Bioplast Manufacturing, LLC, a manufacturer of plastic components such as laboratory plastic centrifuge vials, and liquid handling pipette tips used primarily for the medical research, clinical diagnostic and biotech environments, announced today it has become ISO 9001:2008 certified. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is the world’s largest developer and publisher of International Standards. ISO 9001:2008 is recognized and respected by organizations worldwide as a Quality Management Standard. This certification is an important benchmark in Bioplast Manufacturing’s continuing commitment to superior manufacturing products under the highest quality standards for their clients. The policies and procedures put in place also confirm Bioplast’s compliance and commitment to achieving, and surpassing, industry-respected practices. To become ISO 9001:2008 certified, Bioplast underwent a 16-month evaluation process that included the development of a formal quality management system (QMS), management systems review, employee training, process documentation, establishment of process metrics and several pre-audit assessments to ensure an optimum QMS with accompanying procedures and controls. The process began with a two-day pre-assessment audit and culminated with a two-day formal assessment audit by the BSI Group. The BSI Group, an accredited registrar that performs assessments of management systems against the requirements of national and international standards for quality and customer satisfaction, has a corporate headquarters based in the United Kingdom. The BSI Group maintains 58 international offices serving over 65,000 clients in 150 countries. Bioplast’s Quality Management System- ISO 9001:2008 Certification No. FM 589876 is ANAB, BSI and IAF accredited. Brian Conway, Bioplast’s Managing Director, stated: “We are extremely proud to obtain our ISO 9001:2008 certification. It’s a wonderful achievement, but more importantly, what Bioplast gained in the ISO process is a level of excellence upon which our customers can depend. Throughout this process, Bioplast was able to focus and improve all of its organizational processes. Our commitment to quality and continual improvement of our QMS is reflected in Bioplast obtaining this ISO 9001:2008 certification.”Bioplast Manufacturing is a member of the Genesis Biotechnology Group located in Hamilton, New Jersey in “Einstein’s Alley,” the research and technology corridor of New Jersey. Bioplast is in close proximity to major metropolitan centers in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.