ATEK Access Technologies Awarded ISO 9001 Certificate

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (Dec. 8, 2014) – ATEK Access Technologies today announced the successful completion of its International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2008 audit for its corporate offices in Brainerd and Eden Prairie, Minn. The audit’s objective is to set international requirements for quality management systems.

The audit was performed by Det Norske Veritas (DNV), and ATEK passed with zero non-conformances, the best result possible. The internationally recognized ISO 9001 standard is applicable to any manufacturing or service industry.

“This certification is a testament to our outstanding quality management system that consistently provides quality products that meet our customers’ needs,” said Sherri McDaniel, president of ATEK Access Technologies. “Our team continuously looks for opportunities to improve the quality of our solutions and services to enhance customer satisfaction, and this certification demonstrates our ability to do just that."

According to ISO, for a company to become ISO 9001:2008 certified, it must meet the following eight principles to get certified:

Customer focusLeadershipInnovation of peopleSystematic approach to managementContinual improvementFactual approach to decision-makingMutually beneficial supplier relations

In addition, the company must aim to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of its systems, including the dedication to continuous improvement of their organization and its processes.

For more information about ATEK Access Technologies, visit You can also follow the company on Twitter at @ATEKAccess.

About ATEK Access Technologies

ATEK Access Technologies, LLC is part of the ATEK Companies group of technology and manufacturing businesses. Its industry-leading brands use the power of advanced machine-to-machine (M2M) technologies to provide customers access to superior efficiencies and savings, essential data and systems, improved safety and control, and expert solutions and support. Its brands include Datakey, Larco and TankScan. For more information, visit

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