This section provides a summary of these efforts.
Status of Shigiya’s ISO Certification
|Scope of certification||Business activities related to the design, development, manufacturing, sales and installation of cylindrical grinders, specialized grinders and machinery to process hard and brittle materials, as well as related services|
(repair, maintenance, inspection, and parts supply)
|Applicable sites||Headquarters plant, sales and branch offices|
|Applicable organization||All divisions (excluding affiliated companies)|
|Date certified||March 1999||October 2005|
|Certifying body||Japan Quality Assurance Organization (JQA)||JIC Quality Assurance Ltd.|
|Accrediting body||The Japan Accreditation Board for Conformity Assessment (JAB)|
Shigiya's quality assurance policy and status of activitiesIn accordance with our quality assurance policy, Shigiya seeks to offer maximum customer satisfaction by providing the reliable products that customers expect and demand. Every employee carries a business-card sized copy of our quality assurance policy for their reference, and employees recite this policy each morning in order to raise awareness of this policy.
In order to create reliable products, and provide superior services after delivery, Shigiya has set up the following 11 primary processes, and works to achieve the thorough implementation of each and every process.
Shigiya is also making effective use of ISO in risk management!Regarding corporate compliance and corporate management, we have actively sought to include in our system items that are not a required part of ISO certification, and by creating work processes for these items, have created a system to ensure that they are thoroughly observed and implemented (export management regulations, cost management standards, etc.).
Shigiya’s environmental policy and status of activitiesShigiya has implemented activities according to the six “action guidelines” in our environmental policy. Particularly, in the area of practical ecology,
we are actively pursuing the development of environmentally-friendly products. Furthermore, the entire company aims to achieve zero emissions of industrial and general waste.
Development of environmentally-friendly productsBased on proposals our sales division has received from our customers, the development division is actively seeking to study environmental technologies and collect data, in order to develop and improve a range of socially appealing environmentally-friendly products.
[Major thrust of development programs in progress]
- Extending the useful life of wheel
- Reducing energy consumption by machinery
- Reducing the required amount of coolant