Friday February 24, 2017 0 comments
THORNTON -- Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB:ASTI ), a developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art, lightweight, and flexible thin-film photovoltaic (PV) solutions, announced that effective Feb. 16, 2017, the company is certified by Platinum Registration, Inc. as a company that has developed, implemented and maintains a Quality Management System (QMS) that conforms to the requirements of the ISO 9001:2015 international standard.
The scope of this certification includes design, development and manufacturing of solar power systems, consumer electronic products and accessories, solar and non-solar based.
"We are thrilled that we have met our goal for achieving ISO 9001:2015 certification of our QMS," said Victor Lee, Ascent president and CEO.
"Ascent Solar has always maintained a high level of QMS to begin with. However, as we go through the stringent certification process, we have further enhanced our system and processes, resulting in even greater synergy across all departments and different aspects of the company.
"As we focus on the highly specialized military and aerospace markets, we have had several inquiries regarding the status of our QMS, and we are now proud to notify our potential customers that our management system has achieved the ISO 9001:2015 certification.
“We believe that achieving ISO 9001:2015 certification will enable Ascent to confidently address these markets, and opens up more addressable markets going forward."
"We are pleased to be the first and only flexible CIGS manufacturer who has achieved ISO 9001:2015, enabling us to serve a large universe of customers who prefer products manufactured under a superlative Quality Management System” said Dr. Amit Kumar, Ascent’s chairman of the board.
“Many of our premium products serve the military and space markets, and must be as robust and fail proof as possible. Our QMS provides such customers with the assurance that our products are manufactured with the quality necessary for their applications."