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Certifications & Memberships

Certificate NEN-EN-ISO 9001

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 ISO9001:2015(pdf)

certificate NEN EN ISO 9001

Certificate IATF 16949

The IATF 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, IATF 16949 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.

IATF 16949 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.

Certificate IATF 16949 (pdf)

ISO/TS 16949 certificaat

Certificate AS9100

Goudsmit Magnetic Supplies has recently been awarded AS9100 certification and is therefore qualified as a supplier to the aerospace industry. The certification includes all the requirements of ISO9001 plus a great many specific requirements that are mandatory when subcontracting for the aerospace industry. Achieving AS9100 certification is the next step in Goudsmit’s development as a supplier of magnets and high-quality magnetic systems. Goudsmit supplies the automotive and aerospace industries with permanent magnets and magnetic systems that are used for applications in sensors, actuators and linear drives. Magnets are also indispensable in the medical, greentech and oil & gas industries. The company is particularly strong in the areas of magnetic measurements, quality control and product development.

Certificate AS9100D (pdf)

Certificate Goudsmit UK (pdf)


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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ATEX certificate

Certificate VDA6.3

Goudsmit has employees who are certified for conducting internal process audits in accordance with VDA6.3 a standard, developed by the German automotive industry.

VDA6.3 Certificate M. Driesen (pdf)

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Welding certificate HDN / PED

HDN stands for ‘Hygienic Design Network’ and is a collaborative partnership of companies in the food industry, ranging from component suppliers and system integrators to food manufacturers. Goudsmit is a member of the HDN, as are some of our suppliers and big customers in the food industry.

The goal of HDN is to prevent problems concerning the production of food products at the end of the production line. The companies concerned realize that this can only be achieved if the entire supply chain is involved. The HDN method provides a uniform interpretation of standards and requirements, with a practical approach to meeting the requirements. The quality is guaranteed through a certification system for designers, engineers, welders and inspectors.

Our hygienic welders have been HDN/PED certified since February 2017. To obtain this certification the welders had to complete theory and practical tests. All the welds had to pass the X-ray tests for the European Pressure Equipment Directive (PED). With their HDN certification they may weld hygienic systems and also have a certificate that allows them to weld pressure equipment. (in Dutch)

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REACH and RoHs compliance

Goudsmit Magnetics supplies RoHs- and REACH-compliant magnets, magnet assemblies and magnetic systems worldwide.

REACH (EC) No 1907/2007

EU REACH regulation concerning chemicals (EC) no. 1907/2007 REACH is the European regulation concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals with the goal of controlling the risks thereof. 

RoHs-3 Directive 2011/65/EU - amended by (EU)2015/863

EU directive for the restriction of hazardous substances RoHs (EC) no. 2011/65/EU. The RoHs (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) is a European directive aimed at limiting the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment.

Reach RoHs Compliance

EHEDG membership - Hygienic design

Goudsmit Magnetic Systems is the first magnet supplier to join EHEDG. The European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group is a consortium of equipment manufacturers, food industries, research institutes and public health authorities with the important aim of promoting hygiene during the processing and packing of food products and chemicals.

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EHEDG certificaat

Brainport industries membership

Goudsmit Magnetic Supplies BV joined Brainport industries on 4 June 2015: a unique High Tech eco system, formed by High Tech suppliers in The Netherlands.
Brainport Industries designs, develops and manufactures leading, advanced, precise and intelligent high tech equipment.

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NAG AERO membership

Goudsmit joined NAG in 2017, the trade association for the Dutch aerospace and airport development sector. Members are supported through the development of expertise, advocacy, access to the national and international markets, and an extensive network.

NAG members are active in aircraft maintenance, aircraft manufacturing, airport development & infrastructure and all related services. NAG’s mission is: continuous optimization of the ability of the Dutch aerospace industry to compete internationally.

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