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As the economy continues to grow and more people decide to renovate their homes, the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) is warning consumers to only use NSAI quality certified products and installers when insulating their properties.
As economic conditions start to improve, Westmeath companies, like many other businesses across Ireland, are seeing the benefit of investing in standards, says NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland), who have announced registration numbers to a range of standards including quality, environmental, and occupational health and safety. The figures show that over twenty-eight Westmeath based companies are registered to NSAI standards, as they aim to increase their competitive advantage and thrive in key industries.
A and T Printing, Colas Group, Galway Turkeys, MAPs Ltd and the Marine Institute / Foras na Mara were among 40 private and public sector organisations to receive awards this week from the Minister of State for Small Business, Mr John Perry TD.
The recent horsemeat issue highlights how easily business reputations and consumer confidence can be damaged or lost, and further reinforces the high value for companies of having standards in place for products and services.
McGraths Limestone Works was among the 49 private and public sector organisations receiving awards last November 27 from the Minister of State for Small Business, John Perry. The County Mayo based company joined the likes of the international telecommunications company Vodafone and the State’s Forensic Science Laboratory in achieving certified levels of excellence under a range of headings.
County Galway-based companies Ability West and the Coffey Group were among the 49 private and public sector organisations receiving awards last week from the Minister of State for Small Business, Mr John Perry T.D. The County Galway based companies joined the likes of the international telecommunications company Vodafone and the state’s Forensic Science Laboratory in achieving certified levels of excellence under a range of headings.
A Kilkenny-based company was presented with an ISO certification for success in pursuing a continuous improvement strategy for the business and its customers.
The National Standards Authority of Ireland in conjunction with the Food Safety Authority of Ireland, has launched a revised standard for bottled (or packaged) water to reflect recent changes in European and national legislation on food hygiene and traceability requirements.
Given the current economic climate, business owners and managers are wondering what risks may lie ahead, and how to identify and manage them. But rather than focusing on risk as a negative, they should consider risks as opportunities. Risk is good for any organisation because without it there is no reward or progress. Properly implemented risk management is as much about identifying opportunities as potential losses.
The Chief Executive of the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI), Maurice Buckley has said local companies gaining internationally recognised certifications for their goods and services is a key weapon in protecting jobs in the west and midlands.