Modex 2012: Kiva awarded ISO 9001 certificate

Kiva Systems (Booth 2500) announced it has implemented and met the standards for ISO 9001 certification, encompassing the areas of solution design, testing, manufacturing, consulting, services delivery and technology support of software, firmware and hardware.
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By Sara Pearson Specter, Editor at Large
February 06, 2012 - MMH Editorial

Kiva Systems (Booth 2500) announced it has implemented and met the standards for ISO 9001 certification, encompassing the areas of solution design, testing, manufacturing, consulting, services delivery and technology support of software, firmware and hardware.

“Our ISO 9001 certification ensures that we meet the highest standards in product quality and client experience, which is particularly important to the highly regulated medical device space,” said Amy Villeneuve, Kiva’s president and COO.

Additionally, in 2011, the company added a record number of customers, including Toys ’R Us, Timberland, Dansko, Dillard’s, Follett and Estee Lauder,while more than doubling annual revenue for a second consecutive year, said Villeneuve.

The company also unveiled a rental program—a first for materials handling automation—that allows customers to bring in additional robotic drive units during peak seasons, and then scale back quickly and easily without any disruption to on-going operations.

Modex 2012 is scheduled to be held February 6-9, 2012 in Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center. The tradeshow will showcase the latest manufacturing, distribution and supply chain solutions in the material handling and logistics industry. Modern’s complete Modex 2012 coverage.



About the Author

Sara Pearson Specter
Editor at Large

Sara Pearson Specter has written articles and supplements for Modern Materials Handling and Material Handling Product News as an Editor at Large since 2001. Specter has worked in the fields of graphic design, advertising, marketing, and public relations for nearly 20 years, with a special emphasis on helping business-to-business industrial and manufacturing companies. She owns her own marketing communications firm, Sara Specter, Marketing Mercenary LLC. Clients include companies in a diverse range of fields, including materials handing equipment, systems and packaging, professional and financial services, regional economic development and higher education. Specter graduated from Centre College in Danville, Ky. with a bachelor’s degree in French and history. She lives in Oregon’s Willamette Valley where she and her husband are in the process of establishing a vineyard and winery.


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