Kardex Remstar’s Lewistown, Maine plant underwent a thorough evaluation of the documented processes and corresponding work activities necessary to meet the requirements of the ISO9001: 2008 standard, and was registered by a third party registrar from Germany in October 2010.
The ISO 9000 family of standards, published by the International Organization for Standardization, relates to quality management systems. The standards are designed to help organizations meet the quality and value needs of customers while eliminating redundancy and waste in manufacturing operations.
The 230,000 square foot Kardex Production manufacturing facility is located in the Mifflin County Industrial Development Corporation Plaza in Lewistown. In addition to working toward ISO certification, the company has invested $3.8 million to upgrade the facility with automated equipment and building improvements. Kardex Remstar, LLC will focus production on the Kompakt® Mobile Storage System, the Lektriever® Electric Lateral Filing System, the ElementTM Vertical Lift Module and horizontal carousel product lines.