ProPlate® believes long-term success is based on providing our partners with a predictably excellent and consistent level of quality that will meet or exceed their specifications and meet our Quality Assurance.
Our Commitment to Quality
Our commitment to quality extends across the board. Utilizing a collaborative, data-drive culture, combining the best and most efficient methodologies derived from our extensive library of metal finishing knowledge.
We are disciplined in creating and maintaining critical process controls and pride ourselves in delivering process capabilities that exceed our customer’s expectations. At ProPlate®, we have a team of dedicated quality professionals who seek opportunities within our quality management system to strive for continual improvement.
According to ISO.org “ISO 13485:2016 specifies requirements for a quality management system where an organization needs to demonstrate its ability to provide medical devices and related services that consistently meet customer and applicable regulatory requirements. Such organizations can be involved in one or more stages of the life-cycle, including design and development, production, storage and distribution, installation, or servicing of a medical device and design and development or provision of associated activities (e.g. technical support). ISO 13485:2016 can also be used by suppliers or external parties that provide product, including quality management system-related services to such organizations.”
ProPlate® helps medical device engineering leaders develop innovations through unique metal coating technologies that drive commercial success and result in improved patient outcomes.
ProPlate® partners with industry-leading technology companies who share our core values worldwide; Innovative, Collaborative, Critical Thinking, Driven, Quality Minded, and Reputable.
Our Staff & Capabilities
Our Quality staff has experience in plating and quality management that spans over 20 years of service to ProPlate®. Our quality team is proficient in using many industry-leading testing, quality methodologies, tools, standards, and best practices.
Testing methodologies including bake, crimp, bend, and tape, as well as the evaluation of new technologies including surface quality monitors and digital imaging devices. Our QMS enables us to accurately measure, certify and record our plating results while providing trace-ability along with consistent and predictable outcomes for all electroplating challenges.
Porosity Testing • Solder Testing • Steam Aging • Adhesion Testing • Corrosion Testing • Quench Testing • Root Cause Analysis • Equipment Calibration • AQL Sampling Plans • IQ, OQ, PQ • Protocol Design & Execution • Change Management • Regulatory Compliance • Risk Based Approach • Control Limits & Plans • Data Collection & Analysis • X-Ray Fluorescence • Spectrometers • Digital Micrometers • Calipers • Microscopic Visual Evaluation • Photography • Chemical Assays • Gage R&R Procedures • Hardness Testing • Heat Resistance • Eight Disciplines (8D) Model • FMA, FMEA, FMECA • Functional Verification • Supplier Quality Management