Bollinger achieves continued ISO 9001 certification

Bollinger Shipyards has achieved continued registration to ISO 9001 for another three years without interruption since 1996.

The scope of Bollinger’s certification, issued through Denver-based ISO 9001 management certification firm, Platinum Registration Inc., includes the design, manufacture, repair and logistical support of marine vessels and their components, as well as in shop and field service repair of AC and DC motors and generators.

“This is an important milestone for Bollinger Shipyards,” said Ben Bordelon, Bollinger president and CEO. “It’s a rigorous process to become ISO 9001 certified. Our staff worked very hard with Platinum Registration’s auditors to demonstrate that we meet the requirements of the Standard. Not only does that make us feel confident that we’re the most efficient that we can be, it assures our customers that we have a completely transparent and robust management system. And that means we have reliable, repeatable, continuously improving business processes so that they are receiving the best value for their money.”

Bordelon said that implementing management procedures in accordance with the high standards of ISO 9001:2008 allows Bollinger to further solidify its position as a worldwide leader in the industry and give its customers the confidence that they’ve partnered with one of the best in the business.

About ISO 9001:2008
Established by the International Organization for Standardization, ISO 9001:2008 is recognized as the worldwide standard for quality management systems and practices. The standards body provides requirements, guidance and tools for companies and organizations who want to ensure that their products and services consistently meet customer’s requirements and that quality is consistently improved. It can be used by any organization, large or small, regardless of its field of activity. ISO 9001:2008 has been implemented by over one million companies and organizations in over 170 countries. http://www.iso.org/iso/home/standards/management-standards/iso_9000.htm

About Platinum Registration
Platinum Registration is a Denver-based, ANSI-ANAB-accredited ISO 9001 management system certification body. Over one million organizations worldwide are independently certified, making ISO 9001 one of the most widely used management tools in the world today. Platinum’s clients include service and manufacturing organizations in North America and Canada. Platinum’s audits ensure that clients conform to international and national standards, assuring customer satisfaction and positioning them for growth in the marketplace. http://www.platinumregistration.com

Bollinger Shipyards (www.bollingershipyards.com) is a leading designer and builder of fast military patrol boats, ocean-going double hull barges, offshore oil field support vessels, tug boats, rigs, liftboats, inland waterways push boats, barges, and other steel and aluminum products from its new construction shipyards. Bollinger has 10 shipyards and all are strategically located between New Orleans and Houston with direct access to the Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi River and the Intracoastal Waterway. Bollinger is the largest vessel repair company in the Gulf of Mexico region with a total of 30 drydocks in Louisiana and Texas.

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