DesignPresentation Associates, Inc. today announced that
it has joined the select group of companies in the document creation
industry that have achieved ISO 9001:2000 certification. DesignPresentation
is a leading provider of raster to vector conversion services (AutoCAD,
CAD drafting, Microstation/GIS mapping, logo designing, graphic design)
and desktop publishing services (word processing, typing, data entry,
database). DesignPresentation was awarded ISO 9001:2000 certification
from KPMG, a quality registrar.
ISO 9001:2000, released in December 2000, is an internationally
recognized quality management system standard developed by the International
Organization for Standardization (ISO). ISO 9001:2000 is process-based
and enables organizations to link business objectives directly with
"Since our inception, Design Presentation has been
committed to its customers and our high quality services", stated
Lisa Ginyard, Design Presentation's Customer Service Manager. "Achieving
certification by KPMG demonstrates that our focus remains on quality,
world-class performance, and continuously improving our service operations.
Our world class systems, audited by KPMG, ensure that we deliver on
the promises we make to our customers, employees, and channel partners."
DesignPresentation's Quality Manager added, "We
are very pleased to have been awarded certification by KPMG. The effort
to win ISO 9001:2000 certification has benefited us immensely in further
strengthening our quality systems and significantly reducing the necessary
DesignPresentation began its registration process in September
2004. As part of the certification process, KPMG conducted on-site assessments
and evaluated DesignPresentation's systems and procedures. To confirm
continued compliance with ISO 9001:2000, KPMG will periodically conduct
surveillance audits of DesignPresentation's service operations.
"By earning ISO 9001:2000 certification, Design Presentation
is further demonstrating its commitment to quality," said Mr. Navin
Chopra, Associate Director of KPMG Quality Registrar. "By basing
their system around processes, reducing their documentation and using
ISO 9001:2000 as an extra set of eyes, Design Presentation will be able
to improve quality and remain at the cutting edge of their industry.
ISO 9001:2000 certification can only serve to improve customer satisfaction
in an already top class business."