East Penn Achieves Certification for Quality and Environmental Management System Standards
April 12, 2002
East Penn Manufacturing Co. is pleased to announce that in two separate audits East Penn achieved certification to three separate management system standards. On December 4-7, 2001, an audit was conducted by East Penn's chosen registrar NQA-USA. The audit resulted in the certification of East Penn's Quality Management System for the entire company to the requirements of ISO 9001:2000 and QS 9000:1998.
East Penn is also pleased to announce that the Wire and Cable Manufacturing division was certified to meet ISO 14001 Environmental Management System requirements. During January 24-26, 2002, the audit was conducted of the division's Environmental Management System resulting in certification.
The achievement of these Quality and Environmental Management System standards is a major accomplishment for East Penn and required the cooperation of employees at all levels and functions. East Penn is one of the select few companies in the world to accomplish these certification requirements. The employees commitment and dedication to excellence and quality, not only in the workplace, but also towards environmental improvements demonstrates the heart of East Penn philosophy. East Penn not only produces the highest quality products, but is also committed to improving the quality of life for its employees, customers and community.
East Penn is a leading manufacturer of high quality lead-acid batteries and accessories for the automotive, telecommunications, marine, commercial, industrial and stationary markets. The company's quality systems for its entire 480-acre complex have been certified to ISO 9001:2000 and QS 9000:1998 requirements. The company's Wire and Cable division has been certified to ISO 14001 Environmental Management System requirements. For more information contact East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc., Lyon Station, PA 19536 or visit our
web site at www.eastpenn-deka.com.
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