Lonseal Achieves Standardization Certifications

Aug. 5, 2008

CARSON, CA - Fortifying its leadership in the design and manufacture of high-performance surfacing solutions, Lonseal Inc. announced that it has received three coveted international certifications, attesting to the company's superior product quality, sustainability and customer service. Lonseal's resilient flooring products are now certified according to ISO (International Organization for Standardization) 9001:2000 and 14001:2004, as well as the AS9100:2004 from the Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG).

"Quality, sustainability and service are the cornerstones of our business," says Takashi Abe, president and chief operating officer for Lonseal. "We are thrilled to be recognized as a reputable provider of products that meet the highest standards upheld by these certifications and governing organizations. These certifications are a tremendous testament to Lonseal's overarching commitment to excellence, and they speak strongly of this to our customers."

Certifiably Reliable  
Following a comprehensive audit of Lonseal's facilities' quality-related processes, including manufacturing and business practices, the company demonstrated an effective, systematic approach to ensuring environmentally friendly processes and practices, as well as quality products and services.

ISO is the world's leading developer of international standards, making transparent the requirements for state-of-the-art products, services, processes, materials, and systems, and for good conformity assessment, managerial and organizational practice. Specifically, Lonseal is certified according to the following ISO standards: 

  • ISO 14001:2004—sets forth requirements for environmental management systems, and recognizes Lonseal's commitment to sustainable processes and design practices.
  • ISO 9001:2000—upholds global standards for customer satisfaction in supplier-customer relationships, and credits Lonseal's continual improvement in quality assurance.

Lonseal has also achieved a similar certification specific to the aviation industry. The AS9100:2004 from the IAQG strives to make significant improvements in quality and reductions in cost throughout the international aerospace industry, and the standard incorporates the ISO 9001:2000 standard plus additional requirements for quality management systems in the aerospace industry.

Celebrating 35 years of leaving an impression on commercial industries worldwide, Lonseal Inc. is a designer and manufacturer of resilient flooring and vertical surfacing products, many featuring innovative embossing patterns. Through Lonseal's GreenVinyl™ initiative, the majority of the company's products have been reformulated to contain more than 35 percent pre-consumer content and, through its GreenAir™ technology, products emit low VOCs. Ensuring adherence to the industry's highest environmental standards, the company's surfacing materials are GREENGUARD certified and can contribute toward LEED® points (4.1 and 4.2). Additionally, Lonseal products are approved by the GreenMedic™ JIS Z 2801 standard test and, as part of the GREENGUARD Microbial Resistance Listing Program, and are proven to resist the growth of mold. Servicing a range of commercial applications including healthcare, educational, recreational, fitness, corporate, retail, and hospitality, Lonseal's products in the United States are distributed through architects, designers and contractors nationwide. For more information, visit www.lonseal.com or call (310) 830-7111.

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