At RD Rubber Technology Corporation, we specialize in custom-molded rubber parts, engineering quality into every component we make. Our ISO 9001:2015 and AS 9100:2016 certified quality management system (QMS) monitors each production phase from quote generation and development to final quality inspections and shipping for accountable, efficient quality control.
We perform inspections at every stage of production to ensure that the end product meets clients’ specifications, with capabilities ranging from acceptance quality limits (AQLs) to comprehensive inspections. Learn more about why our quality certifications are important to us, and what our commitment to quality means for our customers.
Why Do Quality Certifications Matter?
The ISO 9001:2015 QMS benefits both businesses and their customers. Companies use their ISO 9001:2015 certification to consistently offer customers regulated, quality goods and services. Dedicating operations to continuous improvement results in efficient production, improved documentation procedures, and better inspections to provide superior quality control.
This process strengthens trust and confidence in the customer and supplier relationship. Effective and efficient quality management and certified operations can also boost employees’ satisfaction.
Importance of Certifications
Certifications ensure quality, safe product handling, and much more for organizations and customers alike. As one example, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) governs exports and imports of defense items as laid out in the U.S. Munitions List (USML) and enforced by the U.S. Department of State. By monitoring their international sale, the government can ensure that munitions technology is not used for its intended purpose.
ISO 9001 is a global standard that outlines the requirements for an effective QMS. Companies all over the world use this certification to evidence their capability for consistently providing quality workmanship and services that meet customer requirements and industry regulations. Additionally, adherence to standards like ISO 9001:2015, which applies to all firms regardless of their industrial sector or company size, helps businesses with continual improvement and making their processes more organized and efficient. All ISO 9001-certified businesses are advised to upgrade to ISO 9001:2015 certifications as soon as they are able.
As a final example of quality standards, the good manufacturing practice (GMP) system guarantees that manufacturers produce goods of consistent quality, as managed by the GMP’s particular standards for foods, beverages, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and more. These regulations also monitor packaging materials for medicine- or food-contact applications.
RD Rubber’s Quality Certifications
Our relentless pursuit of excellence keeps RD Rubber at the forefront of quality management. We continually strive to improve our quality management systems to best meet our customers’ needs. With a commitment to continual improvement, our company stays abreast of new revisions. Our certifications include:
- ITAR registration
- AS 9100:2016 certification
- ISO 9001:2015 certification
- ISO 10012-1 and ISO 3601-3
- GMP standards
- MIL-SPEC standards
- ANSI Z540-1
Our dimensional inspections are capable of precision measurements ranging from 0.0003″ to 14.000″. Our QMS provides us with comprehensive statistical process control (SPC) and traceability for an order, ensuring that it meets all of the client’s requirements.
You Can Trust RD Rubber’s Quality Products & Services
At RD Rubber, we take quality seriously. Our QMS allows traceability and process control to ensure your order fulfills your exact specifications. We are committed to staying up-to-date with our certifications to give you peace of mind when choosing to work with our team. With RD Rubber, you can be sure you will get the highest-quality custom components possible.