HIAWATHA, KS, Feb 26, 2015 /CNW/ - (TSX: AJX) -- AgJunction, a leading provider of innovative hardware and software solutions for precision agriculture, announced it has received ISO 9001:2008 certification for all operations at its headquarters in Hiawatha, KS as well as its global engineering centers in Brisbane, Australia and Scottsdale, Arizona.
AgJunction received its ISO 9001:2008 registration from NQA USA, an accredited registrar that performs assessments of management systems against requirements of national and international standards for quality. The certification is valid until January 25, 2018.
The ISO 9001:2008 certification is applicable to all facets of AgJunction operations - design, development, production, and distribution of its precision agriculture hardware solutions and associated components.
"Our customers have come to expect high quality at AgJunction, and they can be confident they are doing business with an organization that is committed to quality and continuous improvement," commented Charlie Wohlers, Vice President of Operations.
Each AgJunction location independently completed the rigorous process required for ISO 9001 certification, including process reviews and on-site audits.
"In the last 18 months we have streamlined and upgraded our quality management systems across all company locations, ensuring we continue to build a quality-conscious organization at all levels," added Wohlers.
Developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the ISO 9000 family of standards represents an internationally recognized protocol for quality management.
The AgJunction certification is applicable to Design, Manufacture, and Distribution of GPS Products for Positioning, Guidance and Machine Control Applications. For more information regarding the International Standards Organization, please go to http://www.iso.org/iso/home/standards/certification.htm
AgJunction, Inc. provides innovative hardware and software applications for precision agriculture worldwide. The Company holds numerous patents and markets its products and services under leading brand names including Outback Guidance®, Satloc®, and AgJunction® Cloud Services. AgJunction supports advanced farming practices and enables seamless data connectivity among growers and their agricultural service providers. The Company is headquartered in Hiawatha, Kansas, with facilities in Arizona, Pennsylvania, Manitoba and Queensland, Australia. AgJunction is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol "AJX". For more information, please go to www.agjunction.com.
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For further information: Charlie Wohlers, Vice President of Operations, AgJunction, CWohlers@agjunction.com; Cory Pala, Investor Relations, 416-657-2400, Cory.Pala@evestor.com