Tupy is certified to the standards ISO/TS 16949, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. The first certification of the TUPY quality management system by the ISO 9000 series was in 1992 and, presently, the company is certified to the 2008 version. In the automotive segment, Tupy was granted the QS-9000 certification in the end of 1997 and then the ISO/TS 16949. Presently, the certification version is the 2009. The environmental management system was certified with ISO 14001 in 2001 and, at the present moment, is certified according the 2004 version.
Besides the certifications that guarantee the quality of the managing systems, pipe fittings, shots and grits and bars, products that are manufactured and commercialized by TUPY are in accordance with domestic and international technical standards and have specific product certifications. Those are mentioned in the description of each product.
Tupy’s pipe fittings are certified to the Conformity Certification issued by ABNT – Brazilian Association of Technical Standards and are also certified by PBQP – H – Brazilian Habitat Quality and Productivity Program. It is a program that involves manufacturers, builders and construction, sanitation, infra-structure and urban transportation service suppliers with the purpose of improving quality, reducing costs and increasing facilities’ safety. It is a quality certification that is respected by the market and mandatory in Brazil for the liberation of financial aid from the Federal bank Caixa Economica Federal. Tupy’s pipe fittings are also certified internationally, according to the seals that follow: