Based on our quality management system, we have expanded our management system over the years to include other important focus areas. Depending on the respective location, our management system includes certifications according to ISO 9001, IATF 16949, TISAX® as well as ISO 14001, the MENTOR standard and other customer or industry-specific guidelines. All certifications are regularly checked in internal and external audits. Each management system is described in detail in manuals and involves all employees of our company. In this way, our management systems sets the basis for ensuring that our products and our processes meet the requirements defined by specifications, product descriptions and supply agreements as well as all legal requirements.
ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016
The term precision is part of our company name and thus expresses a corporate philosophy: giving top priority to the quality of our products and processes. Therefore, 25 years ago we had our quality management system certified according to the internationally valid ISO 9001 standard and subjected ourselves to this globally recognized standard for effective quality management. This means that competencies and responsibilities are regulated and documented in process- and procedural instructions in a reliable and transparent manner, as are structures and workflows. Our headquarters in Erkrath as well as our production sites in Pforzheim (Weidmann), Poland and Tunisia are certified according to ISO 9001. The Erkrath site is also certified according to IATF 16949, the quality management system of the automotive industry.
With certification to ISO 14001, the globally accepted and applied standard for environmental management systems, we’re meeting the requirements for a professional environmental management system based on the principles of a continuous improvement process. Our goal is to identify, control and monitor the environmental aspects of our company in order to fulfil legal and other obligations and to continuously improve our services with regard to their environmentally relevant effects. Our headquarters in Erkrath, Germany and our manufacturing plants in Jelcz-Laskowice, Poland and Zeramdine, Tunesia are ISO 14001 certified.
MENTOR TISAX® Label
The confidentiality, availability and integrity of information assets (data) is very important to us at Mentor GmbH & Co. Präzisions-Bauteile KG (MENTOR) in our relationship with customers and suppliers. We have implemented a comprehensive range of measures to protect all kinds of information assets. We therefore comply with the catalogue of information security requirements issued by the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA). This is known as the VDA Information Security Assessment (VDA ISA). Our information security management system has been duly audited by an accredited audit services provider to attain the TISAX® label (AL3). TISAX® stands for Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange.
The scope of this assessment comprises the headquarters of the MENTOR Group situated in 40699 Erkrath, Germany. Information security with very high protection needs, including the protection of prototypes, comes within the scope of certification. With the TISAX® scheme, the ENX Association supports the common acceptance of information security assessments in the automotive industry on behalf of the VDA. TISAX® and TISAX® results are not intended for the general public. The result can only be accessed via the ENX portal: https://enx.com/tisax.
MENTOR products are also available with VDE classification and CCC approval.