Kadant Johnson Completes ISO 9001 Re-Certification, Elevated to Benchmark Status
Three Rivers, Mich., August 25, 2017–Kadant Johnson LLC, a subsidiary of Kadant Inc. (NYSE: KAI), successfully completed a recertification audit of its ISO 9001 quality management system and was recommended for elevation to “Benchmark” status for the second consecutive year. Kadant Johnson became ISO 9001 certified in 1995 and has maintained its certification since that time.
“We are proud to be recognized as a benchmark company following our recertification,” said Greg Wedel, president of Kadant Johnson. “We regard this as a fundamental element of our customer-focused business model, helping us deliver value to our customers while reinforcing our commitment to responsiveness and high standards of quality management.”
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is the world’s largest developer and publisher of international standards. According to the International Organization for Standardization, the ISO 9001 standard is one of the most widely known and internationally accepted models for quality systems as well as a basis for highly-effective quality systems. Achieving certification is a written assurance that a management system has been audited and verified that it conforms to the requirements specified in the standard.
Kadant Johnson LLC, based in Three Rivers, Michigan, is a leading provider of rotary joints, precision unions, and fluid handling systems to process industries, where they optimize the transfer of power, fluid, and data in rotary sealing applications.