ISO 9001:2008 Certification

  • At Ariel, we take pride in the pioneering designs and manufacturing processes that have led to our international success. As we continue to grow, Ariel is committed to maintaining the same standards that have been with us from the beginning: quality, reliability and design for ease of manufacture and service. One of the many ways we maintain these standards is through our ISO 9001:2008 certification.

    Since 1995, Ariel has followed ISO’s strategic tools and guidelines to ensure that our products and services are consistent, safe and reliable. From the moment a compressor is ordered, it is a product of a solid quality management system. Our documented processes help to establish repetition, increase efficiency and reduce the potential for variation within the engineering design, material specifications and manufacturing processes. It is through these processes that Ariel is able to offer consistent, quality products to our customers.

    As with any company providing products and services, we are very focused on our customer needs and satisfaction. Ariel’s ISO system has helped us develop the tools needed to be more of a pro-active, preventative organization– maintaining the high quality that turns our first-time buyers into repeat customers.

    View Ariel's ISO 9001:2008 Certificate of Registration 

    Highlights of ISO 9001:2008

    The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is a worldwide federation of 111 national standards bodies. The organization’s primary objective is to promote the development of manufacturing, trade, and communication among business organizations worldwide through the development of established standards.

    The information contained in this section states the purpose of the quality management system, responsibility of management and the documentation requirements to maintain the system, including the Quality Assurance Manual, QAM.

    Management Responsibility covers review of the mission statement, quality policy, quality objectives, planning, and the responsibility and authority of management. Internal communication and customer focus initiatives are also found in this section.

    Provision of resources, training records and manufacturing responsibilities, such as assembly processes, are found in section 6. Resource Management documents how Ariel determines and provides resources to maintain the quality system.

    Planning of product realization such as customer related processes, design and development of the product, purchasing, production and service provision, and control of monitoring and measuring is found under the Product Realization.

    The measuring, analysis and monitoring of all processes that affect quality and the continual improvement of the system are covered in Section 8. Customer satisfaction, control of nonconforming product, analysis of data, and continual improvement processes are found in this section.