Bodycote’s Nogent, France facility has been awarded MedAccred accreditation, the company has announced. MedAccred, administered by the Performance Review Institute, is an industry managed approach to ensuring critical manufacturing process quality throughout the medical device supply chain.
This news follows the announcement of Bodycote as the first company in Europe to be awarded MedAccred accreditation for its Derby, UK facility in April 2016 and the receipt of a MedAccred quality award for its Massachusetts, US facility in August 2016. Bodycote is the first company to receive multiple MedAccred accreditations.
MedAccred establishes stringent consensus audit criteria based on industry and specific OEM requirements that ensure compliance and quality. Adherence to these requirements leads to greater process discipline, operational efficiency and ongoing improvement.
Bodycote Nogent offers heat treatment services, serving the medical device and implants markets for France and Europe, and has a partnership with Bodycote’s hot isostatic pressing (HIP) plant in Magny-Cours, France.