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Quality Focus


Quality is non-negotiable – it’s the thread that weaves together all our activities and people. It’s embedded in our manufacturing, ensuring world-class products, and it’s ever-present in our processes and approach, giving customers an exceptional experience.

AESSEAL has adopted the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) model. Promoting best practice, it includes measures in all key business areas including resources, people management and customer satisfaction. AESSEAL® is certified to ISO 9001, ISO14001, ISO29001 and OHSAS 18001 for our Global Headquarters and selected global locations. Continuous improvement is part of our culture. AESSEAL®  is a member of the European Sealing Association.

The AESSEAL® Excellence Program

Regular meetings benchmark standards, monitor progress and shape new initiatives; the Excellence Team is helping us achieve sustained improvements – not least in customer service.
The QuEST Management System

QuEST is a fully integrated management system ensuring continuous improvement across Quality, Environment, Health and Safety and Training.



Our dedication to Quality and Customer Service has led to numerous awards:

  • Queen's Award for Enterprise – International Trade.
  • Institute of Mechanical Engineers MX2011 - Overall IMechE Award for Manufacturing Excellence and IMechE Award for Customer Focus
  • International Trade Awards - International Trade Company of the Year
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers  Customer Focus Award 

  • BQF (British Quality Foundation) UK Excellence Award 
  • 4 Queen’s Awards – Including Sustainable Development
  • BQF – Recognised for Excellence - 4 Star
  • BQF – Achievement Award for Sustainable Future
  • CBI Growing Business Award – Company of the Year
  • Institute of Mechanical Engineers MX2006 Manufacturing Excellence Awards  Overall Winner plus wins in Customer Focus, Logistics and Resource Efficiency
  • Best Factory Awards – Best Engineering Plant in the UK; Best Factory Regional Award (North and Scotland)
  • British Chamber of Commerce National Awards – Business of the Year and Microsoft Award for Outstanding Business Achievement

    Excellence demands exceptional Quality in everything – from customer service and manufacturing, through to after sales support. We’ve created systems to ensure Quality is ever present in our work.

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