Middle Atlantic Products, the Riverdale, NJ-based manufacturer of steel enclosure systems for various markets including commercial audio, video, broadcast, and post-production, announced that it has been approved for registration of its Quality Assurance System in accordance with the International Organization for Standards (ISO) 9001:2000. Operating at such standards allows the company to respond more quickly to marketplace and customer demand while maintaining consistently high levels of quality in all facets of its operations.

Keith Carney, vice president of engineering and quality assurance, says, "ISO 9001:2000 registration is not necessarily an end unto itself, but instead a very important step forward in our company-wide pursuit of quality in each and every aspect of our operations. Middle Atlantic Products will continue to examine and re-examine ways to improve our products and processes and, in doing so, maintain our competitive advantage based on quality and innovation."

Managed by TÜV Essen, the third-party evaluation of Middle Atlantic Products’ New Jersey, California, and Illinois facilities verifies that the quality systems used to engineer, manufacture, and distribute its products meet international standards for quality practices. Certification to ISO 9001:2000 is a model for quality assurance in design, manufacturing, and customer care. ISO 9001:2000 registration applies to all products manufactured under the quality system in place at the registered site. Registration requires demonstration of a total quality control system in five distinct areas including product realization, quality management, management responsibility, resource management, and measurement and analysis and improvement. Following the initial registration, Middle Atlantic Products will be audited twice yearly to make sure the company's quality system continues to meet the stringent requirements of ISO 9001:2000.

To request a catalog of Middle Atlantic Products' full line of equipment and accessories, visit www.middleatlantic.com or contact: Middle Atlantic Products, North Corporate Drive, Riverdale, NJ 07457, phone: 800-266-7225 or 973-839-1011, fax: 973-839-1976, e-mail: info@middleatlantic.com.