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April 1st 2015 – Successful Surveillance Audit by LRQA
Remarks from the audit:
There was a clear link between the quality policy and customer satisfaction. The organisation very responsive and flexible to customer requirements and the quality system supports this. A pdf copy of the report is available here.

May 29th 2014 – Successful Certificate Renewal Audit by LRQA
Remarks from the audit:
The quality management system was clearly effective and supported the business. The focus was clearly on providing a customer-focused and high quality service.
The move to the new location showed clear evidence of continual improvement. A pdf copy of the report is available here.

February 20th 2014 – We're on the move!
Our new address:
Unit B11, Little Heath Industrial Estate, Old Church Road, Coventry, CV6 7NB.

Oct 3rd 2013 – Successful Focus Audit by LRQA
Remarks from the audit:
AC Inspection maintained their quality management system in an effective and conscientious manner. The system had been extremely well maintained during this certification period. The documentation explained the key processes clearly. Discussions and evidence showed customers were satisfied with the service provided. A pdf copy of the report is available here.

Dec 6th 2012 – Successful Surveillance Audit by LRQA
Remarks from the audit:
The quality management system was clearly effective and supported the business. The internal audit process had been changed showing continual improvement.
The quality system documentation continued to be well maintained. The processes continued to be well implemented and all records well maintained. The focus was clearly on providing a customer-focused service. A pdf copy of the report is available here.

March 27th 2012 – Successful Surveillance Audit by LRQA
Remarks from the audit:
The quality management system continued to be effective and flexible in meeting client requirements. Commitment to customer satisfaction was evident in the approach to managing the quality systems. A pdf copy of the report is available here.

June 6th 2011 – Successful Certificate Renewal Audit to ISO 9001:2008
Remarks from the audit:
AC Inspection continued to operate a well-managed quality management system which continued to be effective for them. Discussion with both the directors confirmed continued commitment to an effective quality management system. here.

October 21st 2010 – Successful Focus Audit by LRQA to ISO 9001:2008
Remarks from the audit:
The assessment outcome was very positive. The quality system was very well maintained and supported AC Inspection's daily activities.

The discussions with both directors and the supporting quality system records showed strong commitment to complying with the standard and exceeding customer expectations.

A pdf copy of the report is available here.

January 27th 2010 – Successful surveillance audit by LRQA
Remarks from the audit:
The quality management system was well managed, maintained and effective in meeting client requirements. A pdf copy of the report is available here.

May 5th 2009 – Successful surveillance audit by LRQA
Remarks from the audit:
The system was effective in meeting the organisation’s requirements.  The organisation showed a high level of customer focus and flexibility.

October 1st 2008 – On the move
We’ve moved onto the premises of our biggest and most successful customer - NP Aerospace Ltd.

June 27th 2008 – Successful Certificate Renewal audit by LRQA
Remarks from the audit:
Because no non-conformities have been identified re-certification against ISO 9001:2000 is therefore made.
No weaknesses were identified.

November 5th 2007 – Successful surveillance audit by LRQA
Remarks from the audit:
The effectiveness of the QMS was able to be confirmed, via both the results of the Internal Audits and Management Reviews undertaken so far in year 2007.  Continual improvement was also demonstrated via the M/Review meeting minutes sampled.

January 30, 2007 – Successful surveillance visit by LRQA
Remarks from the audit:
"The system remains effective for the needs of the business and has shown continual improvement through items such as meeting objectives, change to improved new location, expansion of the client database, and improved equipment resulting in expansion of the services that can be offered.”

January, 2007 - New Equipment
ACI have a 2.5m table with a Stiefelmayer system C machine installed. This greatly increases the scope of work that can be undertaken.

September, 2006 - On The Move
ACI move to new premises on Bayton road, Exhall. This is a more central location with easy access to the motorway system.

March, 2006 - New Certification
Carl obtains his TS16949 Auditors certificate.

Feb, 2006 - Successful surveillance audit to ISO 9001:2000 with LQRA
Remarks from the audit
"The records reviewed showed a high level of customer satisfaction as well as continuing commitment to improvement of the quality system, with a number of enhancements evident since the last visit e.g. goods in / despatch log."