ATE is IATF 16949 certified since 2019. IATF 16949 is the international standard for quality management systems in the automotive industry. Developed by theIATF (International Automotive Task Force) in conjunction with European and American automotive manufacturers and suppliers, it enables us, among other things, to guarantee consistent quality of our products and services, reduce gaps and scrap in the supply chain and prevent non-conformities.
ISO 14001 is an internationally recognised standard setting out the requirements for an environmental management system. It helps organisations to improve their environmental performance through more efficient use of resources and reduction of waste. It is part of the sustainable development framework and is based on a voluntary approach to continuous improvement. ATE has been ISO 14001 certified since 2018.
ISO 45001 is the standard developed for organisations concerned with improving the safety of their employees, reducing risks in the workplace and creating better and safer working conditions.
UL certification provides assurance of product quality and safety. It is awarded by Underwriters Laboratories after a thorough analysis of the product to determine if it meets safety standards. Some of our products meet all of these criteria and are UL certified. The UL audit process was initiated in 2009.
HD Flexo has quickly become the new standard in flexography. This digital printing plate process for printing forms provides unparalleled print quality in the flexo process. HD Flexo provides a wider colour gamut, finer gradations and sharper detail. This makes it possible for flexo printing to reach levels of quality and consistency close to offset and gravure printing. ATE has been HD Flexo certified since 2013.
In 2018, our company was trusted as a reference converter by our internationally renowned partner, the company 3M. Alsace Techniques Etiquetage is thus one of the 4 French companies to have received the “3M Preferred Converter” label, a guarantee of quality and trust that demonstrates our ability to offer solutions adapted to our customers.
In July 2018, ATE was recognised as a Tier 1 supplier to one of the biggest names in the automotive sector, the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Group.
Our production workshop has been classified ISO 7 (“grey room”) according to the ISO 14644-1 standard, just a few particles away from ISO 6 (“clean room”).
The 5S method allows for the continuous optimisation of working conditions and working time by ensuring the organisation, cleanliness and safety of a work area. It is a management technique that is part of our quality approach.
The FMEA method, or Failure Mode, Effect and Criticality Analysis, is a quality tool for preventive analysis that enables the identification and treatment of potential causes of defects and failures before they occur.
A 100% camera inspection with reporting of each production run can be offered to customers who so wish.
PPAP is a mandatory inspection process in the automotive industry. Designed to evaluate the supplier’s manufacturing capacity, it also allows us to know whether the supplier meets the quality requirements of its customers.