One item on your holiday wish list ought to be elevating your company to world-class standards through ISO certification. Over the past few months we’ve featured a few examples of how having the right processes and procedures in place can boost bottom lines. Here are some highlights:
- Escort Data Loggers, Inc. designs and manufactures the most technically advanced and reliable self-powered data loggers in the world. The company’s products ensure the safe transport of perishable items for the food, life science, medical and other industries. The company became ISO 9001:2008 certified to help it successfully compete in the crowded global marketplace. The result? New clients attracted to its quality-focused, structured operations.
- Adaptive Technologies Inc. is a research and development company that tackles problems associated with noise control, hearing protection and signal processing. The company reduced the number of procedures it had to maintain by a third, reduced the quality manual by almost 70 percent and improved the way the company measures its goals, saving time and money.
- The Virginia Utility Protection Service, known as Miss Utility of Virginia, is a not-for-profit organization created by Virginia’s utilities to protect their underground facilities. VUPS is pursuing ISO certification to provide the structure for world-class continual improvement that will drive efficiencies and provide even better customer service.