Southbridge, MA (February 21, 2017) - Hyde Industrial Blade Solutions (IBS), a leading producer of industrial blades and knives, recently received ISO 9001:2015 standards certification by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). This certification recognized the company’s ability to meet or exceed the most current, world-class specifications for products, services and systems, to ensure quality, safety and efficiency.
Following an audit by the organization across all departments including manufacturing, purchasing, quality control and inspection, logistics, sales, and customer service, Hyde IBS became one of the first industrial blade manufacturers to achieve the new standard. The company previously had been certified as an ISO 9001:2008 operation. ISO 9001 standards were first published in 1987.
“This designation underscores Hyde’s and its employees’ dedication to delivering the best products and services day-in and day-out,” stated Rob Scoble, President, The Hyde Group. “The certification also demonstrates our ability to consistently meet customer and regulatory requirements while striving for constant improvements throughout the company.”
Based in Geneva, Switzerland, ISO is an independent, non-governmental international organization with a membership of 161 national standards bodies. It brings together experts to share knowledge and develop voluntary, consensus-based, market relevant international standards that support innovation and provide solutions to global challenges.
Having recently celebrated its 140th year in business, Hyde Industrial Blade Solutions services a wide variety of markets including food processing, cloth and textile and leather, hose and tube, tire and rubber, plastics processing, paper converting, packaging and abrasives as well as for general industrial applications. Hyde Tools, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of industrial machine and hand knives and tools for remodeling, restoration, building trades and do-it-yourselfers in North America.
For more information on Hyde IBS and its products, contact us at 54 Eastford Road, Southbridge, MA 01550. Phone: 800-872-4933. Or, for more information, visit our website at: www.hydeblades.com