Lévis, December 14, 2011 – Creaform, leader in 3D portable optical measurement technologies and 3D engineering services, is proud to report that following a successful audit by Intertek, its Canada-based head office – that houses the departments of R&D, Production, Technical Support, etc. – has reached the ISO 9001 : 2008 certification as of November 2011. Intertek is a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world. With more than 31,000 employees in over 100 countries, Intertek holds extensive global accreditations, recognitions, and agreements.
“After 10 years of accelerated growth and innovation, we felt it was time to ensure the quality of our products and services and the satisfaction of our clientele through a formal, organized and recognized system. We spent the last months implementing a Quality Management System (QMS) throughout head office, which reflects the continuous commitment of our employees towards high quality and thoroughness,” said Marco St-Pierre, VP of Innovation and Technologies and quality representative at Creaform.
Creaform’s Quality Policy
By taking a preventative approach through its rules and regulations, Creaform’s management and staff undertake to meet the standards of the company’s quality management system while continually striving to make it more efficient, with a view to ensuring total customer satisfaction.
Creaform’s Quality Management System
Creaform has implemented and maintains a quality management system that meets ISO 9001 standards. The QMS reflects the interconnectedness of the company’s processes and allows for ongoing improvement according to the PDCA (Plan-Do-Check-Act) management principle.
Creaform specializes in 3D portable optical measurement technologies and 3D engineering services. We offer innovative solutions that cover the entire range of 3D applications, including 3D scanning, reverse engineering, inspection, design & engineering and FEA. Our wide range of products and services are intended for industries such as the automotive, aerospace and defence, consumer products, education, heritage preservation, manufacturing, medical care and multimedia.
Creaform has developed and sells the Handyscan 3D line of portable, self-positioning handheld 3D scanners, along with the HandyPROBE portable arm-free CMM and the MetraSCAN optical CMM 3D scanner, two systems designed for inspection applications. The company has recently launched the MaxSHOT 3D optical coordinate measuring system that brings photogrammetry to all these technologies. Moreover, the company offers the Creaform 3D Body Digitizers line-up.
Creaform is an international company with offices in Québec City, Montréal, the United States, France, Germany, China, India and Japan. The company’s head office and Quebec-based offices have achieved 9001 : 2008 ISO certification in November of 2011.