FPC (Factory Production Certificates)
The FPC system is a management tool which should be implemented by the producer in his operation to ensure that his daily production maintains the same attributes and essential characteristics as demonstrated during the Initial type testing (ITT).
All production businesses that require CE marking for their products and are obliged to apply production procedures control must develop and implement a FPC system.
Trading and Distribution of Medical Devices – ISO 13485
ISO 13485 specifies requirements for a quality management system where an organisation needs to demonstrate its ability to design, manufacture, trade, install and offer technical support for medical devices. ISO 13485 is based on the principles of ISO 9001 and it conforms with the process approach of Quality Management.
All requirements of ISO 13485 are specific to manufactures or providers of medical devices regardless of the type or size of their activity.
Educational services for students of secondary education and foreign languages centres – ELOT 1433
ELOT 1433 is related with the certification of educational services and the specification of criteria for assessing the quality of educational services for students of secondary education and foreign languages centres. More specifically, it defines the necessary requirements in order for the centres of secondary education and foreign languages to be included in the Greek Register of secondary education and foreign languages Centres. The standard defines through its paragraphs the required points and criteria which will be used in order to evaluate the Management System implemented by the Education Institution.
Garages, body-shops, new & used vehicles sale points – ELOT 1434
Technical standard ELOT 1434 defines the requirements necessary for any garage, body-shop or vehicles sales point business in order to be included in the Greek Register for Vehicles services providers that have been granted the Greek Flag (for shielding of Certified Greek products).
FOREST STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL –FSC, PEFC
The Forest Stewardship Council’s mission is to promote environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial and economically viable management of the world’s forests.
FSC certification provides the link between responsible forest management and consumption of forest products (such as timber, paper) allowing on the one hand consumers to purchase environmentally-friendly products, and on the other hand enterprises to add value to their products.
Competence of testing and calibration laboratories – ISO 17025
ISO 17025 specifies the general requirements for the competence to carry out tests and calibrations, including sampling.
Laboratories that are accredited to this international standard (ISO 17025) have demonstrated that they are technically and administratively competent and able to produce precise and accurate test and calibration data. All these must carried out in line with set standard or in-house methods, using specific equipment and within determined and declared precision standards.
Supply chain Security Management Systems – ISO 28000
ISO 28000 is an international standard for Supply chain security management systems. The standard identifies the risk levels across the supply chain operations; it strengthens the organization by implementing safety measures and developing security procedures, keeping records and indexes in order to ensure timely deliveries, more efficient stock management, keeping timetables and to reduce risk.
Communication providers – ELOT 1435
It is the national standard developed by the Greek Association of Advertising and Communication Companies in co-operation with ELOT and it defines good practice and efficient management of communication systems. The standards requires the analysis of current practices, staff training and the development of written processes, records and indexes that aim to control costs and increase customer satisfaction.
Good Manufacturing Practices in Cosmetics Companies – ISO 22716
ISO 22716 is an international standard that gives guidelines on all Good Manufacturing Practices regulations relevant to all enterprises that participate in the field of cosmetics supply in the European Market.
ISO 22716 introduces a new approach of the management system, which includes production, control, storage and distribution of cosmetics. Moreover, it incorporates specific guidelines and practice methods in order to manage and control production that may affect the quality of the final product.
The new EU Regulation 1223/2009/EC (Cosmetics Regulation) has been in force since July 2013 and sets as necessary requirement the implementation of Good Practice standards by Cosmetics Companies. The development and certification of a management system following the requirement of the international standard ISO 22716 proves that a Cosmetics Company conforms to current legislation.
Samaras & Associates Ltd. has the ‘know-how’ and the highly trained personnel in order to prepare your business for the implementation of Good practice policies, which will aid in the granting of certification from the relevant Authority.