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East Coast Bullbars Achieves IATF 16949 Certification

IATF 16949 is the Highest Quality Standard Recognised by Automotive Manufacturers


ECB is pleased to announce we have achieved the globally recognised IATF 16949 certification. Credited as the highest international quality standard in the automotive industry and solidifies our commitment to operate at the world’s best standards. ECB is only one of a handful of companies in Australia to achieve this status and could not achieve this without the hard work and dedication of our employees implementing it over the past year.

This Quality Management System (QMS) is a collection of policies, processes, and documented procedures that define the set of internal rules that govern how we create and deliver products throughout our reselling network. It reinforces our culture of continuous improvement not only with our products but validating our H&S guidelines and eliminating waste that allows us to work safer and more efficiently.

The IATF16949 standard provides a further set of guidelines above ISO 9001 standards and contains supplemental requirements specific to the automotive industry. They put in a process that validates ECB’s systems & processes, employee training standards, and quality assurance ensuring you are delivered The World’s Best Alloy Bullbar.

What does this mean to you?

  • ISO IATF ensures that ECB will continue to manufacture right here in Australia
    under the strictest operational guidelines and processes.
  • ECB will continue to seek customer feedback to enable our business to
    improve our quality effectiveness.
  • Continual improvement of Health & Safety of our workforce, which will
    reduce expenditures, meaning less unnecessary price increases.
  • ECB will continue to be a workplace of choice, meaning our skilled
    workforce will remain competitive and highly sought after.
  • Reduced waste through the lean manufacturing process and as a result
    is better for the environment.


Left to right: ECB General Manager Duane Rutherfurd; Luke Howarth, Federal MP for Pertie; and Gaven Paterson, Sales Manager ECB. 


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