Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA - Strem Chemicals, Inc., has been dedicated to providing quality chemicals since its establishment in 1964. We are now proud to announce that Strem’s corporate headquarters in Newburyport, Massachusetts has achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification for Quality Management System (QMS) standard.
ISO certification is based on quality management principles including consistently documented processes, strong focus on customer service, maintaining quality standards, continual review and improvement of process approach, as well as a dedicated management commitment to upholding all facets of the ISO 9001 QMS. Our mission has always been to provide specialty chemicals of high purity in a timely fashion. The decision to become ISO 9001:2008 certified is based on anticipated demands of our customers, as well as validating our commitment to quality products and services. This certification allows our customers to have even more confidence in our ability to meet the standards they have grown to expect from Strem Chemicals, Inc.
Strem Chemicals, Inc. is certified as meeting the requirements of ISO 9001:2008 for the following scope: Manufactures and Markets Specialty Chemicals of High Purity. To become certified as ISO 9001 compliant Strem underwent an evaluation process that included quality management system development, management system documentation review, pre-audit, initial assessment and clearance of non-conformances. All of these processes work to identify corrective actions that eliminate non-conformances in the quality management system. Department heads and staff all contributed to our certification process. The process culminated in a comprehensive registration audit and Strem received an ISO 9001:2008 certificate on April 27, 2016. To maintain certification, CIC Management, LLC will perform audits to ensure compliance and to assess initiatives for continued improvement.
“Strem is happy to achieve ISO Certification. It has been a long-term goal and we are proud to continue offering quality services, which are now compliant under the ISO 9001:2008 QMS standard. Our goal is that this certification will further business opportunities with both existing and future customers”, said Ephraim Honig, Chief Operating Officer at Strem.
We would like to take this opportunity to extend our thanks and appreciation to our customers for their continued commitment and loyalty.
Strem received support from MassMEP, the Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership program and worked with Exolytic to train employees and implement the ISO program at Strem.
About Strem Chemicals, Inc.
Strem Chemicals, Inc., established in 1964, is a privately held manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals of high purity. Strem’s key products include catalysts, ligands, organometallics, metal carbonyls and nanomaterials. Its products are used for research and development and commercial scale applications, especially in the pharmaceutical, microelectronics, chemicals and petrochemicals industries. Strem Chemicals also provides custom synthesis, process development and cGMP manufacturing services. For more information, visit www.strem.com.
About The Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MassMEP)
MassMEP is part of the national Manufacturing Extension Partnership program and a nonprofit organization that believes, given the proper support, manufacturers can challenge themselves and grow strategically, improve profitability, and create competitive advantages. MassMEP supports this belief by providing experiential learning and solution-based support services. Every engagement focuses on both the transfer of knowledge and the successful implementation of this learning for immediate impact on the company. MassMEP also serves as a valuable bridge to other organizations and programs that share a passion for developing technology and creating growth opportunities in a domestic manufacturing environment.