Quality Management

Quality Management

We are proud of the exceptional reliability of our products achieved by rigorous quality control.

KEL places its greatest emphasis on the connective reliability of its products. The reliability we have established through complete quality control is highly acclaimed by many of our customers.

81_ext_04_en_0.jpg

In order to ensure unshakeable connection reliability,
KEL conducts thorough quality control.

The key to connectors is high connection reliability. KEL leaves no room for compromise, and maintains a demanding and thorough quality control system. From design management to process management, production record management, all the way through product inspection and post-delivery archiving of quality management records, we have built a comprehensive system for controlling quality. Through thorough quality control, we have built a solid reliability. Also, in prototype tests and at the final product inspection stage, we use sophisticated examination equipment to conduct rigorous inspections. From customized products to the mass-produced, we pursue the superb quality that we ourselves would expect.

KEL Quality Management System
Quality management system structure
  • Design management
  • Processing management
  • Production records management
  • Product inspection
  • Packaging and delivery
  • After-sales service
  • Quality management record

Quality Management and Environment Management System

ISO9001

The ISO 9000 series is a collective term for the international standards for quality management systems specified by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and ISO 9001 constitutes the core of that series.
KEL received certification for ISO 9001 in 1996, and the following two items make up its quality policy.
1. KEL Corporation works as one to meet customers’ requirements for the connectors, sockets, harnesses, racks and peripheral parts that KEL produces, and to provide product quality that satisfies customers.
2. KEL Corporation accurately understands and meets customers’ requirements, sets targets for product quality improvement, and evaluates and reviews theresults of improvement, with the aim of enhancing its quality management systems.

ISO14001

The ISO 14000 series is a collective term for the international standards for environmental management systems specified by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and ISO 14001 constitutes the core of that series.
KEL received certification for ISO 14001 in 2002, and endeavors to conserve the environment and prevent pollution by promoting the following four items: (1) waste reduction, (2) energy saving and resource saving, (3) proper management of chemical substances, and (4) development and provision of environmentally friendly products.

ISO/TS16949

ISO/TS 16949 is an international standard for quality management systems in the automotive industry.
Whereas ISO 9001 is a general standard for quality management systems applicable to all industries, ISO/TS 16949 is a standard that contains the requirements (about 80 items) specific to the automotive industry in addition to the requirements of ISO 9001.
KEL completed certification registration for ISO/TS 16949 in 2015.