Quality Management System

Exceeding the industry’s most demanding quality standards

Applies only to SIMCO Santa Clara Lab

Consistent Procedures

SIMCO’s QMS software ensures all of our 24 labs and field service teams use the same approved calibration procedures.

Manufacturer Level Procedures

Many of SIMCO’s procedures are the same procedures performed by the instrument manufacturer.

Software Automated Quality Checks

Our QMS software systems provide automated quality checks and enforce mandatory standards compliance.

Continuous Improvement Process

Our process includes system-based metrics & alerts, customer satisfaction surveys, employee training, company-wide Opportunity For Improvement program, & regular Program Health reviews.

Accreditation & Certification

Since its founding in Silicon Valley in 1962, SIMCO has always placed top priority on providing the highest quality technical services and receiving accreditation and certification to national and international quality standards.

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ISO 9001:2015
DEKRA Registered Quality has certified that SIMCO meets the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 with the scope of calibration, repair, and testing of test equipment, process instruments and equipment, and measuring instruments and equipment.

SIMCO’s ISO 9001:2015 Certificate can be viewed here or on any of our Lab Locations pages.

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ISO/IEC 17025
Numerous SIMCO commercial laboratories are accredited by A2LA to ISO/IEC 17025:2005 – general requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories.

SIMCO’s Scope of Accreditation for ISO/IEC 17025 can be viewed for each SIMCO lab on our Lab Locations pages.

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ANSI/NCSL Z540-1 and Z540.3
Most SIMCO laboratories also hold accreditation to ANSI/NCSL Z540-1 and Z540.3.  These National Standard describe the technical requirements for establishing and maintaining:

  • the acceptability of the performance of measuring and test equipment
  • the suitability of a calibration for its intended application
  • the compatibility of measurements with the National Measurement System
  • and the traceability of measurement results to the International System of Units (SI).

SIMCO’s Scope of Accreditation for ANSI/NCSL Z540-1 and Z540.3 can be viewed for each SIMCO lab on our Lab Locations pages.