US Seismic Systems Successfully Completes - ISO 9001-2008 Certification

Sep 10, 2012, 09:00 ET from Acorn Energy, Inc.

CHATSWORTH, Calif., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- US Seismic Systems Inc., an Acorn Energy , Inc., (NASDAQ: ACFN) company announced today that on August 24, 2012 the company received ISO9001:2008 registration.  ISO 9001:2008 is the most current Quality Management System standard published by the International Organization for Standardization and is internationally recognized as the de facto quality standard for manufacturing companies.  USSI was audited by and received accreditation from NSF, a third party, ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board.  Receiving this accreditation from ISO clearly demonstrates USSI's commitment to high reliability, cost effectiveness, and quality products.

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"This is a big milestone for USSI, we are now a fully compliant ISO 9001:2008 certified company with an accredited Quality Management program that demonstrates our ability to consistently provide products that meet customer, statutory, and regulatory requirements," stated Jim Andersen, CEO of US Seismic Systems.  "The fact that we successfully passed the audit without any major or even minor non conformances is a good reflection on the professionalism and conscientiousness of our employees."

About US Seismic Systems, Inc. US Seismic Systems Inc. ("USSI"), designs, integrates, manufactures, and sells fiber optic sensing systems and solutions for the Energy and Defense markets.  USSI utilizes all-optical fiber sensing technology for its state-of-the-art sensors.  USSI's proprietary optical fiber and electronics combine to form the sensor system.  It is designed to replace the legacy electronic-based sensor systems at a lower cost and with improved performance and reliability.   For more information visit the USSI website

About Acorn Energy, Inc. Acorn Energy, Inc. is a holding company focused on making energy better by providing digital solutions for energy infrastructure asset management.  The four businesses in which we have controlling interests, improve the world's energy infrastructure by making it: more secure - providing security solutions for underwater energy infrastructure (DSIT); more reliable - providing condition-based monitoring to critical assets on the electric grid (GridSense, OmniMetrix) and more productive and efficient - increasing oil and gas production while lowering costs through use of permanent ultra-high sensitive seismic tools that allow for a more precise picture of reservoirs (US Seismic). For more information visit:

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Investor & Press Contact: Paul G. Henning Cameron Associates (212) 554-5462

Company Contact: Howard Wilkinson, VP of Sales & Marketing US Seismic Systems Inc. (818) 435-4022


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