Connecticut-based Laurel Wire Company, a woman-owned business has been granted CWOB 9009 accreditation
New York, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/17/2014 -- The American Board of Accredited Certifications (ABAC™), the nation's leading independent accreditation board for the quality community announced today the approval of Laurel Wire Company for CWOB 9009:2013 Certification According to ABAC™ spokeswoman Agatha Adelman, CWOB 9009 is the only certification program for women-owned businesses compliant to ISO 9001:2008 standard while also meeting quality management standards and requirements set forth by signatories of the American Board of Accredited Certifications and its observer groups for women-owned businesses.
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"Being CWOB 9009 certified is a distinguished achievement and is proven to attract new customers supportive of women-owned businesses," said Adelman. She added, "CWOB 9009 goes far and beyond just certifying a woman-owned business, it also certifies the quality management system of the company, which separates it from all other certification programs available today." Adelman said when it comes to buying products or services from a certified woman-owned firm, CWOB 9009 accreditation brings a level of confidence to buyers because the company is quality certified.
Laurel Wire's CWOB 9009 certification was issued by G-PMC Registrars, LLC (http://www.G-PMC.com) which is one of approximately twelve certification bodies currently authorized to issue CWOB 9009:2013. Daryl Guberman, President & CEO of G-PMC Registrars said Laurel Wire now holds the distinctive achievement of being certified to both ISO 9001:2008 and CWOB 9009 standards, making the company a smart choice for wire straightening and cutting services. "Laurel Wire was granted CWOB 9009 certification because the company's service is top quality – from the initial quote and lead time on orders, to the execution of the work, delivery, and ongoing support," said Guberman.
In related news, the Industrial Leaders Group (ILG), an accreditation body for the manufacturing community is planning to announce the launch of its Woman Business Networking Forum (WBNF) exclusively for CWOB 9009 certified firms. According to ILG, the networking forum will be managed in partnership with a leading national trade association for woman-owned businesses, and will offer members the opportunity to meet, network and develop businesses opportunities with each other. The announcement is expected to be made in the Spring of 2015.
About Laurel Wire Company
Laurel Wire Company (http://www.laurelwire.com/) offers wire straightening and cutting services. The ISO 9001:2008 and CWOB 9009 certified company specializes in round and flat wire as well as strip material from coil form, providing straightened and cut lengths, and can provide various materials or we will gladly cut customer material in diameters up to .375 inches and lengths up to 40 feet, using a wide range of alloys and tempers for its clients. The company's wire straightening and cutting customers include those involved in the manufacturing industry, such as spring, fishing, swiss screw, machining, tubing, centerless grinding, medical, electrical, sculpting, welding, mandrels, acoustical ceilings, body jewelry, heating elements, automotive, wire warehousing, pipe organs, aerospace, bookbinding, extension drills, hinges, wire forms, and many more applications. Quality of product and outstanding customer service have always been priorities of Laurel Wire as the company continues to service the manufacturing industry with the finest in wire straightening and cutting services.
Woman-owned businesses interested in CWOB 9009 certification may submit an application for review at http://www.aboac.org/cwob.html