ISO Re-Certification 9001:2008
John Evans’ Sons, Inc., a manufacturer of springs and mechanical assemblies, received an ISO 9001:2000 registration certificate on May 28, 2003., after close examination by third-party auditors. Re-certification to the ISO 9001:2008 standards was awarded on May 27, 2009.
The International Organization for Standardization first developed the ISO 9001 quality management standard in 1987. The standard states requirements for what an organization must do to manage processes influencing quality. The latest version of the ISO quality standard emphasizes customer satisfaction and the involvement of top management in all aspects of the quality system.
ISO certification will help the Company provide assurances to customers and prospects that quality is taken seriously. The certification will also help the company develop international business where ISO 9001 certification is often required. According to Frank L. Davey, Vice President, “Our ISO 9001 certification signifies our commitment to continuous improvement in all that we do. Only through the rigorous pursuit of improvement will we be able to increase customer satisfaction.” Davey also said, “This achievement required the participation of every employee at the Lansdale, PA facility. We are proud of their dedication to excellence and customer satisfaction.”
John Evans’ Sons, Inc. is America’s oldest springmaker having operated continuously since 1850. The Company manufactures springs, wire forms, mechanical assemblies and stampings. Industries served include aerospace, defense, medical equipment, home building and in-store displays.