The quality assurance was necessary for Wire Tech, who employ three
people, to obtain business from a world famous airline engine manufacturer.
Wire Tech also provides a spark erosion service to the automotive industry, including a
Formula One company and, exports to the US concentrating on extrusion tools.
Business Link provided financial assistance to employ a consultant to guide them on how
to achieve IS09002 and how it should be implemented.
Both David Baker, Managing Director and Chris Acton, Production Director at Wire Tech,
"Achieving IS0 9002 gives us a distinct advantage over the competition as our
clients know we are maintaining a high quality standard.
"Business Link were instrumental in guiding us through the paperwork and the
Wire Tech has seen a continued growth in business since June 1998 when in started and
particularly since achieving ISO 9002 certification in August 1998. The company are now
planning to take on a trainee within the next six months.
Keith Sutcliffe, business adviser for Business Link, said: "This is a wonderful
example of a small company achieving IS09002 in a very short time through hard work and
"Small companies should not be intimidated by the thought of IS0 9002 if they need
to enhance their market position."