MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A-TEK, Inc. announced today that it has advanced from ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015 certification by successfully completing the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 audit for its corporate office in McLean, Virginia.
International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 is the most updated, internationally recognized standard of its kind and focuses on quality management systems and performance. It assists companies in developing a management system that aligns quality with their wider business strategy and implementation of continuous improvement. The newest version of the ISO 9001 certification contains key updates including an emphasis on risk-based thinking to enhance the application of the process approach, improved applicability for services, efficiency, improved communications and increased leadership requirements.
The audit was performed by Perry Johnson Registrars, Inc. on May 17, 2018 and A-TEK passed the audit with zero non-conformances, the best result possible. The company previously earned certification under ISO 9001:2008 standard in 2013
“We are excited to earn the ISO 9001:2015 certification and believe it provides additional assurance to our customers that we are focused on continuous improvement and customer satisfaction,” said Kathryn Freeland, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Upgrading from ISO 9001:2008 to 9001:2015 further demonstrates our passion to always perform at the highest levels of quality and efficiency. It’s essential to delivering innovative, high quality and customer-focused services and solutions to our customers.”
Headquartered in McLean, VA, A-TEK is comprised of a team of experts in managing the data that drives federal missions. A woman-owned small business with 17 locations nationwide, we’re a 21-year partner to U.S. government agencies including the National Institutes of Health, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice, and the Department of Commerce. We deliver science and IT services and solutions across a myriad of government mission areas including public health, law enforcement, national security, environmental and science.