Bus

Micro Bird's Quebec facility attains ISO certification

Posted on October 23, 2014

Micro Bird attained ISO 9001:2008 certification at its Drummondville, Quebec manufacturing facility. The new International Standards Organization (ISO) designation underscores Micro Bird’s commitment to safety, quality, durability, serviceability and assures that customers continue to receive the highest level of quality buses.

The achievement follows Blue Bird Fort Valley’s certification, which was awarded in 2013.

Developed by the International Organization for Standardization, ISO 9001:2008 is an international quality standard which uses a process approach for developing, implementing and improving the effectiveness of a quality management program for manufacturing companies. ISO standards ensure that products are safe, reliable and exhibit good quality.

Important components of ISO 9001:2008 include customer satisfaction and establishing processes for continuous improvement. The certification also mandates periodic audits by ISO registrars to ensure the company is in compliance with the requirements of the ISO 9001:2008 standard.

Established in 2009, Micro Bird is a joint-venture company between Blue Bird and the Girardin Family— a long-standing relationship that spans nearly 50 years. Today, the Micro Bird manufacturing facility extends over 165,000 square feet and employs over 300 people.

Blue Bird’s Fort Valley manufacturing plant achieved its ISO 9001:2008 certification in April 2013. The Fort Valley plant features over one million square feet of production space and employs over 1,600 people.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Micro Bird's James Mansell discusses new D-Series Electric

METRO spoke to Mansell on the BusCon 2018 show floor about the new vehicle, which was first unveiled at the show.

Mobility, New Vehicles Highlight BusCon 2018

Held once again in Indianapolis, this year's event featured a look at AVs and electric vehicles, as well as new offerings from BYD, MCI, and Micro Bird Commercial.

Flint MTA awarded grant for 'Vets to Wellness' program

Partnering with other groups to provide health and wellness transportation to the veteran communities throughout the region.

Top BusCon 2018 tweets

A look at some of the highlights from BusCon 2018, which was held in Indianapolis Oct. 1 to 3.

 

FTA honors rural public transit agencies for outstanding service

Calif.-based Monterey Salinas Transit was one of six transit agencies recognized.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation