resources

accreditations

GTMA

GTMA is a UK-based trade association representing leading companies in precision engineering, rapid product development, toolmaking, tooling technologies, metrology and other critical manufacturing related products and services.

We have a committed strategy to focus on major market sector opportunities, from aerospace and automotive to medical and marine. Our work with OEMs and Tier 1s has seen initiatives to raise standards in our membership base which is now seen as a valuable resource for buyers building manufacturing supply chains. These initiatives include the launch three years ago of the Manufacturing Resource Centre (MRC) specifically dedicated to providing supply chain solutions.

Avetta

Avetta connects the world’s leading organizations with qualified suppliers, contractors, and vendors. We bring unmatched visibility to your company through cloud-based technology and human insight. As a result, we foster sustainable growth for your business, as well as your supply chain. Our SaaS subscription software is used by 85k+ active customers in over 100 countries.

IMAREST

IMarEST is The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology; the international professional body and learned society for all marine professionals. IMarEST is the first Institute to bring together marine engineers, scientists and technologists into one international multi-disciplinary professional body.

IMarEST is the largest marine organisation of its kind with a worldwide membership based in over 120 countries, it is a registered charity and provides grades of membership for everyone, from those seeking to become Chartered or gain other Professional Recognition, to those just starting out in their careers or studying in education.

SUBSEA UK

Subsea UK is the industry body and focal point for the entire British subsea industry and aims to increase business opportunities at home and abroad for the sector. We act for the whole supply chain bringing together operators, contractors, suppliers and people in the industry. Subsea UK was established by the industry and acts on behalf of the industry.

 

DNV GL Approval

RUD are DNV-GL approved according to: DNVGL-ST-0377 & DNVGL-ST-0378

Our RUD ABA, VLBG (DIN 10.9 Bolt version), VLBG-Plus (Bolt sizes M30 upwards) and VLBS comply with these standards.

DNVGL-ST-0377 – Standard for shipboard lifting appliances

DNVGL-ST-0378 – Standard for offshore and platform lifting appliances

ISO 45001:2018

RUD operates an Occupational Health and Safety Management System which complies with the requirements of ISO 45001:2018 for the following scope: Stockholding and supply of lifting and lashing systems including chain and components for military, air transport and commercial uses with lot traceability. Stockholding and supply of tyre protection and non-skid chains, conveyor and elevator chain and components. Design of lifting and lashing systems for military, air transport and commercial uses.

ISO 14001:2015

RUD operates an Environmental Management System which complies with the requirements of ISO 14001:2015 for the following scope:

Stockholding and supply of lifting and lashing systems including chain and components for military, air transport and commercial uses with lot traceability. Stockholding and supply of tyre protection and non-skid chains, conveyor and elevator chain and components. Design of lifting and lashing systems for military, air transport and commercial uses.

ISO 9001:2015

RUD operates a Quality Management System which complies with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 for the following scope:

Stockholding and supply of lifting and lashing systems including chain and components for military, air transport and commercial uses with lot traceability. Stockholding and supply of tyre protection and non-skid chains, conveyor and elevator chain and components. Design of lifting and lashing systems for military, air transport and commercial uses.