2 July 2012
NLMK'S Quality Management System complies with International Standards
NLMK has successfully passed another audit conducted by TÜV SÜD, the German certifying agency, for compliance with the requirements of international standard ISO/TS 16949:2009, Quality Management Systems – Particular requirements for the application of ISO 9001:2008 for automotive production and relevant service part organisations.
In the course of the audit, TÜV SÜD verified the Company’s operating processes and working documentation confirming quality control at all production stages. The auditors gave a positive evaluation of the Company’s Quality Management System (QMS), and confirmed the compliance of its QMS processes with international requirements applied to the production of flats for automotive industry.
Compliance with ISO/TS 16949:2009 requirements enables the manufacturer to supply to the global automotive industry.
The first certification audit was performed in 2004, confirming total compliance of all NLMK’s QMS processes with the international standard ISO/TS 16949.
The certificate currently covers the production of slabs, hot-rolled and cold-rolled flats of carbon and low-alloy steel in coils and sheets, including galvanised products for the automotive industry (with the development of new products).