Supplier & Factory Audits

Supplier & Factory Audits

Process surveys and factory audits can be performed to help ensure that your potential supplier delivers high-quality products, operates efficiently and supports continuous improvement.

Vendor Capability and Qualification

Our engineers survey your potential new vendors on- site and provide detailed reports on the general operations, quality systems, qualifications and capabilities of the vendor as a viable source.

Vendor Process Control and Quality System

E•D•S´s vendor audits evaluate all manufacturing process control systems for existing or new vendors. Each audit report covers several areas, including evaluations of management, quality control methods, non-conforming materials, corrective action, and inspection and test equipment.

Social Accountability (SA8000, ISO 26000)

These evaluations focus on the following areas: Health and safety, discrimination, disciplinary practices, working hours, compensation, management practices, forced labor, freedom of association and child labor laws.

ISO 9001, ISO 13485, ISO 14000, TS 16949 & GMP

We offer factory audits using the ISO 9001, ISO 13485, TS16949, GMP standards and/or the ISO 14000 environmental standard. Our auditors conduct preliminary and/or final audits to ensure continuous improvement goals are being identified and achieved.