Leica Geosystems today announced that its North American operations have been recertified to meet ISO 9001:2000.
June 4, 2004 — Leica Geosystems today announced that its North American operations have been recertified to meet ISO 9001:2000.
The certification was awarded by the Swiss Association for Quality and Management Systems (SQS) following an audit completed in April 2004, in which no nonconformities were found. It encompasses Leica Geosystems’ facilities in Norcross and Lawrenceville, Georgia, and Huntington Beach, California, and includes Group Sales Region Americas (GSR-A) for the Surveying & Engineering Division, Sales Region Americas for the Metrology (IMS) Division and the DISTO Division.
Bob Williams, president of Leica Geosystems group sales region Americas, said, “The successful recertification to ISO 9001:2000 validates our quality management systems to meet the highest international standards of excellence. We have worked very hard to accomplish this important milestone.”
“Our customers and stakeholders can be assured that the entire management team of Leica Geosystems shares an unqualified commitment to achieving and sustaining quality in all aspects of our business,” said Williams. “Quality is an ongoing process, and one which everyone in our organization takes seriously.”
Leica Geosystems, with worldwide headquarters in Heerbrugg, Switzerland, develops, manufactures and markets systems for surveying, mapping and position determination. The company has a turnover of almost 700 million Swiss francs and is listed on the Swiss Exchange. Leica currently has 2,370 employees, with 600 located in the United States. It is structured in six divisions: Surveying and Engineering, GIS and Mapping, Metrology, Special Products, Consumer Products and New Businesses. Along with the Swiss facilities, the company also has development and production subsidiaries in America and Asia. Leica Geosystems has 20 wholly-owned sales subsidiaries worldwide and representation in more than 120 countries.
For sales inquiries contact Leica Geosystems online at www.leica-geosystems.com or your local Leica dealer.