In an ongoing evolution toward higher quality, GE Advanced Materials-Quartz recently announced that the quality management system at its Advanced Ceramics facility in Strongsville, Ohio, was recently certified to the ISO 9001:2000 standard, an upgrade from its previous ISO 9002 certification. This globally recognized certification underscores GE's commitment to rigorous quality systems. It highlights that GE uses the highest standards in its design and manufacturing processes and in the delivery of products and services. The Strongsville facility is just the latest addition to GE Advanced Materials-Quartz's list of ISO 9001:2000 certified facilities, which includes the Newark, Ohio, quartz crucible and tubing furnace operations and related support functions; the Geesthacht, Germany, quartz facility; and the Kozuki, Japan, ceramics facility.
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