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Ballybane Enterprise Centre will host a free seminar on the opportunities for SMEs for accelerated business growth with ISO Certification on Thursday May 8.
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.
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.
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 Galway based firm has become the first stocktaking company in Ireland to achieve the internationally recognised International Organisation for Standardisation (IS0) 9001:2008 quality management system certification.
At Kilkenny District Court on Tuesday, Bernard McNamara of Hugginstown trading as BMN Tyre Services pleaded guilty to an offence under the Waste Management (tyres and waste tyres) Regulations 2007 in relation to the holding, storage and disposal of waste tyres.