Approval Body Comments

Approval Body: FM (Factory Mutual)
  • Relevant documents, files & records checked in relation to product - no issues found.
  • Production Job Card checked for details regarding product order - no issues found.
  • Test Procedures checked for availability & details regarding product order -no issues found.
  • Calibration checked regarding equipment used for verification sample recorded - no issues found.
  • Observations carried out on assembly & test of the product found satisfactory. No non-conformances or observations raised.
Approval Body: CSA (Canadian Standards Association)
  • No safety-related complaints or recall activities since last inspection.
  • Non-conforming products and components are well-controlled, identified and quarantined.
  • Goods-in receiving/inspection is carried out on a sampling basis against drawings/specifications and by way of CofC acceptance.
  • ISOQAR certificate number 3341-QMS-001 with expiry date of 15 September 2018. No non-conformances raised.
Approval Body: CSA (Canadian Standards Association)
  • CSA documents & Production Files referenced against document register – found in good order (no-changes), no non-conformances raised.
  • Progress being towards new ISO 9001:2015 Standard – demonstrated with CSA ATEX inclusion.

Externally audited to / Accreditations:

  • ISO9001:2015 - Quality Management
  • IPC-A-610 2023 Trainer - Electronic Assembly Workmanship
  • ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU - relating to equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres
  • CYBER ESSENTIALS Certified - UK Government certification for cyber security
  • ISO/IEC 80079-34:2018 - Explosive Atmospheres - Part 34: Application of Quality Management Systems for Ex Product manufacture
  • Thatcham TQA - Vehicle Security
  • FM - American Quality Standard
  • UL Listed - American Quality Standard
  • CSA - Canadian Quality Standard
  • Oracle Java Certified Programmers
  • Microsoft Certified Partner
  • FDA - American Standard for Medical Device
  • REACH - Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals
  • RoHS - Restriction of Hazardous Substances

Manufacture to the following standards:

  • AS 9100 - Aerospace Standard
  • AS5553 - Counterfeit Electronic Parts; Avoidance, Detection, Mitigation, and Disposition
  • AS9120 - Quality Management Systems-Aerospace Requirements for Stockist Distributor
  • MIL-STD-810 - Military Products
  • JSP 940 (Part 1) - Military Products
  • BS EN ISO 13485:2016 - Medical Devices
  • GMP - Good Manufacturing Practice
  • ISO/TS 16949 - Automotive Products
  • IATF - 16949:2016 - Automotive Products
  • Fiat 9.90110 - Automotive Products
  • VDA - Automotive Products
  • EN 60204-1:2006 - Electrical Equipment of Machines
  • ISO 14001:2015 - Environmental & Health & Safety
  • WEEE - Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive
  • ISO/IEC 17050 - Documentation and DofC compliance
  • IPC J-STD-001G - Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies

Manufacturer Approved Designers for:

  • Philips
  • Osram
  • Cinterion
  • MicroChip

Our extensive, externally audited, quality approvals provide reassurance to all our customers that their product will be manufactured to the highest standard

Since 1989 ACL has continuously improved performance and quality standards becoming a benchmark in electronics excellence

  • All employees trained to IPC-A-610E, by our in-house Certified IPC Trainer
  • All markets are catered for, including those in the oil & gas, aerospace, medical, rail and automotive industries
  • Proven track record in product quality
  • Bespoke, internally written MRP, QA & documentation management system
  • Dedicated team consisting of a Quality Director & a Quality Manager with combine experience in electronics of over 72 years
  • Policy of continuous improvement in all areas
  • Control Plans - Written descriptions of the systems for controlling parts and processes. These are particularly crucial to NPI and ensuring the continuation of products to the standards and quality originally required. They are written to address the important characteristics and engineering requirements of the product
  • Anti-static measures are taken in all areas, including flooring, seating, benches, together with anti-static wrist and heel straps
  • SC21. Supply Chain 21st century. ACL continuously works both upstream and downstream seeking genuine improvements that are beneficial to both customer and supplier alike
  • Zero non-conformities in our last ATEX and ISO audits
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