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Harmony Enterprises achieves ISO 9001: 2008 Certification

Fri, Aug 8th, 2014
Posted in Harmony Business Announcements

MINNEAPOLIS - Bob Kill, President & CEO of Enterprise Minnesota, recently traveled to Harmony to honor Harmony Enterprises for achieving its ISO 9001: 2008 registration.

Members of Minnesota’s Congressional delegation and officials from the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system were on hand to join in the celebration including: John Pierce, Field Representative for U.S. Congressman Tim Walz, Joe Mulford, MnSCU System Director for Education Industry Partnerships, and Jennifer Olson, Director of Business Relations at Southeast Technical College. Steve Cremer, President of Harmony Enterprises led the group on a company tour.

“Attaining ISO 9001: 2008 registration demonstrates Harmony Enterprises’ exceptional commitment to quality products and quality business management,” said Bob Kill president & CEO of Enterprise Minnesota. “This is a significant achievement that will open up new business opportunities for Harmony Enterprises and position it for growth.”

Enterprise Minnesota is a premier consulting organization for medium and smaller manufacturing companies throughout the state. ISO expert Greg Langfield led Harmony Enterprises through the ISO process and ensured the company met all the standards necessary to pass the registration audit required for ISO 9001: 2008 Certification.

ISO 9001:2008 is an internationally recognized standard that is used to certify quality management systems that focus on customer satisfaction, continuous improvement, active involvement of top management and employees, and the adoption of a process approach.

“Harmony Enterprises, Inc. has always been proud of the quality products and services we have provided our customers over the last 50 years of business. Our commitment to ISO 9001 certification will demonstrate to our employees and customers that Harmony Enterprises will continue to make quality a priority,” said Steve Cremer, President of Harmony Enterprises. “This quality management system will provide our employees with clear expectations and tools to do their jobs,” Cremer added.

Harmony Enterprises is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacturing of balers and compactors for solid waste and recycling needs. Its products serve a variety of industries including healthcare, retail, hospitality, theme parks, and public & government buildings. Originally founded in 1962, Harmony Enterprises is a third-generation family business that employs 65 people at its plant in Harmony and has an additional manufacturing facility in Toulouse, France.

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