Cablescan’s commitment to customer service and process improvement is reflected in its SC21 accreditation.


2009 - Bronze Award


2012 - Silver Award


2014 - Silver Award

SC21 is a change programme designed to accelerate the competitiveness of the aerospace & defence industry by raising the performance of its supply chains. International competition, together with the challenges posed by the defence industrial strategy, necessitates rapid improvement in the effectiveness of our supply chains. At the same time, industry must ensure that it delivers competitive solutions for customers whilst maintaining profitable business growth.

The purpose of SC21 is to acquire the following:

  • Reduced overheads from implementing business excellence and lean principles through the Bus Ex and Man Ex tools
  • Operational improvement with minimal costs to the business
  • Increased competitiveness
  • Leaner production
  • Cost reduction
  • Lower set-up times
SC21 programme

SC21 Programme

By participating in SC21 Cablescan has gained an understanding of how the industry will be changing in the future and any developments in the sector.

Improvement programme

Cablescan have adopted the following tools to support our continuous process improvement programme.

  • SC21 Silver
  • 5S Housekeeping
  • 8D Problem Solving
  • Visual Controls
  • Performance Matrices
  • AS9100

The standards above are the basis for our business management system giving continuous improvement through innovation and learning.

Improvement programme