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Certifications & Memberships


Certificate NEN-EN-ISO 9001:2008

This international standard, for which Goudsmit is certified, specifies requirements for a quality management system when an organisation :

  1. must demonstrate that it is capable of consistently delivering products compliant with customers’ requirements and applicable legislation and regulations, and
  2. strives to improve customer satisfaction through effective use of the system, including the establishment of processes for continuous improvement of the system and ensuring compliance with customers’ requirements and applicable legislation and regulations.

Certificate Systems NL/FR/EN/DE (pdf)

Certificate supplies (pdf)

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Certificate ISO/TS 16949:2009

The ISO/TS 16949 automotive quality certificate held by Goudsmit Magnetic Supplies, along with advanced measurement equipment, is your guarantee that every aspect of our magnets meets the quality and safety requirements. In conjunction with ISO 9001: 2000, ISO/TS 16949:2002 establishes the quality requirements for design, development, production, installation and service of automotive-related products. Customer-specific requirements can also be imposed by individual affiliated motor vehicle manufacturers.

ISO/TS 16949:2002 was developed by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF), in collaboration with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The IATF consists of an international group of major motor vehicle manufacturers. The certificate is valid for three years.

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Certificate ATEX

ATEX magnets for applications in explosion-hazardous environments.

The ATEX directive (ATEX: ATmosphères EXplosibles) is a harmonized European standard intended to prevent gas and dust explosions.

An externally certified quality assurance system (ATEX Production Quality Assurance Notification) is required for manufacturers of ATEX equipment. Goudsmit is one of the few companies in the magnet industry to possess this certification.

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Membership EHEDG - Hygienic design

Goudsmit Magnetic Systems is member of the European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group (EHEDG). EHEDG is a consortium of equipment manufacturers, food industries, research institutes and public health authorities and was founded in 1989 with the important aim of promoting hygiene during the processing and packing of food products and chemicals.

Compliance with the criteria, standards and guidelines they have established lead to improvement of hygienic engineering. Test methods they have developed determine whether a device has truly been designed properly. In the interest of improving hygienic engineering, EHEDG has established a number of criteria and developed standards and directives that must be adhered to. EHEDG actively supports the European legislation, which requires that handling, preparation, processing and packaging of food be performed hygienically using hygienic machines and in hygienic areas.

Goudsmit bases its designs for food products and chemicals on these EHEDG standards and is the very first magnet supplier to join EHEDG.

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VDMA Membership - Verband Deutscher Maschinen- & Anlagenbau

Goudsmit Magnetics Group has been a member of German Engineering Association VDMA since 2016. The VDMA represents around 3200 leading medium-sized companies in the capital goods industry, making it the largest industry association in Europe. It represents the shared financial, technical and scientific interests of the mechanical engineering industry, especially with respect to national and international authorities and business groups. For the purposes of safeguarding of their interests, members are entitled to instruction, advice and assistance.

VDMA's membership covers the entire process chain – everything having to do with machine and system construction, including the related tools and components, as well as process, production, drive-train and automation engineering, office and information technology, software, and product-related services. The association reflects the diverse customer-supplier relationships along the whole value chain and promotes sector-specific and overarching cooperation.

VDMA is divided into 38 trade associations, with branch offices in Berlin and Brussels. There are also liaison offices in Brazil, China, India, Iran, Japan and Russia. In addition, there are international committees and forums, six national associations and several service organizations.

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