“ISO accreditation is a vital part of our continuing efforts to provide quality products and services to our customers”, said CIH Equipment Company’s Chief Operating Officer Vincent Cacciatore.
St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) June 24, 2011
CIH Equipment Company, Inc. of Oldsmar, Florida has received the A2LA accreditation from the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA). The staff at CIH Equipment Company has spent the past 12 months completing the extensive accreditation process, which now insures compliance of internal quality systems, technical staff, and calibration protocols to ISO/IEC 17025:2005 – General Requirements for the Competence of Calibration and Testing Laboratories.
“ISO accreditation is a vital part of our continuing efforts to provide quality products and services to our customers”, said CIH Equipment Company’s Chief Operating Officer Vincent Cacciatore as employees gathered for a ceremony at the company's Tampa Bay area base of operations. “Accreditation will help us to ensure our continued leadership in the Health and Safety Industry.”
CIH Equipment Company is a leading provider of Industrial Hygiene Calibration services serving clients throughout the country. The A2LA Accreditation includes a Mutual Recognition Agreement with other recognized labs throughout the United States and internationally. This helps assure CIH Equipment Company’s customers that the services performed are conducted at the best level possible in the industry.
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) maintains global standards for business operations. ISO is a global non-governmental federation of national standards bodies from 130 countries that aims to encourage the development of standardization and facilitate global trade. ISO standards establish specifications that are intended to ensure that materials, procedures, processes, and services meet customer needs. CIH's customers require the company to be ISO-compliant. For the full scope of CIH Equipment Company’s A2LA Accredited Testing Services please visit them online at http://www.cihequipment.com.
About A2LA: American Association for Laboratory Accreditation is a nonprofit, public service organization that provides services in laboratory accreditation and laboratory-related training. A2LA is recognized and accepted throughout the world as a joint member of ISO-ILAC-IAF, the international governing bodies that determine the requirements for technical competence and management systems necessary to consistently deliver technically valid test results. A2LA accredited labs are recognized worldwide for their competence, quality of service, and ability to be cost effective.
About CIH Equipment Company, Inc.: Founded in 1993, CIH Equipment Company is the leading calibration laboratory specifically dedicated to Industrial Hygiene and Environmental calibrations. Our procedures make use of the latest techniques from industry, government organizations, and professional groups. They are registered as a Commercial Calibration Laboratory (CCL) under the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Standards and Calibration Program. Call 888.873.2443 for details of the new A2LA accreditation.
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