Since our business began, over fifty years ago, we’ve had a clear vision:
To manufacture and supply solutions whilst providing a service to the highest quality standards.
In order to support our diverse range of manufacturing capability and solutions, SBR is approved to ISO9001:2015 and AS9100 Rev D, alongside approvals from many OEMs.
Please contact us to confirm any specific requirements.
SBR achieves AS9100D certification
AS9100D combines ISO9001 requirements with those established by the aerospace industry. This standard is required to satisfy DoD, NASA and FAA quality requirements.
In summary, the aim of this standard is to establish a single quality management system for use within the aerospace industry. SBR are delighted to have completed our certification in 2018.
In addition, SBR are RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) and REACH compliant (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals)
Scroll through some of our leading customer approvals and accreditations
Approvals and accreditations with leading British and international manufacturers and organisations are an aspect of the Southbourne Rubber business of which we are hugely proud.
Airbus, BAE Systems, GE Aviation, Leonardo and military transport aircraft are among our list of customer approvals. SBR° is approved to work with these organisations which includes ongoing compliance with individual requirements. We contribute to the supply chain serving them directly.
Supporting key commercial and military organisations with excellence in the UK and internationally has led to our enviable list of customer approvals.
A national not-for-profit, member-owned defence trade association. As part of Make UK, the manufacturers’ organisation, they champion and support the UK’s innovative and diverse defence manufacturers and the wider defence supply chain.
- to have a deep understanding of our members and their challenges, within the context of the domestic and global defence industry
- to celebrate and amplify the success of the UK defence supply chain, whilst ensuring our members’ challenges and concerns are clearly heard and acted upon in Government and the Defence Primes
- to help our members grow through networking and Meet the Buyer opportunities
- to provide our members with true competitive advantage through our business and people development programmes
Cyber Essentials is an effective, Government backed scheme to help protect organisations against a whole range of the most common cyber attacks.
Cyber Essentials Certification
Vulnerability to basic attacks can mark businesses out as a target for more in-depth unwanted attention from cyber criminals and others. Certification gives peace of mind that a businesses defences will protect against the vast majority of common cyber attacks, simply because these attacks are looking for targets which do not have the Cyber Essentials technical controls in place.
Businesses who would like to bid for central government contracts, which involve handling sensitive and personal information or the provision of certain technical products and services, require Cyber Essentials Certification.
The system was established following an initiative led by ADS Group and includes a growing number of prime contractors as registered buyers.
JOSCAR is a cross-sector collaborative solution that reduces the time, cost, resources and duplication currently needed to provide information to major prime customers. Holding common supplier information in a central system, the JOSCAR accreditation system allows information to be accessed by all participating buying organisations.
JOSCAR is designed to make the process of pre-qualification or accreditation as efficient as possible – saving organisations a significant amount of the time, effort and cost associated with working for multiple clients.
ADS offers access to business development support, a programme of in-person and digital events, and expertise in specialist areas such as supply chain excellence, public procurement, and research funding. ADS members benefit from informed advice information and resources.
Their aims are to expand a unique workforce capability and national advantage by delivering sector investment and knowledge to the frontiers of advanced manufacturing. ADS promotes its members in lifting the limits to a new future built on clean growth, sovereign capabilities for peace, and opening space to all.
Collectively ADS will lead our sectors to remove the barriers to the UK expansion of our workforce as a route to economic rebalancing and productivity gains, helping make the advanced economy fairer and stronger. It will achieve this by bringing together local policy leaders around detailed plans to expand engineering jobs into new communities, bringing in real, quality jobs and purposeful, proud careers.