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Certification, Memberships, & Associations

Certification

ISO 9001

ISO is an international standard which documents operating procedures and assures that top-quality products are manufactured. This means that you're getting a consistently made product each and every time you order. And, with KLINGSPOR's ISO 9001 rating, you can be assured that quality products and knowledgeable personnel are at your disposal.

Whether you're well-versed in abrasive applications or whether you simply don't have the time to worry about it, KLINGSPOR Abrasives can help you improve the looks of your final product and save you time and money in the process. KLINGSPOR knows what it takes to achieve the results you want and need.


Memberships & Associations

KLINGSPOR is proud to be a member of the following organizations. Use the links below for more information about these organizations.

Association of Woodworking and Furnishings Suppliers

American Welding Society

Cabinet Makers Association

International Solid Surface Fabricators Association

National Kitchen & Bath Association

National Wood Flooring Association

Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association

Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America

National Glass Association

Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association

National Marine Manufacturers Association

Architectural Woodwork Institute

American Wind Energy Association

National Ornamental and Miscellaneous Metals Association



oSa® - The Center of Excellence for the Safety of Abrasives

KLINGSPOR is a founding member of the oSa®. The Organization for the Safety of Abrasives is a voluntary association of abrasive manufacturers. All members commit to adhering to all European safety standards applicable to abrasive tools, as well as promote and enforce stricter production & testing regulations. As an expression of their voluntary commmitment, the oSa® awards a quality seal that is protected worldwide. To the user, this translates to increased safety during use and a lower liability risk.


The 7 Criterias That Guarantee oSa® Safety

  • Voluntary commitment of the manufacturer
  • Testing facilities and expertise under the manufacturer's roof
  • Certified quality management including documented processes
  • Independent product tests
  • Independent safety audits performed by external auditors
  • Regular production monitoring and control
  • Safety as products can be traced back all the way to the manufacturer