Westwind Air Bearings, China, receives quality accolade

Circuit World

ISSN: 0305-6120

Article publication date: 1 June 2004




(2004), "Westwind Air Bearings, China, receives quality accolade", Circuit World, Vol. 30 No. 2. https://doi.org/10.1108/cw.2004.21730bab.006



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Westwind Air Bearings, China, receives quality accolade

Westwind Air Bearings, China, receives quality accolade

Keywords: China, Bearings, Quality

Westwind Air Bearings is pleased to announce that, following a system review and on-site audit by Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance, Westwind Air Bearings Suzhou (China) Company Ltd has successfully gained ISO9001:2000 Certification.

Opened in March 2003, Westwind's facility in Suzhou includes a dedicated spindle repair workshop and component manufacturing capabilities, a duplicate to that in Westwind's main factory in England.

Dale Barnard, Quality Manager for Westwind Air Bearings Ltd, said, "The opening of our new facilities in Suzhou and the recent receipt of the ISO9001:2000 certification reaffirms Westwind's commitment to provide local support in the Far East and respond to our customers' needs more effectively".

ISO9001 is an international standard supported by more than 120 countries worldwide. The standard is based upon eight generic management principles, including continual improvement and customer satisfaction. These principles are used by Westwind Air Bearings as a framework towards improved business performance.

For further information,contact: Dale Barnard, Quality Manager, Westwind Air Bearings Ltd, Holton Road, Holton Heath, Poole, Dorset BH16 6LN, England. Tel: +44(0)1202 627223; Fax: +44(0)1202 627202; E-mail: daleb@westwind-airbearings.com and Westwind Air Bearings Suzhou Company Ltd, Suhong Industrial Square D-2, 215021, No. 81 Su Hong West Road, Suzhou Industrial Park, Jiangsu, People's Republic of China. Tel: +86 512 6256 9970; Fax: 86 512 6256 9972.

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