Quality management is a major talking point in the European markets. Increasing numbers of companies and organisations are taking up the challenge and documenting their existing quality management systems with the aim of having them certified.
Certificate ISO 9001:2015
Although certification has already become standard in the industrial sector, the service sector is lagging a long way behind with respect to systematic quality management. STEMMER IMAGING is currently one of the IT service companies that is leading the way in realising the »total quality management« philosophy. As a future-oriented company, STEMMER IMAGING has for years been actively working on developing their corporate processes in a way that is both quality-aware and customer-oriented. Certification now also provides confirmation to the outside world that the existing quality management system is compliant with DIN EN ISO 9001:2015.
WEEE and RoHS
STEMMER IMAGING supports these initiatives to protect our environment as implemented in the relevant national laws regarding electrical equipment. Implementation of both Directives will lead to a reduction in the use of hazardous substances including lead, cadmium, chromium and mercury.
According to the information provided by the Government on the application of the laws regarding electrical and electronic equipment, the electronics products we sell are not generally subject to the Directives. This information states that large-scale, fixed-location industrial tools and components of such equipment are explicitly excluded from the scope of application of the Directives.
As a rule, image processing components are regarded as fixed-location industrial equipment and therefore do not need to comply with the requirements of the WEEE or RoHS Directive.
However, to protect the environment, we nevertheless see it as our duty to adhere to the Directives as far as possible, and we have already been in contact with our suppliers about this issue for several months and have been drawing their attention to the problems and constraints associated with these Directives.
In the meantime most of our suppliers offer exclusively ROHS compliant products. Individual products which are not ROHS compliant are labelled as such by STEMMER IMAGING.