SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin One of the world's most recognized makers of mining shovels, drills and draglines, BUCYRUS INTERNATIONAL, announced that its South Milwaukee manufacturing and administration facility has been awarded certification to the new ISO9001:2000 standard. The certification became effective March 14, 2003. Bucyrus has been certified to ISO9001 standards for many years and qualification to the new "2000" standard represents a significant achievement.
Some of the improved system requirements now integrated into Bucyrus' new business processes include: achievement of continuous improvement in all facets of business performance; customer feedback is solicited and acted on; performance objectives are established and their status reported; and expanded engineering verification/validation activities are conducted to continuously improve product reliability and customer satisfaction.
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