October 1, 2004
InkJet has been certified ISO 9001:2000 by Perry Johnson Registrars. The quality management standards for the ISO 9000 series program were developed by the International Organization for Standardization, based in Geneva, Switzerland. In order to receive certification, a company must document its quality management system and provide objective evidence that it follows this system. Once registration is achieved, the company is subject to continuing review and audit to maintain certification.
PEAK Technologies, an RR Donnelley company, has been named as an Authorized Radio Frequency Identification Specialist by Zebra Technologies. The Zebra Authorized RFID Specialist status is granted to a limited number of value-added resellers and systems integrators in North America. PEAK achieved this status by meeting Zebra’s certification criteria, including in-depth training, dedicated RFID integration resources, and technical proficiency. PEAK is among the first Zebra Authorized RFID Specialists with the ability to provide a complete RFID solution offering, consistent performance, project management, and ongoing service to companies with multiple sites throughout North America.
Nilfisk-Advance America has launched a new e-commerce section on its Web site, enabling manufacturers to purchase select industrial vacuum cleaners, vacuum filters, and vacuum attachments directly from www.n-aa.com/info31. Manufacturers can now shop online for the most popular Nilfisk and CFM vacuum models, including portable, compressed air, and wet/dry vacuums, as well as several specialty vacuums. They can also purchase a wide variety of vacuum filters, hoses, nozzles, brushes, wands, and other accessories.
Precision Industries has opened a facility in Cleveland, TN, as part of the supply chain management company’s agreement with Maytag Corp. The Cleveland Cooking Products facility manufactures gas and electric cooking products. Precision’s supply chain management program supplies all MRO & non-MRO indirect materials for Maytag manufacturing operations. This is the 4th Maytag location opened by Precision this year. Other locations include Jackson, TN; Florence, SC; and Searcy, AR.
Global market analyst, Euromonitor International, has launched a new office in China. The new office, located in Shanghai, will complement Euromonitor’s existing Asia-Pacific office in Singapore, as well as the company’s long-established Chicago and London-based operations. Euromonitor International, which has provided strategic market analysis to the world’s leading consumer goods manufacturers, suppliers and retailers for over 30 years, already reports on all major consumer markets in China, carrying out in-depth, on-the-ground research on six regions within China.