Philadelphia Gear Completes ISO-9001 for All Five Regional Service Centers

April 13, 2005—Philadelphia Gear Corp., a full-service provider of gearing and power transmission solutions, has completed ISO-9001 (2000 standard) certification for its Lynwood, CA-based western service center's quality management systems standard. Certification at the Lynwood facility is the last step in obtaining certification at each of the five regional service and manufacturing facilities in the U.S.

In the company's press release, Rod Francis, director of quality for Philadelphia Gear, says, ?Completing ISO certification at all five of our regional service centers shows our commitment to the manufacturing, calibration and design portions of our business?and, ultimately, our strong commitment to our customers.?

Philadelphia Gear decided to certify its regional service centers?located in New Castle, DE; Birmingham, AL; Mokena, IL; Houston, TX, as well as the aforementioned Lynwood facility?during the company's efforts to standardize and optimize the quality management practices in place at its regional service centers.