ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System
SRC’s DES division in Syracuse, N.Y. has been ISO 9001:2008 registered since 2009 (view SRC’s certificate of conformance). The scope of the registration includes the design, development and limited production of radar, electronic warfare and communications systems. In 2013, we expanded the scope of the registration to include the chem-bio activities performed in the environmental lab of SRC’s Building 3 in Syracuse. The registration now covers all DES activities in SRC Buildings 2, 3 and 4 in Syracuse.
SRCTec received ISO 9001:2000 registration in 2007 and ISO 9001:2008 registration (view SRCTec’s certificate of conformance) in 2009. The scope of SRCTec’s registration includes the design, manufacture and depot repair service of radar and communication systems in Syracuse, N.Y., as well as the management of field repair and support in remote locations.
ISO 9001:2008 is an international quality management system standard developed by a worldwide federation of national standards bodies representing 158 countries. ISO 9001:2008 requirements and guidelines emphasize consistent quality and enhanced customer satisfaction. ISO is the standard used as the foundation for instituting quality management systems.
Capability Maturity Model Integration – Maturity Level 3
In October, 2013, SRC’s Process Excellence Office achieved CMMI-Maturity Level 3 (view certificate). The PEO enables any program from any division to operate in accordance with the requirements of CMMI-Maturity Level 3. CMMI is a process improvement approach that provides organizations with the essential elements of effective processes.
Achieving CMMI demonstrates SRC’s strong commitment to high quality standards for our products and services, and our commitment to establishing consistency across the organization. By utilizing disciplined, repeatable practices, SRC is able to better serve our customers by assuring them of product and process quality, use of industry best practices, and continuous product and process improvement.
SRC’s DES division in Syracuse, N.Y. builds and inspects electronics to recognized industry workmanship standards. SRC utilizes certified technicians and inspectors for IPC-J-STD-001 – Industry Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies and IPC/WHMA-A-620 – Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies. There are also certified in-house trainers for each of these standards.
SRCTec is certified as a secured importer under the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism program, a voluntary, government-business partnership designed to strengthen the overall global supply chain and U.S. border security.
The goal of C-TPAT is to achieve the highest level of cargo security through close cooperation between businesses and CBP. By participating in C-TPAT, SRCTec is making a vital contribution to help secure our borders and supply chain, and ensure the continued free-flow of international trade. In order to receive this certification, SRCTec demonstrated that its business practices met CBP’s stringent security standards.
SRC's LEED Certification for our Corporate Headquarters in Syracuse, New York
SRC’s corporate headquarters in Syracuse, N.Y. received LEED® certification by the U.S. Green Building Council and Green Building Certification Institute in 2009. Only 978 buildings worldwide were LEED for New Construction certified at the time SRC received this prestigious recognition and this was the first building of its size in Central New York to be LEED certified. SRC’s building has advanced lighting technology; an ENERGY STAR®-rated roofing membrane; highly energy efficient heating and cooling systems; CO2 monitoring; low emitting paints, carpeting, and building materials; prime parking for bicyclists, carpoolers, and hybrid vehicles, and much more. Not only has SRC met the requirements for LEED certification, but it is also qualified for “energy conservation” credits from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority.