Automotive technical services company Pluspoint has achieved the internationally recognised ISO9001: 2008 certification; establishing it as one of the leaders in its field.

The independent assessment was conducted by the leading certification body, The British Assessment Bureau. It demonstrates Pluspoint’s commitment to providing a quality, consistent processes throughout its service offering.

Plus Point supplies a quality auditing and control service to tier one and two automotive manufacturing suppliers. Its works with manufacturing facilities operating in time critical environments to reduce production line down time should there be any issues with the supply chain.

The company has now earned the right to display the coveted British Assessment Bureau quality shield and ISO 9001: 2008 logo to demonstrate its conformance to the ISO9001 standard which was first introduced in 1987.

The certification requires organisations to demonstrate that they do what they say they do, and that they have a Quality Management System in place to ensure consistency and improvement; leading to high levels of performance and customer satisfaction. Certified organisations are committed to continuous improvement and are assessed to ensure progress is being maintained.

The benefits of the ISO 9001 certification include:

  • Streamlining an organisation’s procedures
  • Bringing consistency to an organisation’s service delivery
  • Reducing cost and rework
  • Improving an organisation’s management practices
  • Enhanced status
  • Competitive advantage.

Speaking about the award, Pluspoint managing director Mark Sweeney said,

We’re extremely pleased to have been awarded ISO 9001: 2008. We’re a quality auditing business at our core and we are process driven from the top to the bottom of the business. To have been recognised by the British Assessment Bureau illustrates to our clients and other stakeholders that we are a business that achieves quality in all its processes.