Turnmill Engineering have their sights set on further growth with ISO certification

Turnmill Engineering, based at Washington Business Centre, have their sights firmly set on ongoing growth as they successfully gain UKAS accredited ISO 9001 certification with the support of Sunderland business, Compliant.

Located within the heart of the region’s advanced manufacturing sector, they support global, national and regional companies across multiple industries with product design, development and volume manufacture.  Their dedicated leadership team have a wealth of experience within the engineering industry and pride themselves on supporting their clients to achieve their production goals.

Compliant, who are owned by BSI trained lead auditor, Mark Henderson, work with businesses across the UK and America as they support them to gain UKAS accredited ISO certifications.

The two businesses came together through their joint membership of the North East Automotive Alliance, meeting initially at a Meet The Buyer event, Compliant supported Turnmill throughout the ISO process, creating and implementing the quality management system and successfully guiding them through the external audit process.

ISO 9001 is the internationally recognised quality standard, designed to be a powerful business improvement tool, the certification helps to continually monitor areas of improvement and can enable businesses to win more business and build a resilient and sustainable company.

Operations Director of Turnmill Engineering, Andrew Howe, was delighted with the ISO success, commenting, “Gaining the ISO 9001 quality standard will enable our business to tender for further opportunities within the UK and international supply chain while also giving our clients the reassurance we provide a first class service and are committed to quality.  We knew that Compliant had a good reputation within our sector and we really appreciated the way Mark kept in touch throughout the process while also giving us the opportunity to get on with running the business.  The Compliant team provided the right level of support to enable us to successfully gain the UKAS accredited ISO 9001 certification.”

Compliant’s Mark Henderson, who was the project lead throughout the process commented, “ISO certification has become an integral part of many businesses looking to grow and invest.  We worked with the team at Turnmill Engineering to create a bespoke ISO 9001 management system which reflects their ongoing commitment to quality and future growth plans.

Andrew and the team have been great to work with and we look forward to seeing how their ISO journey progresses in the coming months and years.”