Pivotal Systems is pleased to announce that the company’s quality management system has been certified to the ISO 9001:2008 standard, an industry benchmark that ensures consistent, high-quality products and services are being provided to customers. The ISO 9001:2008 standard is based on recognized principles of superior quality control, strong customer focus, motivation of top leaders, and commitment to continual improvement. Pivotal system’s certification was awarded after independent inspection and verification by DNV-GL, the industry’s leading certification body. A variety of internal audits were performed to test the company’s quality management system and processes. By meeting all the applicable requirements, Pivotal received the certificate with zero non-conformances. The certification process has a number of benefits. As Pivotal Systems improved its processes, it was also able to increase its efficiency. Because of the Semiconductor industry’s focus on Quality, Pivotal Systems believes that this certification will give its customers confidence in the quality of its products. “When our customers are looking for industry leading gas flow performance, we want them to be assured that Pivotal Systems is able to provide those products at the highest quality level,” said CEO John Hoffman. “Our customers are the focus of everything we do,” said VP of Quality Joseph Hajost. “We pride ourselves on meeting or exceeding all industry standards for safety, service and quality.” The ISO 9001:2008 standard was developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), an independent, non-governmental membership organization and the world’s largest developer of voluntary International Standards. Over one million companies and organizations in over 170 countries have implemented the ISO 9001:2008 standard.