SANDEFJORD, NORWAY, November 30, 2011 – Sensor Developments, a Probe partner company based in Sandefjord, Norway has achieved the internationally recognized ISO9001:2008 standard. This independent assessment was conducted by The National Institute of Technology, a leading Certification Body established in 1917, and demonstrates the company’s commitment to quality manufacturing, customer service and quality in delivery. The Probe partner company Sensor Developments, have now earned the right to display the coveted ISO 9001:2008 logo to demonstrate its conformance to the standard. ISO 9001 was first introduced in 1987 and requires organizations to demonstrate that they do what they say they do and that they have a quality management system in place to ensure consistency and improvement; leading to high levels of performance and customer satisfaction. Certified organizations are committed to continuous improvement and are assessed annual to ensure the certified processes are being maintained. Sensor Developments have shown that they have excellent process controls which means less risk for its customers! Sensor Developments CEO, Kjetil Borgersen said, “We have been able to meet the standards required in record time, due to the joint commitment, hard work and expertise of our team. This accreditation shows our commitment to comply with customer expectations and continuously strive to increase quality while reducing risk and cost for our customers”.
Probe CEO, Maarten Propper, commented that “ Meeting the requirements of the ISO standards is a key component in demonstrating our commitment to quality across our multi-disciplined organization. The speed and relative simplicity of the qualification process for our Sandefjord facility is testament to the overall philosophy of our growing organization. Ingenuity, modularity and teamwork sit squarely at the center of what we do. Our journey to complete organizational ISO certification is well on its way and the process is demonstrating accretive value creation as the journey continues.”
Probe’s strategy revolves around developing fit-for-purpose technical tools and systems while providing customers with exemplary customer support. Probe’s Technical Centers are responsible for delivering technical tools and support systems and its GeoCenters are responsible for front line customer support, training, repair & maintenance of tools as well as providing and maintaining a rental fleet of tools that is appropriate for that particular market.