather is catching up with us.

March is over, and what a busy month it’s been! We’ve updated at the ISO related compliance documents and guides to make them more user friendly and to make the standards easier to comply with.

We are very excited that we are now performing audits on behalf of an accreditation body to ISO 17020, the Inspection Standard, which is a world-wide requirement for those companies who carry out inspections of shipping cargos etc. It has taken a long time to get everything user friendly and easy to use, but we’re very happy with the results.

One of our initial customers at IQS, First Components has been with us for over 13 years, during which time they have grown to include four separate factories, which is in itself an amazing achievement considering that quality still is, as always was, of paramount importance. We’re looking forward to our 14th anniversary of working with them to maintain the high standards of quality that are required by their customers.

5 April 2016

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