Volgaspetsremstroy (Integra-S) certified according to ISO 9001:2000
At the end of October 2007, Volgaspetsremstroy (located in Samara) went through certification audit conducted by SGS Vostok Limited, the Russian subsidiary of SGS. The audit consisted in verification of Volgaspetsremstroy QMS compliance to ISO 9001:2000 requirements. As a result of the successful audit, the certificate with UKAS accreditation was handed over to the company management in December.
Volgaspetsremstroy is part of the Integra-S Consortium, which is one of the leading developers of intelligent integrated security and area control systems in Russia. The ISO 9001:2000 certification scope included the following types of Consortium’s activities:
- Development of geo-information security systems and site management systems;
- Development of information security systems and site management systems software;
- Development and production of radio-electronic devices; Installation and maintenance of security systems.
The company’s staff and the Branch Manager for Central Russia from SGS Vostok Limited Nikolay Smirnov assisted at the ceremony of certificate’s hand-out.
General Director of Volgaspetsremstroy, President of "Integra-S" Consortium, Academician, Full member of the World Academy of Complex Security Sciences Kudelkin Vladimir Andreevich noted: «Quality system certification enabled our company to improve relationship with potential customers, gain competitive edge and increase attractiveness for partners, strengthen corporate image. The SGS certificate is a strong argument in our favor, especially if we talk about geo-information security systems covering not only Samara and Russia but also operating on an international level.»
Deputy General Director Valentin Malkov, Representative for Quality added: «This is an achievement of all the team, this is a serious management tool for a growing company, this is an increase in quality of integrated security systems and customer satisfaction.»
Consultant Victor Kostromin who had helped the company to implement the QMS in accordance with the ISO 9001:2000 international standard gave high professional appraisal of the engineering staff in Volgaspetsremstroy: «The high potential of Integra-S Group will allow to build an effective quality management system meeting the ISO 9000 requirements.»
Irina Bogomolova, Sales Manager for Central Russia, Systems & Services Certification, SGS Vostok Limited
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