World Data Products, Inc. (WDPI) Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification
MINNETONKA, MN - December 20, 2011 – World Data Products, Inc. (WDPI), an independent world class provider of enterprise IT hardware and service solutions, announced today it has been certified as having met the international Quality Management System standards of ISO 9001:2008. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) specifies the quality management principles within which an organization demonstrates its ability to consistently provide product or service to meet customer and legal requirements, enhancing customer satisfaction and opening the way to continual improvement.
“Achieving ISO 9001:2008 certification is an important milestone for World Data Products,” said Neil Vill, President and CEO. “The successful completion of the rigorous certification process illustrates WDPI’s commitment to our Quality Management System and its continuous improvement, setting us apart from the competition. Our customers can be confident they are doing business with an organization that will not only deliver quality products and services, but will meet and exceed their expectations.”
The ISO certification was made through NQA, a leading global independently accredited certification body (registrar), providing assessments (audits) of organizations to various Management System Standards since 1988.
About ISO 9001: ISO 9001 was originally published in 1987 by the International Organization for Standardization, a worldwide federation of national standards bodies, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The Organization was founded in 1946 to develop a common set of standards for manufacturing, trade and communications. Today more than 150 countries are members, each with a representative. The representative for the United States is the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). In addition to ISO 9001, more than 17,000 other ISO standards exist. ISO 9001:2008 is the current version of this standard.
About NQA: NQA is a leading global independently accredited certification body (registrar), providing assessments (audits) of organizations to various Management System Standards since 1988. Headquartered in Acton, Massachusetts, NQA, USA was established in 1992 as a joint venture between National Quality Assurance (NQA), Limited (headquartered in London, England) and National Technical Systems, Inc. (located in Calabasas, CA, NASDQ: NTSC).
About World Data Products, Inc. (WDPI): Founded in 1987, World Data Products, Inc.is the leading independent provider of enterprise IT hardware and service solutions, supplying enterprise and government customers with new and OEM-quality refurbished server, storage, and networking solutions “on demand” at substantial savings. We provide leading lines of hardware plus a full range of spare parts, maintenance, financing, lifecycle management, repair and asset redeployment services which increase our customers’ return on their IT investment and improve the manageability of their equipment, while reducing the risk and complexity of their IT operations.