Quality Assurance Accreditations

Quality assurance at Special Metals Corporation is a process developed as a means of ensuring our customers that all their requirements and needs are met. It includes a detailed system of operating process procedures, published in Quality Manuals and audited regularly. These operating procedures are applied to every manufacturing operation, from the control of raw materials to the dispatch of the product. It is also an attitude of mind, a philosophy of customer service that permeates the entire organization, and is a frequent focus of training and re-training programs

Quality system and laboratory accreditations and approvals granted to the production facilities of Special Metals include the following:

ABS Quality Evaluations Inc.:
ISO 9001:2000, AS 9000

Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance:
ISO 9001:2000, AS 9000, EN 9100:2003

AFAQ: ISO 9001:2000, ISO/TS 16949:2002, BS EN 9100:2003

ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code NCA 3800

UKAS: ISO/IEC 17025 Testing/Calibration

CAA: B2, Material manufacturer

Performance Review Institute: NADCAP,
Ultrasonic (AS 7003, AS 7114), ISO Guide 25 Material Testing

RW TÜV: AD-Merkblatt WO, Material manufacturer; Merkblatt 1153, Welding Consumables

Other institution and customer company approvals include:

  • Accudyne Corporation
  • Airbus France
  • Al Tech
  • Allegheny Ludlum
  • Allied Signal
  • Allison
  • Aramco
  • Baker Oil Tools
  • Berkshire Ind.
  • Boeing Company
  • Bohler
  • BWX Technologies
  • Consolidated Power Supply
  • Coulter Steel
  • Department of the U.S. Navy
  • Doosan Heavy Industries
  • ESAB Group
  • FiatAvio
  • Fortech
  • Fry Steel
  • G.S. Precision
  • General Electric Aircraft Engine
  • General Electric Gas Turbines
  • Honeywell
  • Ladish
  • Lenape Forge, Inc.
  • Maillefer Institute
  • McDonnell Douglas
  • McInnes Steel Company
  • Mecair Inc.
  • MTU
  • Nuclear Alloys
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • Pratt & Whitney Canada
  • RHP Bearings
  • Rockwell International
  • Rollmet
  • Rolls Royce plc
  • Textron
  • Tube Turns Division
  • United Technologies
  • Utica Corporation
  • Volvo Flymotor AB
  • Westinghouse
  • Wyman Gordon Grafton
  • Wyman Gordon Houston
  • Wyman Gordon Livingston

Ensuring quality and safety

Product stewardship and occupational safety and health are paramount at Special Metals. That fact is well documented in our Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for INCONEL®.

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