SEATTLE â€“ Oct. 12, 2010 â€“ (Marine NewsWire) Northern Lights, Inc. (NLI) announced today that it has received ISO 9001:2008 certification through the prestigious auditors of Lloydâ€™s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA).
ISO 9001:2008 is an internationally recognized standard for quality management systems (QMS). By undertaking this series of requirements NLI has demonstrated its ability to consistently provide products that meet customer and regulatory requirements, and its aim to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system.
â€œThe implementation of an effective QMS offers a clearly structured, systematic approach to improving the customer experience,â€ said NLIâ€™s ISO Compliance Manager, John Barrett.
â€œThe QMS and ISO certification will help NLI to operate in a cost-efficient and customer-focused manner,â€ said NLIâ€™s Sales and Marketing Manager, Colin Puckett. â€œOur decision to collaborate with LRQA to achieve this certification is a reflection of the long-term commitments by both NLI and LRQA to the betterment of the marine industry as a whole.â€
This certification covers NLIâ€™s Seattle production facility. Meeting these QMS requirements solidifies NLIâ€™s place as a leader in the global marine marketplace, due to the international recognition of our certification to ISO 9001:2008. NLI is committed to continual improvement and innovation to ensure that its products remain the global benchmark for quality and reliability.