Quality and Environmental Certifications and Systems

Boyd puts quality first. Through our commitment to continuous improvement and lean practices, we strive to provide you with the highest quality products and services in a timely manner. We adhere to global environmental, government and social responsibility standards.

Boyd Spotlight Series – Senior Quality Engineer

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Quality Certifications and Systems

We are proud to have good people, reliable materials, and exacting processes that continually achieve quality and environmental goals on both a strategic and day-to-day work order level. From ISO certifications spanning IATF16949, AS9100, ISO13485, ISO9001, ISO14001, and Nadcap™ to cleanroom controls to material compliance, we set the bar high for our customers with precision components that you can rely on.

Boyd’s Quality Policy is to:

  • Meet our customers’ needs
  • Comply with our Quality Management System (QMS) requirements
  • Continually improve the effectiveness of our Quality Management Systems

Boyd Quality Management System includes utilizing Quality Tools such as:

  • Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)
  • Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
  • Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA) such as Gauge Repeatability & Reproducibility (GR&R)
  • Other Product and Process Validation Tools such as First Article Inspection (FAI), Installation, Operational and Performance Qualification (IQ/OQ/PQ)

ISO 9001: Broad Quality Management System Certification

ISO 9001 is an international standard to implement and maintain an effective quality management system (QMS). The ISO 9001 standard outlines a process-based approach to quality management with a framework to document processes, identify and manage risks, and monitor and measure performance by meeting customer and regulatory requirements.

Boyd demonstrates its commitment to quality management practices and continual improvement by maintaining ISO 9001 certification. We apply ISO 9001 standards to enhance customer satisfaction with dependable quality, minimize your overall costs, and ensure your product’s success.

Boyd ISO 9001 Certifications by Location:

ISO 13485: Medical Quality Management System for Patient & Provider Safety

ISO 13485 is an international quality management system certification specialized for medical and healthcare manufacturing. Boyd’s ISO 13485-certified facilities manufacture medical technologies of the highest quality. Medical wearables, medical disposables, medical devices, test equipment, sensitive instruments, and in vitro diagnostic devices (IVD) require stringent quality management systems to ensure reliable and safe medical component and performance, protecting both patients and healthcare providers.

Our ISO 13485 certified solutions are produced in a controlled work environment adhering to strict inspection and traceability documentation bringing exceptional quality standards to your medical products.

ISO 13485 (Medical):

IATF 16949: Automotive Quality Management System for Transportation Safety & Excellence

IATF 16949 is the International Standard for Automotive Quality Management Systems to help manufacturers meet worldwide automotive customer requirements efficiently and effectively. The International Automotive Task Force (IATF) designed IATF 16949 to be used in conjunction with the general quality controls of ISO 9001 to accommodate automotive-specific standards for safety, quality, and regulations.

Boyd’s IATF 16949 certifications assure we manufacture products that are safe, reliable, and high-quality from documented, repeatable, and controlled processes. Our commitment to automotive quality demonstrates our consistent strive to improve productivity and efficiency in a safe and controlled way with effective quality management.

We employ a variety of core quality management systems processes to meet IATF 16949 requirements, including:

  • Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)
  • Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA)
  • Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)

IATF 16949 (Automotive):

AS9100: Aerospace Quality Management System for Aviation Safety & Excellence

AS9100 was prepared with the stance of representatives from global aviation, space, and defense companies, and the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG), building on ISO 9001 quality management systems to create robust quality management system standards specialized for aerospace.

Boyd maintains AS9100 certifications across several manufacturing facilities to assure quality management system requirements exceed the challenges presented by customers within the aviation, space, and defense markets. AS9100 certification places additional inspection and controls around product safety, counterfeit parts management, ethical behavior, and other factors, assuring that aerospace and defense components are managed under a robust quality management system that best supports the high quality, reliability, and safety needs of these applications. By implementing AS9100’s specific quality management system features, Boyd demonstrates the ability to adhere to the distinct needs and quality standards of our aviation, space, and defense customers.

ISO-14001: Mitigating Boyd’s Environmental Impact

Boyd’s ISO 14001 environmental management system (EMS) certification helps us reduce our carbon footprint and negative environmental impact with full product life cycle planning, robust recycling and waste reduction programs, and thoughtful consideration to our local community impact. We are proud to take ownership and responsibility in sustainability and environmental care by implementing a data-driven approach to planning, evidence-based decision-making, and a continuous improvement culture.

Boyd promotes competence and awareness of our manufacturing impact on the environment and ensures consistent and repeatable adherence to our Environmental policy by documenting and maintaining critical process information to systematically reduce environmental impact.

Boyd’s ISO 14001 Certified Locations:

NADCAP™ Certifications:

Woburn, Massachusetts

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