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Fernite have achieved ISO9001:2015 Certification. Pictured are Managing Director James Kitching and Technical Manager Marc Horner

Fernite Achieve ISO9001:2015 Certification

Fernite of Sheffield Ltd are proud to have been certified as meeting the requirements of the updated ISO9001:2015 standard.

IS09001 is the internationally recognised standard for quality management, and to achieve certification, companies must demonstrate that they have quality management systems in place which ensure products and service meet consistent high standards.

The 2015 update provides greater focus on leadership, risk-based decision making and emerging technologies.

The independent assessment at Fernite’s Sheffield factory was carried out by SGS Ltd in August 2018.


Fernite of Sheffield Ltd’s Managing Director James Kitching said,

“To achieve ISO9001:2015 certification requires companies to show a serious commitment to quality management, a culture of continuous improvement, and a focus on providing customers with products which consistently meet the highest standards.

“I’m delighted that Fernite’s certification has been renewed to meet the new requirements, and I am extremely proud of our team who demonstrate commitment to quality and high standards of service at every level.  

“We are continuously working to improve our processes, and this year has seen a significant programme of investment into both new technology and expanding our workforce with a particular focus on streamlining processes and continuous improvement.

“Our vision is to be a great UK manufacturing business, recognised as our customers’ favourite supplier, manufacturing quality products and providing a friendly, reliable service. Meeting the new updated ISO9001 standard ensures we have the systems in place to help us achieve these aims.”


Fernite of Sheffield Ltd is certified as meeting the requirements of ISO9001:2015 in the following:

  • Steel Stockists (including steel and brass shimstock).
  • Manufacture of machine knives, doctor blades, granulator blades, shims, slideways, feeler gauges.
  • Processing of steel coil.
  • Shearing, slitting, laser cutting, machining , heat treatment.
  • Grinding of customer supplied product.

Click here to view our ISO9001:2015 Certificate