About Us

Smithers Quality Assessments (SQA), founded in 1993, is a quality, environmental and safety management systems certification body. We serve large, medium and small organizations in North America and Europe across industrial, commercial service and government business sectors. Learn about each of the markets we serve here.

We are accredited as a certification body and provide auditing services for the following standards:
  • ISO 9001
  • AS 9100
  • ISO 14001
  • ISO 13485
  • IATF 16949
  • ISO 18001
Additional value-added services include:
  • 1st Party Internal Audits
  • Gap Analysis
  • GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices)
  • GLP (Good Laboratory Practices)
  • 2nd Party Supplier or Special Audits
When you choose SQA for auditing and/or certification body services, these are the advantages your business will gain:

You know what you are getting.

We have a “No Surprises” policy that reduces the uncertainty and stress normally associated with standard assessments.

We help make the complicated straightforward.

We provide easy-to-follow worksheets and materials so we can get to know your business and help you thoroughly prepare.

You stay in the loop.

We support open and frequent communication. We welcome your feedback and discussion in an objective manner.

Only the best will do.

Our pool of highly experienced and pre-screened auditors must pass an industry competency test, which many other certification companies do not require. This ensures you have the most knowledgeable auditors working to help you with your certification process.

We foster your success.

Our well-defined process, including a closing meeting where findings and recommendations are discussed, is designed to help you with your certification as well as facilitate ongoing surveillance and maintenance of your certification.

SQA is accredited by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB), the accreditation body based in the United States. We also are approved by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF). Contact us at 1-866-688-0134 to discuss how we can help you with your certification needs.