Quality is Key

Quality Policy PDF AS9100 Certificate



Quality assurance is at the very core of Flexible Machining Systems, covering all aspects of the production process, from the initial customer enquiry through to final inspection. Both machined components and mechanical subassemblies are subject to a stringent inspection regime to ensure a right-first-time service and with zero defects.

  • Stringent quality control checks during the manufacturing process & in final inspection ensures conformance to customer’s requirements.
  • Highly trained and qualified engineers with expertise in a diverse range of engineering disciplines and inspection techniques.


Flexible Machining Systems holds the coveted AS9100 Aerospace Quality Accreditation, synonymous with the highest level of quality in the engineering industry. All suppliers to FMS need to be approved and are rigorously monitored to ensure they adopt the same values of quality and service on which the FMS business model is based.

We are committed to the principle of Do It Right, First Time, Every Time. We believe that this is one of the key reasons why our customers choose to work regularly with us, developing long-term professional partnerships.


Inspection Equipment

Quality is at the core of our business and this is illustrated by the investment in our temperature controlled inspection department, which houses a full suite of measuring equipment backed up by a dedicated team of experienced inspectors.

  • D.E.A. Global Performance 5-axis CNC CMM, PCDMIS solid modelling software. Capacity 2200 x 1200 x 1000 mm installed in a purpose-built temperature-controlled environment.
  • Etalon Derby 454 – 3-axis manual co-ordinate measuring machine.
  • Mitutoyo PH-A14 – Shadow graph with QM Data 200 programmable and reportable.
  • Tesa Rugosurf 90G – surface finish measurement with full printed report
  • Mitutoyo Toolmakers Microscope – Mitutoyo Linear height gauge with 600 x 600 granite surface plate, Mitutoyo height gauges and a numerous selection of smaller instruments.
  • Baty R400 profile projector
  • Faro Gauge

Using the latest CAD/CAM and tool path verification software, we ensure a right-first-time manufacturing process even when manufacturing complex parts with our 5-axis CNC machining centre.

Detailed graphical inspection reports and SPC analysis can be generated if requested.

Our long-standing reputation for precision and quality is underpinned by robust processes and procedures. Using industry-leading business and scheduling software we keep customers fully updated on specific projects as they progress through the manufacturing cycle.

To find out how we can help your business, email us at sales@flexiblemachining.com or fill out our sales enquiry form and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.