Faxitron today announced it has been awarded ISO 9001:2008 & ISO 13485:2003 certification from BSI (British Standards Institution). Certification to ISO 9001:2008 & ISO 13485:2003 demonstrates that Faxitron has an effective Quality Management System and is committed to quality through established and consistent policies, practices, and procedures for all of its products.
Donogh O'Driscoll, Faxitron's COO, commented: "The ISO accreditation is a testament to Faxitron's commitment to deliver quality products, and sustained call for continuous improvement. This certification is reflective of Faxitron’s best practices and expert personnel whom manufacture our innovative products for our valued customers worldwide."
International Organization for Standardization - worldwide federation of national standards bodies from 130 countries. ISO is the world's largest developer and publisher of International Standards.
The ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems Standard is recognized as the world's most successful standard having been adopted by more than one million organizations in 178 countries. ISO 9001 - requires companies to establish and maintain a quality management system: The QMS defines the processes or procedures throughout the company that may affect the quality of the product manufactured.
The ISO 13485 Quality Management Systems Standard is based on ISO 9001, but is specifically tailored to the requirements of Medical Device Manufacturers. It is a Quality Management System standard specifically developed for the manufacture of medical devices.
British Standards Institution is currently one of the world's largest independent certification bodies for management systems. BSI was established in 1901 and was the World's first national standards body.
Faxitron is the world's largest and only fully vertically integrated, dedicated cabinet x-ray imaging and irradiation company. With an install base of over 7,000 systems in medical, scientific and industrial facilities worldwide, Faxitron is the pioneer and industry standard in cabinet x-ray imaging and irradiation systems for specimen radiography, research, and NDT applications. For more than 40 years, Faxitron has defined cabinet x-ray by developing x-ray sensor technology and innovative systems to meet the evolving needs of our customers. For more information, please visit www.faxitron.com.