ECS Circuits Ltd ISO 9001:2008 Certification

ECS Circuits Ltd, the Printed Circuit Board specialists have successfully achieved certification to the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System standard.


Richard Connolly and Dave Morrison established ECS Circuits Ltd in 1993, based on a need that they identified at that time for a company to better support the Irish and UK electronics sector. Situated in Dublin, the ECS team of 10 people have significant experience in the PCB industry. The core business of ECS is the supply of printed circuit boards and printed circuit assembly. PCB Layout, Component Kitting, and Cable assembly services are also a key feature of their development plans. Read more

Overall Equipment Effectiveness


Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is lean methodology that can provide benefits to a business in a number of key areas including increasing output and improved labour utilization.

However as energy costs are rising many businesses are utilizing OEE as a means to ensure their operations are energy efficient as an additional benefit of OEE. Read more

Lean Services

Lean BusinessIf your aim is to grow your business and at the same time work more efficiently in order to improve bottom line results, then Almir Business can be of assistance. Our Lean Six Sigma Black Belt consultants are experts in the field of productivity improvement and sustainable cost reduction and will be able to improve your bottom line results.

Enterprise Ireland’s Lean Business Offer is designed to encourage clients to adopt Lean business principles in their organisation to increase performance and competitiveness. Read more

AlmirLive Management System

AlmirLive-Management-System SITE

AlmirLive is a cloud based SaaS application for managing the documents and records required for achieving and maintaining ISO certification.

AlmirLive was developed from our extensive experience in the implementation of ISO management systems.  The AlmirLive suite of modules includes Document Control, Records, Internal Audits, Continual Process Improvement, Asset Management and Training offering built-in quality methodologies and efficient workflows. Read more

Proposed New European Medical Device Legislation

ISO 13485In September 2012 the European Commission adopted a proposal for the regulation of medical devices; this regulation will replace the medical device directive (MDD 93/42/EEC).

Changes to the MDD had been discussed for some time but following the breast implant scandal at French company Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) European regulators came under increasing pressure to toughen controls for medical device manufacture and distribution. Read more