CHICAGO, Sept. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- WITTENSTEIN Holding Corporation in Bartlett, Illinois today announced it has received official certification for ISO 9001:2015 compliance, effective September 15, 2016. The company completed the required audits in July with zero non-conformities. This makes WITTENSTEIN in North America one of the first companies in the United States to be upgraded to the 2015 standard, and re-certified as ISO compliant.
WITTENSTEIN's Quality Manager Jim Fanning worked with the certification organization to complete the review process and obtain the certificate for the Quality Management System, which includes:
Design, Sales, Manufacture and Service of Precision Planetary Gear Drive
Systems for Automated Machinery and Electromechanical Actuator
Systems for Aerospace Flight Simulators.
According to Fanning, the audit was exhaustive and detailed, as expected, which is further testament to the achievement of certification. He shared that the auditors themselves were impressed, sharing that, "In their summary, the auditors made a special note that WITTENSTEIN's system for monitoring machine maintenance is exceptionally impressive. The lead auditor stated that he has been recommending this type of system for years to his customers — and this is the first time he has seen it implemented. He also emphasized how commendable this particular tool is for strong quality management."
Commenting on the distinction of being one of the first companies in the world to upgrade to the new standard, President and CEO Peter Riehle noted, "Clearly, we are very proud of this achievement. It directly supports our commitment to exceeding customer expectations, and is a testament to our standards for excellence at WITTENSTEIN in North America."
Since 1984 WITTENSTEIN Inc. has supported the U.S., Canada and Mexico with solutions that embody the excellence and integrity that defines WITTENSTEIN. The North America headquarters in Bartlett, Illinois employs more than 100 people in executive, sales, engineering and technical support roles, as well machining, assembly, testing, service and inventory of products. The state-of-the-art machines and technical capabilities at this facility support WITTENSTEIN worldwide with mechatronic projects that integrate motors, gearboxes and controls. Dedicated to excellent customer support in product, delivery and service, WITTENSTEIN North America is certified to the latest ISO 9001-2015 standard. Our mechatronic products include servo gearheads, servo motors, servo regulators, sensors, software, servo actuators, servo drive systems, linear systems, custom motors for specialized applications and more. For more information visit www.wittenstein-us.com.
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