Quality Systems Appointment

Our new Group Quality Manager will maintain and develop the ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 3834-2 throughout the IPP Group.

IPP Group, world leaders in the supply of premium-quality pipes, tubes, fittings, flanges and specialist forgings for the gas, petrochemical, oil and nuclear Industries, is pleased to announce the appointment of Paula Thompson as Group Quality Manager, effective 10 November 2014.

Paula has many years“ experience of developing and maintaining quality systems. Until recently, Paula worked in the rail industry, responsible for the quality management systems of a global supplier for track maintenance. Paula is also experienced in lead auditing, lean manufacturing and 5S tools.

Paula will maintain, and ultimately develop the ISO 9001 and ISO 3834-2 certified Quality Management Systems throughout the IPP Group companies based at the Barton-under-Needwood and Church Gresley facilities.


Paul Tolen, Joint Technical Director, IPP Group commented;

“Paula brings expert knowledge of Quality Management Systems to the role; this new appointment enhances the IPP Group’s foundations of being a world-leading quality driven organisation. Her skills will be used to develop our QMS, further improving our quality and keeping us ahead of the competition. We wish her every success”