Fundamentals of our quality policy

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Continuously enhancing quality is one of Greenbrier Europe's most important strategic goals. We aim to satisfy and exceed the high expectations of our international customers on a long-term basis in the future as well.

To achieve this objective, we draw on our own expert department staffed  dedicated exclusively to quality assurance.The Greenbrier Europe Quality Management System has naturally been certified in accordance with ISO 9001:2015, EN 14025, EN ISO 3834-2 and EN 15085. This is a field where Greenbrier Europe works together with TÜV (German Technical Inspectorate). 

Testing laboratories
The testing of the component groups manufactured is carried out by our specialist quality assurance team. The following certified testing laboratories are responsible for testing:

    • Metrology Laboratory - BRML: EN ISO 17025 certified
    • Physical/Chemical Laboratory- AFER (Romanian railway authority)
    • Non-destructive testing in CNCAN laboratory

    Components purchasing
    We also place great emphasis on the quality of components from our supplie

    • Planning and coordination of approval procedures for suppliers regarding products and processes, as well as process capability
    • Ensuring the acceptance of supplier materials and components

    Aims of our quality strategy

    • Improving quality in all segments
    • Further training for employees
    • Achieving of performance goals
    • Customer satisfaction

    We are proud of the positive ratings which our team is awarded for quality assurance by our customers' certifying bodies.


    Quality assurance and process control 

    Testing procedures are carried out during the manufacturing processes in accordance with the inspection schedules specific to the individual products.

    Tasks of Greenbrier Europe's quality management:

    • Preparation, administration and control of the Quality Management System; documentation of implementation (QM Manual and Company Procedures)
    • Procuring of external certifications for AstraRail
    • Planning and coordination of management system analyses
    • Conducting of internal process and product audits
    • Planning and coordination of product and process innovations as well as initiating approval procedures
    • Quality performance analyses (key performance indicators)

    TÜV Süd GmbH certifies Greenbrier Europe to ISO 9001:2015 
    Greenbrier Europe Industries has had its Quality Management System successfully certified by TÜV Süd (German Technical Inspectorate). The Quality Management System complies with the international standards specified under DIN EN ISO 9001:2015.

    With its seamless Quality Management System, Greenbrier Europe has set in place the prerequisites for securing the status quo and systematically optimising its high quality standards. We view our ability to deliver products and services to a high standard as an aspiration and an obligation towards our customers.

    Certifications

    • EN 14025: TÜV Süd
    • EN ISO 3834-2: TÜV Thüringen
    • DIN EN 14025: TÜV Thüringen
    • DIN 27201-7: Materials Service
    • EN ISO/CEI 17025: BRML
    • TSI Cert (SB; SD and H1): Ricardo Certification; Tüv Süd Netherlands; Railway Approval Ltd; Swiss TS; VUZ
    • VPI: DB SCHENKER
    • Supplier qualification at Deutsche Bahn
    • PN-EN ISO 9001:2009 Quality Management System
    • PN-EN ISO 14001:2005 Enviromental Management System
    • PN-N18001:2004 Occupational Health and Safety Management System issued by: IQNet (The International Certification Network); PCBC (The Polish Centre for Testing and Certification)
    • AAR Compliance Quality Standards 2000
    • OHSAS 18001:2007 Occupational Health and Safety Management System issued by: IQNet (The International Certification Network); PCBC (The Polish Centre for Testing and Certification)