BASF Admixtures, Inc. Improves Quality for Customers through ISO 9001-2000
Cleveland, Ohio, October 2, 2006 - BASF Admixtures, Inc. has earned ISO
9001-2000 certification in each of the company’s 15 manufacturing facilities
and three customer resource centers in the United States and Canada, as well as
the company’s headquarters and laboratories in Cleveland, Ohio.
“We are firmly committed to quality in every aspect of our business,” said
Michael Shydlowski, President and CEO of BASF Admixtures, Inc. “Receiving ISO
certification for these operations is an important affirmation by an
independent body that we value and strive for operational excellence and
superior customer satisfaction in all that we do.”
ISO 9001-2000 certification measures quality management, continuous
performance improvement, customer satisfaction and regulatory compliance.
The ISO Certification reinforces BASF Admixtures, Inc.’s long-standing
commitment to the highest quality standards, best practices and first-class
ISO, or International Organization of Standardization, is the world’s
largest developer of standards for business today. Currently, more than half a
million organizations in 149 countries are implementing ISO 9001, providing a
framework for quality management throughout the processes of producing and
delivering products and services for the customer.
BASF Admixtures, Inc. is a
leading innovator in the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical
and mineral admixtures for specialty concrete used in the ready-mix, precast,
paving, manufactured concrete products and underground construction
BASF - The Chemical Company. We don't make a lot of the products you buy.
We make a lot of the products you buy better.® BASF Corporation,
headquartered in New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF AG,
Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF employs about 16,000 people in North America and
had sales of approximately $11.3 billion in 2005. For more information about
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BASF is the world’s leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its
portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products, agricultural
products and fine chemicals to crude oil and natural gas. As a reliable partner
to virtually all industries, BASF’s intelligent system solutions and high-value
products help its customers to be more successful. BASF develops new
technologies and uses them to open up additional market opportunities. It
combines economic success with environmental protection and social
responsibility, thus contributing to a better future. BASF has approximately
94,000 employees and posted sales of more than €42.7 billion (approximately
$50.4 billion) in 2005. Further information on BASF is available on the
Internet at www.basf.com.
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