Bengaluru, India — September 2021 — TÜV SÜD South Asia Private Limited has awarded Metco Coating Services (DBA Oerlikon Balzers Coating India Private Ltd.) recognition for achieving their first certifications for implementation of AS 9100D, which fully incorporates the entirety of the current version of ISO 9001 (Quality Management System), ISO 45001:2018 (Occupational Health and Safety Management System) and ISO 14001:2015 (Environmental Management System). The scope of the certifications includes Manufacture of Machined Components and Application of Thermal Spray Coatings on Aerospace and other Industrial Components.
Metco Coating Services opened this first India coating services location in October 2020 to be strategically located to the growing supply chain network of aerospace customers in Bengaluru. Oerlikon Metco Coating Services provides protective solutions that solve many severe surface attack problems caused from corrosion, wear, friction, heat and other surface mechanisms. Obtaining ISO 45001 was achieved through prevention management that the company has implemented, as well as co-participation of workers and managers in guaranteeing safer and healthier working environments. Uma Kottapalli, Manager - Quality & HSE, India, states, “This certification insures Oerlikon Metco’s commitment to provide a safe and healthy workplace by preventing work-related injury and ill health, as well as by proactively improving its OH&S performance.”
Achieving AS 9100D and ISO 14001:2015 compliance demonstrates Oerlikon Metco’s dedication to ongoing enhancement of our production processes and attention to quality, as well as, our environmental performance and careful consideration of environmental impacts. ISO standards are internationally recognized for providing a framework for companies to work more efficiently, protect the environment and reduce accidents in the workplace. “The successful completion of these ISO certifications by TÜV SÜD is another milestone in our timeline of planned achievements. It is a pleasure to see our company further demonstrate our continuous commitment to improvement and drive toward sustainability,” states Anthony Herbert, Head of Metco Coating Services. This achievement provides assurances to our customers that we are striving to contribute to environmental sustainability. Country President India, Mr. Pravin Shirse states, “Establishing this thermal spray coating service center is one of our strategic initiatives to serve our customers in India. With these certifications, we assure that we follow best practices at our work place for a sustainable environment, safety of our employees and quality services.”