Xylem Facility Now ISO 9001:2008-Certified
Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, announced its Dallas facility is now ISO 9001:2008-certified.
The ISO 9000 family of standards is related to quality management systems and designed to help organizations ensure that they meet the needs of customers and other stakeholders while also meeting statutory and regulatory requirements related to products. ISO 9001:2008 is the ultimate global benchmark for quality management.
“We continue to monitor and improve product quality and the systems that support this endeavor,” said Audrey Pinkerton, general manager, Xylem AWS Dallas. “So we are very pleased that our quality management system is now ISO 9001:2008-certified.”
The Dallas facility delivers top performance in the design and manufacturing of packaged pumping systems, controls, and RO treatment systems for irrigation, municipal, residential, commercial and industrial applications. The ISO9001:2008 certification demonstrates Xylem’s commitment to excellence for its industry-leading brands, including A-C Fire Pump, Bell & Gossett®, Flowtronex, Goulds Water Technology, and Water Equipment Technologies.
Pinkerton added, “Strong quality management systems are a requirement for companies to design and produce high quality products. Recognition as an ISO 9001:2008 business lets our customers know that there is a certified quality management system in place.”
The ISO 9001:2008 audit was performed by Det Norske Veritas (DNV). DNV audits are recognized as the global benchmark for providing assurance about the ability to satisfy quality requirements and to enhance customer satisfaction.
ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is the source of the ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 families of quality and environmental management standards and some 19,000 International Standards for business, government and society. ISO is a network of national standards institutes from 163 countries working in partnership with international organizations, governments, industry, business and consumer representatives. For more information on the International Organization for Standardization visit www.iso.org
About Xylem Applied Water Systems
Xylem Applied Water Systems (AWS) comprises global brands that work together and deliver premium products, comprehensive solutions and unmatched application expertise to meet the demanding needs of growing populations, communities and industries. The range of energy-efficient pumps, boosters, drives, valves, controllers and water systems support numerous applications in building services, general industrial, food and beverage, marine and agricultural markets around the world. For more information on AWS and its leading brands visit www.xylemappliedwater.com.
Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology provider, enabling customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural settings. The company does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands, and its people bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on finding local solutions to the world’s most challenging water and wastewater problems. Launched in 2011 from the spinoff of the water-related businesses of ITT Corporation, Xylem is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with 2011 revenues of $3.8 billion and 12,500 employees worldwide.
The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all -- that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xyleminc.com.