Consort gains ISO9001 (2015) certification

Consort Case Company
successfully achieved ISO9001 certification in May. The ISO9001 certificate is issued under the latest version 9001:2015, which only came into effect in September 2015. Consort has a mission to meet and exceed its customer expectations and to this aim has developed a management system focused on the consistent alignment of all processes with customer needs and continual improvement. Consort partnered with Almir Business, a leading management system company to guide them through the implementation process.

Consort Case Company has been manufacturing customised cases since 1973 and is one of Ireland’s and the UK’s leading manufacturers of customised cases and vacuum formed products. It operates a complete manufacturing process (including research and development, sales, marketing, production and assembly) from 15,000 sq ft, 3 acre premises in Mooncoin, Co Kilkenny, Ireland. Consort provide product to customers from a variety of sectors including the medical, electronic, marketing and service industries.

Richard Kimpton, Project Manager & Case Sales stated “At Consort we aim to provide casing and vacuum forming solutions for every requirement and welcome the challenge of testing our abilities on even the most unusual and diverse requests.”

Steven Kimpton, Vacuum Forming Sales Manager, said that “The everyday running of a manufacturing business is challenging and in order to stay ahead in a competitive market, it was vital that we implemented a recognised QMS. New doors have opened up for us and along with the recent successful few years we are looking to grow the business into the future and continuous improvement within our business will be key.”

John Kimpton, MD, stated that  “Working with Almir to achieve  ISO certification has helped us, as a small enterprise, to make our business far more lean and also highlight many cost saving areas within our manufacturing facility.”

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