Quality

ISO 9001:2015    BS EN 9100:2016    BS EN 9120:2016

The key objective of Knight Precision Wire is to provide 100% satisfaction in the quality of our products and service. To assist us in achieving this goal, KPW places great emphasis on the continuous improvement of our employees’ skill and knowledge, our products and our processes. 

It is essential for continued growth that the focus is always to maintain the correct balance between profitability and sustainability. 

It is our aim to build a long-term relationship with our customers, to understand their exacting needs and become their preferred wire/cable supply managers. The key areas of growth are set, measured and reviewed as part of the Management Review schedule.

Quality Management System

Knight Precision Wire Ltd (incorporating Omega Resistance Wire, Rowan Cable Products and KC Smith Ortho) has implemented a management system based on the requirements of ISO9001:2015, BS EN 9100:2018 and BS EN 9120:2018. The scope of this accreditation is as follows; Specialist processing and stockholding of precision wire, tube, tape, strip, braid, bunched and stranded wire rope and cable in a comprehensive range of carbon spring steel, mild steel, stainless steel, copper and copper alloys, nickel and nickel alloys, resistance alloys of nickel chrome and cupro-nickel, titanium and titanium alloys, aluminium. Wire drawing, strand annealing, wire straightening and cutting to length, flat wire and tape rolling, wire rolling, wire spooling including multi-end wire, wire cleaning including vibro-polishing, ultrasonic, braiding, bunching and stranding for wire rope and cable manufacture.

This is regularly audited by BSI.

As a consequence, Knight Precision Wire is now included in the internationally recognised IAQS OASIS database of approved aerospace industry suppliers, the Achilles RISQS database of approved Railway industry suppliers and the Achilles UVDB database of approved Utility industry suppliers.

Testing Equipment

The Quality Control Department is equipped with an extensive range of modern testing equipment to ensure the consistent quality and repeatability of all of our products. All equipment is maintained in the highest condition and accuracy is verified by regular external calibration.

Approvals

In addition to the Quality Management System Accreditations, Knight Precision Wire has achieved separate approvals from many companies, the Approvals page lists some of the notable companies we have obtained approval to supply.

General Policies

  • Conflict Minerals (compliant with CMRT version 5.11 27th April 2018)
  • ROHS Directive (compliant with RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU)
  • REACH (compliant with EU REACH regulation (EC) No 1907/2006)