AWARDS AND ACCREDITATIONS

SmartWater® hold the following awards and accreditations:

Superbrands

SmartWater Technology Ltd has been formally recognised as a Superbrand. As a proud holder of Superbrands status, SmartWater® now stands shoulder to shoulder with other iconic British brands such as British Airways, Rolls-Royce and John Lewis.

All those involved in the voting process are asked to bear in mind the following definition:
“A Superbrand has established the finest reputation in its field. It offers customers significant emotional and / or tangible advantages over its competitors, which customers want and recognise.”

UKRIA 2015 – Asset Management and Security

SmartWater has won the 2015 UK Rail Industry Award for Asset Management and Security for its work on Network Rail’s London to North West (LNW) mainline. SmartWater worked closely with Network Rail and British Transport Police to develop a strategy that identified potential risk areas, hotspots and crime trends. The strategy produced significant reductions in delay minutes and improved performance.

ISO 9001:2005 – Quality Management Standard

Designed to create a more disciplined work environment, ISO 9001 is designed to help our workforce know who does what, when and how.

Held since: March 2001.

ISO 27001 – Information Security Management Standard

SmartWater’s secure database is accredited to internationally recognised ISO27001 standard. This enables us to prove that we meet the same standards as the likes of Google, Microsoft and Xerox.

ISO27001 was developed as a best practice standard by experts and enables organisations to formalise and verify that risks are properly identified and managed. More importantly, it demonstrates to clients and stakeholders that their information is taken seriously and kept safe.

UKAS 7955 = ISO 17025:2005 for forensic analysis

SmartWater’s testing laboratory facility has been accredited by UKAS in accordance with the recognised International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005 General Requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories. SmartWater’s highly experienced scientists are formally recognised as expert witnesses in the criminal Courts.

 

BSI PAS 820:2012

SmartWater was the first Laboratory-identifiable forensic code and forensic marking product with a grade A rating under British Standards Institution PAS 820:2012.

This Publicly Available Specification (PAS) has been developed by the British Standards Institution with the aim of overcoming the difficulties faced by purchasers when assessing the length of time a forensic code will continue to be identifiable.

The grade A rating means that the forensic codes used in SmartWater will remain identifiable for a minimum of 5 years when used either internally or externally.

 

SAFEcontractor Approved

This relates specifically to the installation and maintenance of our Forensic Spray Systems. 

SAFEcontractor provides evidence that our engineers consistently exceed our relevant legal requirements and demonstrate competence in conforming to Health and Safety guidelines within the workplace.

Altius Assured Vendor

The award-winning Altius Vendor Assessment provides complete assurance that SmartWater has all the necessary health and safety systems, insurance coverage, and other requirements in place to be a competent supplier to large corporate customers.

The Assessment helps companies to assess, improve, monitor and assure their supply base – to reduce their risk and liability and increase performance. The robust online supplier accreditation and management system takes a thorough evidence-based approach to checking the competences and financial health of suppliers.

Achilles RISQS

Achilles RISQS is the community that supports the UK rail industry’s pre-qualification scheme and is recognised as best practice in qualifying suppliers.

In order to reach this accreditation, Achilles use the RISQS scheme to perform a thorough audit and review of the company and inspects the quality, safety and environmental management systems implemented by the Company.

Link-up certification demonstrates SmartWater’s ability to meet rail industry requirements and enables us to showcase our extensive services and experience to rail industry organisations in the UK.

Achilles UVDB

The accreditation allows SmartWater Technology to pre-qualify as an approved supplier to the utilities sector – a process that makes it easier for companies in the sector to manage their supply chain risks and to comply with EU procurement regulations.

The accreditation was granted on the basis of a rigorous independent audit of our Health & Safety, Quality and Environmental management systems.

Secured by Design

Secured by Design is a flagship UK police initiative to help ‘design out’ crime through the use of high-quality innovative products.

Best Company 2010

In 2010, SmartWater Technology Ltd was awarded Star Status accreditation in the 2010 Best Companies Survey, which singles-out the UK’s most exceptional employers, voted for by employees themselves.

The Survey uses feedback provided by staff members to assess employee engagement and the role that they feel they play in their organisation’s success and growth.

Around 1,100 organisations from the private and public sectors applied for Best Companies Accreditation, SmartWater was delighted to be amongst only a handful of employers within the West Midlands to achieve the accreditation.

Best Company 2010

In 2010, SmartWater Technology Ltd was awarded Star Status accreditation in the 2010 Best Companies Survey, which singles-out the UK’s most exceptional employers, voted for by employees themselves.

The Survey uses feedback provided by staff members to assess employee engagement and the role that they feel they play in their organisation’s success and growth.

Around 1,100 organisations from the private and public sectors applied for Best Companies Accreditation, SmartWater was delighted to be amongst only a handful of employers within the West Midlands to achieve the accreditation.

Rail-Tech Europe Innovation Award 2009

Overcoming fierce competition from major businesses across Europe, including the likes of Siemens and Bombardier, SmartWater was declared the breakthrough innovation of 2009 within the European Railway Sector.

The judges were all highly impressed by SmartWater’s ongoing programme of work to combat railway metal thefts, which includes the forensic marking of trackside metals.

Millenium Products

Millennium Product status was awarded by the Design Council to British products and companies which had shown “imagination, ingenuity and inspiration” as well as “innovation, creativity and design”.

Over 4,000 products were submitted, and 1,012 were selected for the award. SmartWater Technology were proud to count to themselves amongst the successful entries.

Prince of Wales Award for Innovation 1996

“The winners are an inspiring example of how British Industry can take a good idea and develop it into a commercially successful venture.”

HRH The Prince of Wales

TESTIMONIALS

  • “Police Scotland continues to work alongside our communities and relevant partners to tackle housebreaking and protect people’s homes and belongings from acquisitive criminals. read more

    Superintendent Matt Richards, Police Scotland
  • “Theft of metal is a serious crime and has had a devastating effect on a large number of our customers since 2007. read more

    David Bonehill, Claims and Risk Services Director, Ecclesiastical Insurance Group (EIG)
  • “SmartWater has been central to reducing burglary in the borough of Brent and for building more confidence within our communities. read more

    Chief Superintendent Matt Gardner, Borough Commander for Brent, Metropolitan Police Service
  • “The after-sale service that SmartWater continues to provide to Thames Water is truly outstanding. As a Security Specialist I have to react very quickly to changing situations and knowing that I can rely on the support. read more

    Jon Lorimer, Security Specialist, Thames Water
  • “Our collaboration with SmartWater has enabled us to identify cable theft risks and to respond quickly to emerging trends in order to implement proactive mitigation plans, particularly through tactical deployments… read more

    Liam Sumpter, Area Director, Network Rail

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