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Smithers Quality Assessments Expands Certification Services to Include Pharmaceuticals Industry

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Smithers Quality Assessments (SQA), a Smithers Group company, specializing in quality, safety and environmental management systems certifications, announced today that it has been accredited by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) to perform audits and grant certifications of management systems for the pharmaceutical industry, International Accreditation Forum (IAF) 13.

"Smithers Quality Assessments is focused on expanding our certification services to meet our clients' needs," said Jeannette Preston, president of Smithers Quality Assessments. "With the increasing demand for pharmaceuticals, we made the strategic decision to enhance our services to this important industry and to address the growing needs and requests of our current clients and prospects."

Earlier this year, Smithers Quality Assessments was approached by Manhattan Isotope Technology, a wholly owned subsidiary of Positron Corporation, about certifying their quality management systems to the ISO 9001:2008. The initial audit was completed in September of this year and certification was issued to Manhattan Isotope Technology in early October. The ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board witnessed the audit and has accredited SQA to certify IAF 13 companies following the standard review process.

With SQA's newly expanded scope of services, pharmaceuticals (IAF 13) companies can now work with Smithers Quality Assessments when seeking certification to the following ISO standards:

ISO 9001:2008  
ISO 13485:2003  
ISO 14001:2004  
OHSAS 18001:2007

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About Smithers Quality Assessments

Smithers Quality Assessments is an Akron, OH-based accredited quality and environmental management systems certification body, founded in 1993, serving small and large industrial, commercial, government and services businesses in North America and Europe. Please visit

About The Smithers Group:

Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, The Smithers Group includes Smithers Viscient, Smithers Pira, Smithers Rapra, Smithers Apex, Smithers Avanza, and Smithers Quality Assessments. Each Smithers Group company provides technology-based services focused on a defined market. As a group the diversity of market sectors and technologies provides stability and a platform for long-term growth. By integrating science, technology and business expertise, Smithers goal is to add value throughout the life cycle of our clients' products, by utilizing testing, consulting, information, and compliance services. All Smithers companies are known by their clients as Trusted Providers of Innovative Solutions. For more information, visit

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Akron, Ohio 44303

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