Quality Assurance

Baker & Finnemore Ltd provides the customer with components that are of the highest quality and are engineered to the exact specifications.

Each stage of the manufacture, from the raw material through the manufacturing processes, to the despatch of the finished components, are subject to careful scrutiny by our team of experienced quality control work force who work to our comprehensive quality control procedures.

EN 9100:2018 and ISO 9001:2015

Having a total commitment to quality, we have implemented a quality assurance system that is approved to EN 9100:2018 and ISO 9001:2015 - Cert No FM 29262. Our certificate of registration is available as a PDF.

IATF 16949:2016

Having a total commitment to quality, we have implemented a quality assurance system that is approved to IATF 16949:2016 at both our Birmingham (Cert. No. 552058) and Tipton (Cert. No. 677788) manufacturing centres. Our Birmingham certificate of registration and Tipton certificate of registration are available as PDFs.

IATF 16949 Automotive Approved

Baker & Finnemore Ltd IATF 16949:2016 approved and ISO9001:2015 approved manufacturer of Starlock® Push On Fasteners and pressings.

IATF 16949:2016 is an ISO technical specification which aligns existing US, German, French and Italian automotive quality system standards within the global automotive industry. It specifies the quality system requirements for the design/development, production, installation and servicing of automotive-related products.


The global automotive industry demands world class levels of product quality, productivity and competitiveness as well as continual improvement. To achieve this goal many vehicle manufacturers insist that suppliers throughout the supply chain adhere to strict technical specifications laid out in a quality management standard for suppliers to the automotive sector, known as ISO /IATF 16949:2016.

In fact, for the majority of leading vehicle manufacturers, certification to this specification is a mandatory requirement for doing business.

IATF 16949:2016 & Baker & Finnemore Ltd

Achieving accreditation to IATF 16949:2016 in October 2010 demanded taking the best of the Quality Management System already in place and integrating them into the technical specification. A mixture of culture change, continuous improvement programs and focusing on customer specific requirements allowed Baker & Finnemore Ltd to rise to every challenge, without compromising customer needs.

Why choose us?

As the global market leader for manufacture and supply of Starlock® Push On Fasteners into the automotive supply chain, we are continuously looking at innovative ways of improving our business, to ensure we meet our present and future customers needs. ISO/IATF 16949:2016 gives us the solid foundation and building blocks to achieve this and our overall objective of being the "Best of the Best".

ISO 14001:2015 - Environment Management System

As a company, we are completely committed to reducing the impact of our activities, products and services on the environment. Operating an environment management system (EMS) which complies with ISO 14001:2015 and our certificate of registration no. EMS 540538 is available as a PDF.

Our environment management system constantly monitor environmental aspects, which we control and over which, can be expected to have an influence.

OHSAS 18001:2007

Baker & Finnemore's OHSAS 18001:2007 certificate no. OHS 579503 was awarded by BSI (British Standards Institution) - who established the British Standard BS OHSAS 18001:2007 (PDF 447Kb)- after validation of Baker & Finnemore Ltd applications, systems, processes and services by an independent accredited auditor.

"Our staff are the heart of our company, and their wellbeing is our top priority, Achieving OHSAS 18001:2007 certification demonstrates the sincerity of Baker & Finnemore's commitment to health and safety, and provides us with a framework for constant improvement."


AS9100 is the internationally recognized Quality Management System standard specific to the Aerospace, Aviation and Defence Industries. This standard is strongly supported and adhered to by major aerospace OEMs and is being required by vendors within the supply chain on an increasing basis.

AS9100 certification reflects Baker & Finnemore's commitment to meeting and exceeding the increasingly stringent industry requirements for aerospace related products and assures our manufacturing processes consistently meet the requirements and expectations of customer's presenting the most challenging applications.

Conflict Minerals Statement

Baker & Finnemore is committed to sourcing materials from companies that share our values around human rights, ethics and environmental responsibility. We expect all our suppliers to abide by the requirements of the "Conflict Mineral Rule".

Baker & Finnemore supports the goal of ending violence, human rights violations and environmental devastation in the countries covered. We are committed to complying with any requirements applicable to our company under the "Conflict Mineral Rule".
Conflicts Minerals Statement (PDF 119Kb).

RoHS and REACH Statement

Baker & Finnemore, to the best of our knowledge, are compliant on products provided to restrictions on substances: SVHC 173 January 2017, REACH and RoHS 2 2011/65/EU, and secondary legislation on RoHS 2 2015/863 and confirm that none of the RoHS 2 10 banned substances are in any of our products.
RoHS and REACH Statement (Microsoft Word 951Kb).

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