Labconco Corporation is pleased to announce it has received ISO 9001:2008 certification. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) established ISO 9001:2000 as a family of standards that state generic requirements for instituting a company's quality management system.
ISO is a network of the national standards institutes of 147 countries, on the basis of one member per country, with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The ISO standards adopted by this non-governmental organization are universally recognized and accepted. ISO 9000 certification is voluntarily pursued by companies, such as Labconco, desiring to continually improve their quality.
Labconco initially earned ISO 9002:1994 certification in 1994 and upgraded its certification to ISO 9001:2000 in September, 2003. ISO 9001:2008 is the latest edition of the standard.