TXO Systems seeks to maintain the highest levels of certification and memberships in the telecom network infrastructure industry. The following certifications and memberships demonstrate our commitment to sound quality management practices, environmental, recycling & information security procedures and more. TXO will customise ourselves to meet our clients’ needs. For further details or to discuss your requirements, please do not hesitate to contact us.
TL 9000 is the telecom industry’s unique extension to ISO 9001:2008. It includes supplemental requirements over and above the ISO Management System including recording metrics so that a company can benchmark its performance for improvement, providing quality measurement data to a central repository and addressing communications between telecom network operators and suppliers. The standard was developed by the Quality Excellence for Suppliers of Telecommunications Forum (QuEST Forum).
ISO 9001 is an internationally recognised standard for the quality management of businesses. It helps TXO Systems to improve customer satisfaction, staff motivation and helps create a culture of continuous improvement.
View our ISO 9001 Certificate – see ‘scope’ section for details
ISO 14001 is an internationally accepted standard that sets out a framework of essential elements for putting an effective Environmental Management System (EMS) in place. The standard is designed to address the delicate balance between maintaining profitability and reducing environmental impact. For more information, please read our ISO 14001:2015 certification news story.
The Occupation Health and Safety Assessment Series 18001 is an international occupational health and safety management system specification that helps organisations reduce the risks and improve the performance of their occupational health and safety policies and procedures. It addresses issues such as: Planning for hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control; Structure and responsibility; Training, awareness and competence; Consultation and communication; Operational control; Emergency preparedness and response and Performance measuring, monitoring and improvement.
ISO 27001 is the only auditable international standard which defines the requirements for an information security management system (ISMS). The standard is designed to ensure the selection of adequate and proportionate security controls. The standard helps TXO Systems to protect information assets and adopt a process approach for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining, and improving our ISMS.
This European Standard gives recommendations for the management and control of confidential data wiping and destruction, to ensure that such material is disposed of securely and safely. TXO Systems is fully compliant with this standard.
TXO Systems is passionate about engaging in sustainable business. Where telecommunication network equipment has no further market value, or cannot be refurbished for return to service, TXO offers a comprehensive WEEE recycling service and works with clients to reduce their carbon footprint through strategic recycling and responsible disposal of their telecom network equipment.
In recognition of our ability to ensure the responsible collection, treatment, recovery and disposal of WEEE, TXO is proud to have received the following certifications:
- Notification of grant of approval as an exporter (AE) / The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2013 – View the Certificate
- Notification of grant of approval as an Approved Authorised Treatment Facility (AATF) – View the Certificate
- The Environmental Permitting (England & Wales) Regulations 2010 – View the Certificate
- Hazardous Waste Registration Report – View the Certificate
- Waste Carriers Licence – View the Certificate
TXO Systems has been awarded an Advance Gold Rating in recognition of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) performance by global CSR rating agency, EcoVadis.
This is the highest level of award available, and is granted for environmentally conscious development and achievements in areas concerning the Environment, Labour Practices, Fair Business Practices, and Sustainable Procurement. For more information about this award, please read our “Advance Gold Rating for CSR: EcoVadis ranks TXO Systems among TOP 1% of suppliers” news article.
TXO Systems is a GSA IT Schedule 70 contract holder. GSA stands for the General Services Administration which is a government agency that was established in 1949. IT Schedule 70 offers federal, state and local governments innovative solutions to their information technology needs and it is the largest, most widely used acquisition vehicle in the federal government.
AFCEA, established in 1946 as the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association), is a non-profit membership association serving the military, government, industry, and academia as an ethical forum for advancing professional knowledge and relationships in the fields of communications, IT, intelligence, and global security.
WRAP is a not-for-profit organisation that works with industry, governments, civil society and consumers to create a world where resources are used sustainably. Since sustainability is at the heart of our business, TXO Systems have signed up to say that we will play our part in working with WRAP to develop and implement their Electrical and Electronic Equipment Sustainability Action Plan (eSAP) on issues around re-use and recycling.
The European Electronics Recyclers Association (EERA) is a non-profit organisation that promotes the interest of recycling companies who are treating waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) in Europe. EERA aims for the harmonization of national and international regulations for WEEE recycling in order to obtain a free market for demand and supply of services. EERA calls for environmentally sound operating practices for WEEE recycling activities and members are signatories to the rules of conduct to safeguard protection of human health and the environment.
TXO Systems is an Achilles RISQS (Rail Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme) qualified supplier. RISQS, formerly known as Achilles Link-up, has been developed to provide a service for the qualification of suppliers for all products and services that are procured by passenger, light rail and freight train operators, rolling stock organisations, main infrastructure contractors and other rail products and services providers in the management of supply chain risk. RISQS is an independent, third party qualification assessment of a supplier’s capability to supply products and services. For more information, please read our RISQS accreditation news story.
TXO Systems is a corporate member of the ESTnet. Created in 2011, the ESTnet is a network of technology organisations whose members design, develop, manufacture or integrate electronic and software technologies. ESTnet’s associated members include supply chains and the professional services which support it. The network provides a collaborative environment in which people and organisations working with these enabling technologies can create strong business relationships, exchange knowledge and share ideas.
TXO optical transceivers are built to 100% MSA compliant specifications. MSA stands for “Multi-Source Agreement”, and it is a document that provides the ‘common’ or ‘internationally compatible’ specifications for systems manufacturers, system integrators, and suppliers, so that they can build both the transceivers and the switch and router (or other device) ports that will interoperate with each other. Compliance to an MSA is key to achieving uniformity in equipment and allows for TXO Systems to offer truly vendor equivalent optical transceiver solutions. Learn more about MSA optics compliant specifications.
The Payroll Giving Quality Mark is a symbol of excellence that recognises those employers and employees that are making a difference through donating to charity directly from their gross salary. For more information please read our ‘TXO wins charitable giving award for the second year running’ news story.