Global synthetic turf manufacturer passes international quality recertification with zero compliance issues.
Austin, TexasNovember 20, 2013Act Global, a worldwide synthetic turf manufacturer, has successfully completed an independent, third-party audit to be recertified for international quality standards set forth by ISO 9001. The company passed with an impeccable report and zero compliance issues.
ISO 9001 is a world-recognized standard for quality management, focused on all areas of business including facilities, people, product quality, training processes and customer service.
“For a company to truly achieve a culture of quality, it takes team members with skill, commitment and passion to make it happen,” said Fred Gregg, quality manager of Act Global. “Act Global management and staff have defined key processes and responsibilities to demonstrate our focus on quality, customers, efficiency, technology and continual improvement.”
Gregg emphasized that adhering to ISO 9001 methodology helps ensure that customers get consistent, high-quality products and services.
“By implementing quality standards and checks in each phase of production, Act Global can reliably deliver a high-quality synthetic turf system to every customer,” said Gregg.
During the manufacturing phases, the Act Global quality program focuses on problem prevention in addition to problem detection. The company completes quality checks at every stage of production, including a final visual inspection of the artificial turf to verify consistency and quality. Act Global also retains samples of all products that are shipped to the job site for future testing and comparison with field performance.
Act Global adheres to a total quality management approach, including each of the following phases:
- Research and development
- Product design and testing
- Employee training and procedures
- Manufacturing processes which focuses on prevention
- Strict sourcing of quality raw materials
- Processes to detect, record and resolve any product quality matters
- Sample retention
- Final pre-shipment inspection
- Installation workmanship
- Post-installation maintenance
ABOUT ACT GLOBAL
Act Global is a world leader in synthetic turf and artificial grass manufacturing. The company’s monofilament and fibrillated artificial Xtreme Turf and Xtreme Lawn products replicate natural grass for use in international stadiums, indoor sport centers, synthetic lawns and other synthetic grass uses. Its LiteEarth and AvTurf affiliations add capabilities for landfills and airport applications. Act Global has four manufacturing locations in USA, Europe and Asia and installations in over 70 countries. Act Global is notable for currently being the first company in the world that is a FIFA Preferred Producer for Football Turf, Synthetic Turf Council Certified Manufacturer and holds an ISO 9001 certification. Its products have undergone hundreds of independent laboratory tests for quality, durability and performance. For additional information, please visit http://www.ActGlobal.com.
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