Quality

Rochester Precision Optics is proud that our Quality Management System complies with and is registered to ISO 9001:2008.

From quote to delivery, EVERYONE at RPO is focused on customer service, quality and continual improvement.  This culture is embodied in the four points of our quality policy:

  • producing Quality products
  • that represent exceptional value
  • and are delivered on time
  • while striving to continuously improve our products, processes and people
ISO 9001 certified golden label, vector illustration

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Our Quality Management System touches all aspects of design and manufacturing at RPO including:

Bureau Veritas
  • An electronic document control system which includes:
    • Customer and RPO drawings and specifications
    • Work instructions covering design processes, set ups, manufacturing details, purchasing and sales processes, inspection and testing details and more
    • Standard operating procedures which define key internal processes
  • Calibration, first article, maintenance, inspection, purchasing, sales, design, training, manufacturing records and more
  • Extensive quality and reporting systems that track scrap, on-time delivery and a variety of other important metrics
  • Traceability of materials and products
  • Internal Audits and Management Review to ensure ISO conformance and effectiveness of all our processes
  • Documented, web based, Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA) process to drive continual improvement
  • Kaizen, Lean manufacturing and 5S methodology throughout the organization
  • Robust design and prototyping processes ensuring efficient design and production of high quality products and services
  • State-of-the-Art metrology including: Zeiss Micura CMM, OGP Smart scope, Keyence Vision system, Zygo interferometers, Mitutoyo 3D profilometer, 3D printing, etc.
  • Environmental test capabilities including Thermal Cycling, Humidity, Salt Fog, Immersion, Salt and Water solubility, Adhesion and Abrasion of optical coatings
  • First Article submissions to AS9102, etc.
  • Inspection processes including, first piece, in-process, final and receiving
  • Statistical process Control (SPC) implementation for critical processes