Quality

QUALITY, HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT

Highest-Quality Products.
Maximum Safety Built In.

AT ULTERRA, QUALITY IS EVERYONE’S JOB

Ulterra customers trust us to supply the highest-quality products and services. A vital part of providing quality products is to keep the health and safety of our employees and our customers’ employees top of mind.

To ensure this, we communicate our QHSE policy, make sure our employees understand it and apply it to all levels of Ulterra’s organization. We make this policy available to external parties as necessary. Ulterra reviews our QHSE policy periodically for the continued suitability and effectiveness of our integrated management system that follows all applicable standards.

We are fully committed to:

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Understanding our customers’ internal and external needs.

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Establishing and complying with appropriate requirements.

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Constantly reviewing and officially changing these requirements as needed.

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Committing sufficient resources to provide a safe and healthy workplace by eliminating hazards and reducing workplace risks.

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Fulfilling legal and other obligations and assisting other parties in doing the same.

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Including Ulterra team members in the continuous improvement of the Ulterra Integrated Management System.

QUALITY

Building the Best Drilling Products

At Ulterra, quality is everyone’s responsibility. Our dedication to building the best products with the highest consistency as quickly and as safely as possible differentiates us from our competition. It all starts with understanding our customers’ internal and external needs.

API 7-1 Monogram Product Licenses

API Specification Q1 Certificate

ISO 9001:2015 Certificate

MANUFACTURING

Fast, Flexible and Consistent

Ulterra customers can expect the highest-quality products that deliver consistent performance across Ulterra’s full line of PDC bits. We maintain a lean manufacturing, rapid prototyping business model in our Fort Worth, Texas and Leduc, Alberta, Canada manufacturing facilities. Complete design and manufacturing flexibility enables us to use the best materials for the job. We deliver the latest bit designs and cutter developments to the field in three to six days, far outpacing the competitive benchmark of 30-60 days or more.

Ulterra is the only PDC bit manufacturer to include the design, manufacture and repair of PDC bits within our scope of registration within one facility. We also maintain repair facilities in Oman, Colombia, Argentina and Kurdistan. Field service locations are located near drilling activity to provide direct support for our customers.

HEALTH & SAFETY

A Commitment to Health & Safety

Health and safety are at the forefront of Ulterra’s every decision and initiative. Our customers count on us to build our products and services with the greatest regard for their employees and contractors – and for ours. We comply with applicable standards, but believe in going beyond what’s required of us.

Our dedicated Health, Safety, Security, and Environment (HSSE) department develops procedures and guides Ulterra employees to maintain the highest health and safety standards. We manage HSSE and training reporting across our customer base through four reporting companies and three compliance testing and reporting companies.

ISO 45001:2018 Certificate

ISO 14001:2015 Certificate

CERTIFICATES & LICENSES

We are Fully Compliant

Ulterra is committed to supplying our customers with the highest-quality products and services created with the greatest regard for health and safety.

To accomplish that objective, we obtain all applicable certificates and licenses. These certificates and licenses are company-wide achievements that further differentiate Ulterra from our competitors, assure dependable quality and improve internal operations. Most importantly, certifications communicate to our customers our continued commitment to quality.

Ulterra’s Integrated Management System follows the standards of ISO 9001:2015 (Quality), ISO 45001:2018 (Occupational Health and Safety) and API Spec Q1 (Quality). These standards guide our Quality, Health and Safety policies.

Ulterra’s PDC bits are repaired in a facility whose Quality Management System (QMS) is in conformity with all the requirements of ISO 9001/API Spec Q1.






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