Industrial Woodworking Corporation Earns ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 Certification

July 8, 2013

Contact: Dave Stumpfig, Business Development Director
Office: 616-741-9663 x112

Industrial Woodworking Corporation provides design, development and quality on-time manufacturing to contract furniture and healthcare furniture companies and now has received ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 certification for its quality management system.

Zeeland, MI – (June 6, 2013) –  Industrial Woodworking Corporation (IWC) was awarded ISO 13485:2003 and ISO 9001:2008 certification for its quality management system by American Systems Registrar.  ISO 13485:2003 certification is recognized worldwide as the standard quality management system for the design and manufacture of medical devices.  IWC manufactures healthcare products which are regulated medical devices under U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidelines.  ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 certification confirms IWC’s commitment to providing the highest quality healthcare products and contract furniture – and reliable on-time delivery – to all its customers.

Receiving ISO 13485 certification demonstrates a commitment from management for quality throughout product development and the product’s lifespan with customers.  “Following the ISO standards and striving for continuous improvement has led us to create furniture that addresses critical issues facing healthcare environments such as employee satisfaction, infection control, and patient satisfaction surveys that affect reimbursements.” stated Dave Stumpfig, Director of Business Development at IWC.  “This discipline is not limited to just healthcare furniture but has been implemented across all products we manufacture.

As an internationally recognized quality standard, the ISO 13485 certification positions IWC for increased global sales.   “IWC currently manufactures healthcare products that are shipped to North and South America, Latin America and the Middle East.  ISO 13485 certification may facilitate continued international sales growth,“ stated Jerome Alicki, Customer Service Manager.

Since 1995, Industrial Woodworking Corp has been a tier 1 OEM furniture supplier serving the healthcare, hospitality, office, residential, retail, and educational markets.  Vertically integrated, IWC currently manufactures products using wood panel products, laminates, veneers, solid wood and thermofilm. IWC also offers water borne and HAPS compliant wood finishing. IWC’s production team can integrate wood based components, glass, steel, hardware, aluminum extrusions, injection molded and thermoformed plastics to produce purchase complete, market ready products.

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