September 12, 2018 | News

Cope Plastics, Inc. Continues Commitment To Quality, Earns ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Cope Plastics, Inc., Alton, IL proudly announces the ISO 9001:2015 certification of its production facilities located in Alton, IL and Hiawatha, IA. The certification, which came into effect June 2018, was issued after Cope Plastics, Inc. met the standards set by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The company had previously earned certification under ISO 9001:2008 in 2015 and has maintained an ISO registration since 1999.

ISO 9001:2015 is the most up-to-date standard of its kind and focuses on robust quality management systems (QMS). Organizations apply the standard to demonstrate their ability to provide products and services consistently to meet customer and regulatory requirements. ISO 9001:2015 expects a focus on risk-based thinking and accountability in all organizational processes. Results help improve efficiency, communication, and implementation of continuous improvement.

Along with the certification, Cope Plastics, Inc. is on track to be the compliance leader in the plastics industry. The company prides itself on understanding the needs of their Design, Fabrication, and Distribution customers.  To meet those needs, the company has developed a regulatory/compliance program managed by trained staff and detailed processes.  Cope’s comprehensive program enables the company to respond to regulatory/compliance requests such as Conflict Minerals, ITAR, NAFTA, Prop 65, REACH, RoHS, and Certificates of Conformance.  Customers will simply make a request, and Cope’s knowledgeable regulatory/compliance staff will ensure that the request is handled per their process.  The program will continue to expand as needed when regulatory/compliance expectations increase.

Cope’s Quality Policy:  Cope Plastics, Inc. is committed to quality in every process within the organization. Quality is essential to their Quality Management System (QMS) and is ingrained in the strategic direction of the company. Cope’s processes, policies, and procedures ensure its customers receive quality products made to their requirements. Cope’s comprehensive focus on quality and continual improvement creates mutually beneficial partnerships both internally and externally. Cope will consider regulatory and statutory requirements as well as   interested parties.

Your Vision ~ Our Quality ~ One Partnership

Cope Plastics, Inc. is proud to offer the highest level of custom fabrication and application solution services in the country. Whether you require engineering plastics, graphics materials, acrylics, polycarbonates, custom fabrication, design assistance or a multitude of other plastic materials and services, Cope Plastics, Inc. is ready to offer you solutions!  Dedicated fabrication facilities and industry leading machinists provide quality parts that will help your solutions become more efficient, more cost effective, and more flexible.

A copy of the updated ISO Certification can be found on Cope’s website.

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