A 3D printing specialist has achieved the international standard certification for production quality management in the medical industry. Ricoh 3D, which is based in Telford and provides end-to-end additive manufacturing solutions across a range of sectors including automotive and medical, has attained ISO 13485.
The certification is granted to companies showing compliance to stringent quality standards that meet regulatory requirements in the manufacturing of medical devices. In achieving the recognition, Ricoh 3D demonstrated the required levels of controls to ensure product safety, risk management and design control activities during product development, inspection, repeatability, traceability of powders, and effective correction and prevention measures. Mark Dickin, additive manufacturing and moulding engineering lead at Ricoh 3D, said: “Here at Ricoh we are used to working to industry standards, as we’ve held ISO 27001, 9001 and 14001 for some time. Attaining ISO 13485 was the natural next step for us as we expand […]
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