Quality

QUALITY ASSURANCE

AMETEK Programmable Power and VTI Instruments brands (AMETEK) understands the importance of reliability and maintainability to its customers. To ensure the consistent delivery of high-quality products, AMETEK employs a quality management system that covers all important processes, ranging from product conception and procurement to design and development.

QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

By maintaining an ISO 9001:2015 certification with an accredited certification body, AMETEK producing it's programmable power and VTI Instruments brands reasserts its commitment to the quality policy: "AMETEK Progammable Power and VTI Instruments is committed to providing products and services that meet or exceed customer expectations by anticipating their needs and requirements.  We set and review objectives and continually improve the effectiveness of the Quality Management System." All employees provide exceptional customer service to both our internal (coworkers) and external (integrators and end users) customers.

The policies and procedures set forth in our Quality Management System help harmonize individual departments to provide a unified mindset. This allows us to efficiently and accurately fulfill the requirements and needs of our customers.

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CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

As the company grows, its processes are continually reassessed to ensure that they remain pertinent to our vision and efficient to prevent delays as a results of unnecessary actions. Agile concepts are implemented in Engineering and lean manufacturing concepts are being utilized as part of our production process.

BEST-OF-CLASS INDUSTRY SUPPLIERS

AMETEK has optimized supply chain management to encompass the whole production process from design to manufacture, and from early supplier involvement to end-of-life planning. Our procurement professionals continuously assess and refine our supplier base by establishing long-term relationships with companies that share our commitment to excellence. By developing these relationships, AMETEK has been able to significantly reduce lead times and cost enabling us to deliver cost effective solutions on time.

We insist that only suppliers with the resources, infrastructure, and business systems to support continuous improvement can service AMETEK in partnering with our customers. We work closely with our customers' commodity and purchasing management groups, recognizing that often our supplier is also theirs.

ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS

RoHS / WEEE

As per the Restrictions of Hazardous Substances directive (RoHS), electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) must not contain any of six hazardous substances in concentrations greater than 0.1% by weight to homogenous material: lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybromindated biphenyls, and prolybrominated diphenyl ethers. AMETEK Programmable Power and VTI Instruments brands (AMETEK) is committed to protecting the environment and the health and safety of our employees, our customers and the general public. AMETEK is committed to compliance with all applicable governmental regulations as well as internal environmental, health, and safety requirements. AMETEK strives to identify and eliminate negative impacts associated with our facilities, activities, services, and products.

With respect to the European Union Directive 2002/96/EC (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE), AMETEK Programmable Power equipment is compliant with the directive and marked appropriately.

With respect to the European Union Directive 2011/65/EU (Restriction of Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (RoHS)), AMETEK is compliant with the directive and marked appropriately on products sold into the European Union member countries following July 22, 2017.

REACH

On June 1st, 2007, the EU's Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemical substances legislation went into force (EC 1907/2006). This legislation holds industry responsible for understanding and limiting the repercussions that chemicals may have on the environment and human life. The responsibility of each company depends on the types of product they place into the EU market. As a manufacturer of electronic devices, AMETEK Programmable Power and VTI Instruments brands (AMETEK) products are considered “articles” per the REACH legislation. As such, AMETEK is not required to register as a producer of “substances” or “preparations”. AMETEK does not produce or import chemical substances in excess of 1 tonne per year and there is not “intended release” of substances into the environment during normal operation within their published environmental specifications. As part of AMETEK's downstream user obligations, we continue to work with our vendors as items are added to the candidate list.