JOAPS Fabrics began its activity in May 1996 and is prepared for the production and selling of interior and exterior knitted and woven fabrics.
It relies on a very experienced staff, expert in this industrial activity.
In 2001, the company felt the need to strategically evolve, enhancing their qualitative component by implementing a Quality Management System (QMS) according to the reference standard NP EN ISO 9001:2000, which, in addition to internal advantages, offers external advantages, in terms of improving the quality of products and services provided to our customers.
During the same period, it was relocated to a modern industrial space in Joane, in the municipality of Vila Nova de Famalicão, a region with strong textile tradition.
Since its foundation, the company has focused on technological upgrading, in the qualification of the staff and in constant monitoring of market factors that are crucial to a strong position against the competition.

Mission: JOAPS exists for the purpose of producing and supplying knitted and woven fabrics with high quality, if possible exceeding customer expectations.

The Quality Policy of JOAPS is based on the following principles:

Gaining, in the market, an image of credibility and services, through a dynamic response to customer needs, including the improvement of performance in:
• Customer Service
• Speed ​​of Response
• Compliance of the products supplied
• Compliance with deadlines

Provide continuously its employees with the necessary skills and resources to their "good" performance and participation in the achievement of the objectives of JOAPS.

Encourage organizational change, resulting in continuous improvements in performance, efficiency and competitive posture.

APCER - Portuguese Certification Association is a Portuguese private agency dedicated to the certification of Management Systems, Services, Products and People, to ensure quality and foster competitive advantages to organizations, public or private, national and international.
The IQNet (The International Certification Network) was established in 1990 with the purpose of recognizing and promoting the certificates issued by their partners (Certifying Agencies) to promote and develop innovative and value added Certification Services in order to meet global customers, providing certification services on a worldwide basis.
The Oeko-Tex ® Standard 100 was developed in the early 1990s to address the need felt by consumers and the general public in finding textiles without risk to health. "Poison in textiles" and other negative headlines were quite common at this time and all products used in manufacture of textiles were cataloged equally as negative and dangerous to health.
The PME Leader status is assigned by IAPMEI and the Turismo de Portugal, in the case of tourism businesses, within the FINCRESCE Program, in a protocol partnership so far, with seven banking groups operating in Portugal: Barclays, Banco BPI, Banco Espírito Santo, Banco Espirito Santo Açores, CGD, MillenniumBCP Bank and Banco Santander.

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