SOURCE: Foliage


October 19, 2009 09:00 ET

Foliage Achieves 9001 Recertification Under New ISO 9001:2008 Standards

BURLINGTON, MA--(Marketwire - October 19, 2009) - Foliage, a technology consulting and product development company, today announced that it has been awarded ISO 9001 recertification under the new ISO 9001:2008 standards. This certification, one of the most widely recognized quality standards, is controlled by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in Geneva. Its guidelines are intended to embed a quality management system within the organization in order to ensure quality of processes, products and services resulting in increased business efficiency and customer satisfaction. In achieving the recertification, Foliage joins a select group of companies in 161 countries worldwide that work towards industry best practices and strong regulation of quality.

In announcing the certification, Foliage's Vice President of Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Chris Bowe stated, "Our recertification to the revised ISO standard further demonstrates our commitment to high quality services for clients on every project, every time. When providing integrated, business-critical product strategy services and software development, it is important for our clients and their customers that we not only provide quality services, but are continuously improving our quality and efficiency as well."

The ISO 9001:2008 standard is made up of many requirements that control the planning, development, implementation and documentation of a quality management system. The focus on customer satisfaction put forth by ISO complements Foliage's approach to client service. This recertification enables Foliage to continue to deliver excellence in quality control to all future client engagements.

About Foliage:

Foliage, the driving force behind many of today's life- and mission-critical products, has provided real business value to our clients through our integrated product strategy and software development services. With a wealth of product development experience earned by successfully delivering over 300 products to market, exceptional senior talent, and teams with a dedicated focus on the industries we serve, Foliage delivers outstanding quality and cost effective predictability to our clients and partners. Foliage enables its clients in the aerospace, financial, industrial equipment, medical, and semiconductor industries to improve their time to market through experience and cutting edge technology. A privately held company, Foliage was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts.

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