Quality Control System
At the plant the great attention is paid to the improvement and functioning the Quality Control System on the basis of ISO standards of 9000 series. The Quality Control System certification of main production on meeting the requirements of GOST R ISO 9001 — 2001 was held.
The plant has got the certificate of TUV NORD CERT certification body, acknowledging that the plant has implemented and is using the Quality Control system in the field of titanium castings production, including machining, complying with the requirements EN ISO 9001-2000. The titanium castings workshop production has the quality certificate of ISO 9001:2000 and is verified by «NORSOK» and „DUPONT“ classification for casting and machining of the titanium parts. PHC» Zelenodolsk Plant named after A.M. Gorky» is included into the European Registry of organizations, having the certified Quality Control System, that enables the plant to perform the sales of titanium products in both domestic and foreign markets.
The General Director carries out a quarterly analysis of the Quality Control System on the basis of the report presented by the management representative in the field of Quality Control System, made on the basis of internal audits results and process efficiency indicators. The evaluation of directorate and divisions managers on their knowledge and use ISO 9001-2001 standard in their work is carried out on the regular basis.
Quality Control System functioning:
In the January, 2009 the certification audit on re-certification of Quality Control System of titanium castings production, including machining was held by TUV NORD CERT, Germany. The plant has obtained the decision on conformity with ISO 9001-2000 requirements and in March of 2009 the certificate was issued.
In December, 2008 the inspectional audit of Quality Control System applied in production and repair of shipbuilding, machinebuilding and casting products was carried out by ROSSERTIFIKO certification body on compliance with the requirements of GOST R ISO 9001-2001. The decision on conformance with the requirements of GOST R ISO 9001-2001 was obtained. In August, 2008 oil-and-chemical machine-building re-certification was carried out. — Oil-flooded sliding shutter ЗМШ 65х21-M, — Discharge fitting АН-65х21.
In July, 2008 primary certification audit was carried out at the plant by TUV NORD (Germany) on AD2000WO on compliance with the requirements of 97/23/EG (European Directive for pressure-operated equipment) for titanium and steel casting, opening the outlet to the world’s market. The plant has got the certificate of «Quality assuring system for materials production as per 97/23/EG Directive for high pressure vessels in accordance with AD 2000-Merkblatt W0» of TUV NORD CERT. In May, 2008 titanium casting workshop was qualified for compliance with the requirements of NORSOK certification body of the third edition. It gives us the right to produce and deliver the work pieces for installing on shelf oil production platforms in accordance with the world standards.
In February, 2008 the specialists of the plant took part in the seminar «Corporate standards of JSC „Gazprom“ for Quality Control System of „Gazprom“ maintenance station of 9000 series (the city of Kazan) and at present the implementation of Quality Control System according JSC „Gazprom“ standards is being arranged, in order to get the certificate by October 2008. In October, 2007 JSC Center „ROSSERTIFIKO“ carried out the seminars for the administration of the plant on themes „The improvement of the Quality Control System on the basis of GOST R ISO 9001 and GOST RV 15.002-2003 standards“.