Saturday, November 1, 2008

Spectrum Industries Achieves ISO 9001:2000 Certification

Quality Management System Brings Wisconsin Manufacturing Firm to a New Level of Excellence

2008 – Chippewa Falls, Wisc.—Spectrum Industries Incorporated is pleased to announce that they have been approved for ISO 9001:2000 Certification by Det Norske Veritas Certification Inc. (DNV), an accredited registrar for the International Organization for Standardization.

As an organization Spectrum has always strived to exceed customer expectations. Achieving ISO 9001:2000 certification further demonstrates Spectrum’s “focus on the customer” as it is a significant commitment to quality through the strict adherence to well defined processes which conform to ISO 9001:2000 standards.

By implementing and maintaining a Quality Management System (QMS), Spectrum is continuously monitoring customer satisfaction levels and feedback. This ensures that Spectrum is performing consistently and satisfactory and it provides the earliest possible indication of changes in customer expectations. The Quality Management System is an important component of Spectrum’s value proposition. Scott Dorn, Spectrum’s Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, states, “The QMS strengthens vendor viability and provides our customers piece of mind knowing Spectrum is committed to providing them what they are looking for: reliability in service, performance and delivery.”

In accepting the ISO 9001:2000 Certification, Dennis Barka, Spectrum’s Vice President of Process Control, noted, “Everyone within the organization is proud to have achieved this recognition. The approval by DNV affirms Spectrum’s commitment to provide products that meet or exceed all customer expectations.” He further states, “Spectrum’s future success will be driven by our commitment to continually improve in all we do.”

About Spectrum Industries, Inc.:
Spectrum Industries, Inc. is a quality manufacturer of learning, training, communication, medical and office furniture as well as high-quality point of purchase displays. Spectrum Industries, Inc., founded in 1968 and currently celebrating its 41st anniversary, is recognized as an innovator within the markets with which it operates. This innovation is possible thanks in large part to the partnerships formed with its customers. Headquartered in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, Spectrum is committed to being an ethical, community-minded corporate citizen.

Spectrum Contacts:
For more information regarding Spectrum’s ISO 9001:2000 certification please contact:
Dennis Barka, Director of Process Control
Spectrum Industries, Inc.
925 First Avenue, PO Box 400, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
Phone: 1-715-723-6750

About Det Norske Veritas Certification, Inc. (DNV):
DNV Certification is a division of Det Norske Veritas (DNV), an independent foundation established in 1864. DNV is recognized as one of the world’s top leaders in the provision of services to safeguard life, property and the environment. In its more than one hundred year history, DNV has based its services on the concept of “Trust and Confidence,” issuing certificates to tens of thousands of businesses operating in all sectors of industry. As a leading international certification body, DNV local units have been awarded accreditation for their certification services by various national authorities. For more information about DNV please visit their website at:

Sunday, February 3, 2008

New Spectrum Media Manager V2 Lectern Featured in THE Journal

The following article featuring the Spectrum Media Manager V2 was recently published in THE Journal.

FETC Showcase
The annual conference returns Jan. 22-25 to Orlando, FL, promising to unveil the newest product innovations in educational technology. Here's a sneak preview of what you'll be seeing on the showroom floor.
Spectrum Furniture Media Manager V2
Compact enough to be whisked from room to room, Spectrum Furniture's Media Manager V2, a technology lectern, is also versatile enough to accommodate the expanding role of multimedia equipment in education. Internally, it is spacious enough to hold a full complement of rack rail equipment, house a tower CPU, and provide a secure place to store a laptop and document camera. Externally, it has ample room on the work surface for a desktop or laptop computer, projector, or any other piece of peripheral equipment. It also comes standard with a flip-up, selflocking task shelf for additional workspace or equipment and a locking laptop storage drawer. The laptop drawer doubles as a keyboard tray, featuring a flip-down, padded wrist rest.
Another standard feature is its pull-out, locking document- camera drawer, which conceals and secures the camera internally. Included with the drawer is an anti-skid pad to prevent the camera from sliding when the drawer is opened or closed.
Two-point locking doors are built into the front and back of the lectern, and on the document camera door. The locks can be keyed the same or differently. When unlocked, the doors can be opened and closed using the lock lever.
The lectern has four 4-inch, heavyduty locking casters, 1,200-pound total capacity, and a retractable 20-foot power cord reel. Recessed handles are available on both ends of the cart to make moving the lectern easier. For more information, visit here.