London, UK 20 March 2019— Newton Optics, an Optical Transceiver manufacturer successful completion its International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 audit.
The audit was performed by the Quality Management Systems Ltd. Newton Optics passed the most recent version of the audit with zero non-conformances, the best result possible. The internationally recognized ISO 9001 standard is applicable to any manufacturing or service industry.
International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 is the most updated standard of its kind and focuses on quality management systems and performance. It assists companies in developing a management system that aligns quality with their wider business strategy. There is a focus on risk-based thinking and accountability in all organizational processes that helps improve communications, efficiency, and implementation of continuous improvement.
“We are excited to have earned the certification to ISO 9001:2015 and feel it provides additional assurance to our customers that we are focused on continuous improvement and customer satisfaction,” said Daniel Lafford, Chief Operating Officer. “This standard demonstrates our desire to always perform at the highest levels of quality and efficiency. It’s essential to delivering innovative, high quality and customer-focused solutions to our customers.”
For any company, the road to certification requires time and commitment. Anna Nebesskaya, Manager of the Production team, “Having our entire team involved and acknowledging the importance of the business processes was key to our success in attaining ISO Certification! We began our internal preparation for certification in November of 2018, by evaluating our existing procedures and aligning them with the ISO requirements. Earning ISO 9001:2015 certification was a rigorous and thorough process, requiring the engagement of our entire organization. In advance of our required internal audit, we sent six of our key staff members through auditor training to become certified internal auditors. This allowed the company to simultaneously complete internal audits in each department throughout the year and prior to the final certification process.”
“This certification confirms that our quality management system consistently provides outstanding products, comply with security requirements, and drive continuous improvements that meet our customers’ needs,” said Nathan Barrowclough, CEO of Newton Optics. “Our team is incredibly proud to be recognized for our exemplary record and continuous improvements to our processes. Our passing of the audit with flying colors proves that we don’t just talk about quality, we live by it every day!”