KPW is a supplier to the medical device manufacturing market, in which material quality and stringent process quality control are essential.
Our accreditations to the following standards have been key to achieving this:
- BE EN ISO 9001 (Quality Management)
- BS EN ISO AS9100 (manufacture of products for Aerospace, Space and Defence)
- BS EN ISO AS9120 (stockholding and supply of Aerospace material).
- MDA Certification (Medical Device Approval) and CE Marking approval
A particular specialisation is the supply of stainless steel into the orthodontic industry under our company brand name KC Smith Ortho. Under this brand we are certified by the MDA and are authorised to CE mark our products.
The key materials we supply into the medical and orthodontic industries are:
- Precision Stainless steel 302, 304, 316, 316L and 321
- Implant grade stainless steel 316LVM
Particular products we supply to the medical and orthodontic industries are:
- Precision orthodontic arch wire
- Soft stainless medical ligature wire
- Hard Stainless steel for needles, supplied in precision cut lengths