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Datacolor Receives ISO 9001:2000 Recertification Approval Reflects Company’s Commitment to Continual Improvement as a Part of its Culture International Organization for Standardization
LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ—December 09, 2008—Datacolor, a global leader in digital color management technology, has received its ISO 9001:2000 recertification for its Quality Management System at the company’s U.S.-based Lawrenceville, NJ, and Suzhou, China manufacturing facilities. Recertification by the International Organization for Standardization was approved in November, 2008. The certification follows an extensive audit by Det Norske Veritas (DNV), which conducted a thorough sampling of the company’s quality management system to ensure that Datacolor was compliant with all International Standards and stated procedures.
“Achieving ISO 9001:2000 recertification marks a significant milestone for Datacolor,” says Terry Downes, President of the company. “It is a direct result of our entire organization working together to ensure the highest-quality products and services for our customers.” ISO 9001:2000 is an international standard related to quality management, applicable to all types of business sectors and activities. Certification is based on eight quality management principles to help improve organizational performance including customer focus, leadership, involvement of people, process approach, system approach to management, continual improvement, fact-based decision-making, and mutually beneficial supplier relationships. The organization believes that certifying management systems offers proof of the company’s commitment to quality, environment, health and safety, and social responsibility.
“We are very proud of our Lawrenceville and Suzhou teams for their contribution in helping us earn this prestigious recertification, which is accomplished by only a small percentage of companies,” Says Doris Brown, Vice President of Marketing for Datacolor. “This is just one more example of our ongoing commitment to achieving excellence in everything we do.”
Datacolor is a global leader in color management solutions and color communication technology. The world’s leading brands, manufacturers, creative professionals and consumers, have been choosing Datacolor’s innovative technology and solutions to consistently achieve the right color for nearly 40 years. A Swiss held company, Datacolor’s global presence encompasses a sales, service and support network serving customers in more than 65 countries throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia, along with 13 worldwide operation and production facilities. Industries served include apparel and textile, paint and coatings, automotive, plastics, photography, home theater and others. For more information about Datacolor and its products or services, visit newserver.datacolor.eu.