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Quality Control & Inspection

KMF Group is a leading metal fabrication and precision engineering company in Europe, delivering a top-quality service from design, through manufacture to assembly and delivery. Superior quality and customer focus are evident in everything that the KMF Group manufactures, tests and delivers.

We're ISO 9001:2015 accredited and committed to maintaining exceptional quality standards throughout the fabrication process, with stringent procedures, strict quality assurance teams and full material traceability where needed. It is the emphasis on quality, innovative technology and complete manufacturing solutions that drives our business and provides KMF customers with a competitive advantage in the global marketplace. Continuous improvement lies at the heart of the KMF culture, and we strive to provide world-class service to all customers, large and small.

With its industry-leading facilities, professional project management teams, experienced, skilled workforce and a customer-led ethos, the KMF Group is confident of delivering the highest levels of customer satisfaction.

How We Guarantee Quality:

  • ISO 9001:2015 Quality System
  • Compliance with additional ISO accreditations including AS 9100 for Aerospace, ISO 14001 Environmental Management & OHSAS 18001 Health & Safety
  • Comprehensive quality & inspection teams
  • Welding inspectors
  • Leading inspection equipment that includes Faro 3D measurement technology & Virtek LaserQC inspection systems
  • State-of-the-art CMM metrology equipment
  • Statistical process controls
  • Expert use of verniers, height and slips gauges and detailed SOPs

More on quality and inspection at KMF

ISO accredited fabrication

Some facilities within the KMF Group hold additional ISO accreditations, including ISO AS9100, ISO 14001 Environmental Management and OHSAS 18001 Health & Safety. Contact a member of our team to find out which facilities can offer these certifications.

AS9100 is a widely adopted and standardised quality management system for the aerospace industry where quality and reliability are essential for safety and performance. Our continued registration to AS9100 underpins the company's quality management principles while the group's statistical approach to process improvement allows us to test our performance standards with the utmost rigour. To meet the requirements of AS9100, KMF operates fully documented quality control procedures and adheres to a detailed quality manual. Quality management systems help to reduce risks, ensure consistency and provide a reliable framework for the whole supply chain.

Dedicated teams keep standards high

To support these quality standards and others, KMF operates dedicated quality teams made up of managers, engineers and technicians to ensure full compliance with strict standards.The teams are responsible for quality assurance and inspection throughout the design, production and assembly process.

In-house training to maintain skills

In-house training programmes at our purpose-built KMF Training Centre reinforce our commitment to quality. Courses are designed to improve operator process knowledge and ensure the highest quality standards, from the shop floor to the top levels of management.

High standards are built-in

As evidence of its high standards, the company boasts an array of accreditations and approvals. All ISO standards include a planning structure, interim control points, and continuous improvement built-in. The company is also committed to investing in the latest technology and equipment to ensure the most rigorous quality standards are achieved.

KMF Group's BSI Accreditation Certificates cover precision sheet metal components and enclosures for the electronics and allied industries. Certified processes include CNC punching, laser cutting, metal forming, inserting, welding, deburring, wet and powder coating and integrated electromechanical assembly. The BSI Certificates are available to view here.

Metal fabrication with a difference

At KMF we build long-term partnerships with our suppliers in order to ensure a world-class, integrated supply chain. We require suppliers consistently meet the same high standards for quality, delivery, cost and satisfaction that we pledge our customers.

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