GOW-MAC Instrument Co., a Pennsylvanian-based manufacturer of gas chromatographs and gas analysers has received ISO 9001:2008 certification. The accreditation came thanks to ‘total commitment from the entire company’.
Frank Rocchino, Director of Compliance and Documentation at GOW-MAC, explained, “GOW-MAC has been producing high-precision analytical instrumentation for over 75 years, so the concept of ‘quality’ is certainly something that was a fundamental component of our culture.”
“However, conforming an entire company’s Quality Management System to meet the stringent ISO 9001:2008 Standard requires a total commitment from the entire company. We were fortunate to have unwavering support from top management, as well as an enthusiastic response from the employees during the entire process. Without both of those, this project would’ve been impossible.”
Ken Fincke, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at GOW-MAC, added, “Those manufacturers seeking to access new markets largely need ISO 9001:2008 accreditation in place to do so. The certification allows us to move quickly on to the next phase of our product development.”
The accreditation was awarded by way of BSI Group America Inc. (BSI), a global provider of ISO standards based assurance, compliance and information solutions.
The British industrial gas specialist, BOC recently became the latest member of the Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry. It sits alongside such prestigous firms as Rolls Royce, Airbus and The Welding Institute.
Peak Scientific has expanded its Genius range with the Genius 1022 nitrogen generator – designed to, “support the higher input pressures”.
Sherwood Valve LLC has introduces a new GVT Series acetylene vertical outlet valve with handwheel for special collar-type cylinders. The new GVT valve is designed for CGA 510 acetylene applications and features a compact handwheel that provides better access to the valve and eliminates interference with the cylinder collar.
Houston, Texas, based Thigpen Energy has selected Chart for the provision of LNG fueling equipment and supplies – with construction already underway. Earlier this week it was announced that the company’s eastern European outfit, Chart Ferox, was chosen to construct LNG filling station in Poland.
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