Herga Technology renews ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 accreditations

08 July 2019

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Herga Technology renews ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 accreditationsHerga Technology has successfully completed independent renewal of its ISO 13485:2016 and ISO 9001:2015 quality management accreditations. Through a challenging four-day audit in June an extensive assessment ensured that Herga’s quality management systems – which are rigorously applied across all aspects of its business – fully meet the statutory and regulatory standards that ensure it sustainably delivers the high quality medical and industrial grade footswitches and hand controls required by its valued customers. The ISO 13485:2016 medical standards complement individual IEC/UL 60601 approvals for medical grade switching and sensing products. With ongoing annual reviews, these renewed accreditations will run until 2022.

Paul K Edwards, Herga’s Head of Engineering & Quality comments: “Team belief, commitment, consistency and hard work has meant Herga successfully renewed its certification again this year. Without this our customers would not have the confidence in our design and manufacturing capabilities.”

Herga’s technical and production teams work closely with its quality management staff, together providing a strong focus on continuous improvement for existing product production techniques and performance enhancements. New product development is tracked by a comprehensive project gate process that ensures quality, costs and timescales are optimised from concept through to launch, complete with planned life-cycle support.

Herga Technology’s comprehensive product range covers standard and customised single- or multi-pedal switches in ergonomic designs that span electrical/electronic, pneumatic, Bluetooth and USB switching technologies. With a strong emphasis on the high standards and competitive costs required to maintain its market-leading position, Herga’s product range is widely specified for switching and sensing tasks in medical device equipment, industrial equipment, business and domestic machines, and many other demanding footswitch and hand control applications.

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