MPR Associates Awarded ISO 13485 & ISO 9001 Certifications
ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 6, 2012--MPR Associates, Inc. ( www.mpr.com  ), a leader in first of a kind product development and design, announced today that it has achieved both ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 certification for its quality management system.
ISO 13485 is used by development and manufacturing organizations to demonstrate conformance of its quality systems to the industry standards for the design and manufacture of medical devices. The certification demonstrates that suitable processes are in place to meet customer and regulatory requirements. The review was performed by AB Certification according to ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 requirements, and focused on MPR’s product design services for development, prototyping and testing of medical devices, including electro-mechanical, implantable, disposable, diagnostic and surgical devices, as well as embedded systems and other non-medical products.
According to Eric Claude, General Manager of MPR's Product Development division, “MPR has always placed a high emphasis on quality. We pursued the ISO certification to make it easier for our customers to work with us. Now, in addition to looking at our track record of award winning products, customers can look at the ISO certification to gain an additional level of confidence in our work processes.” About MPR Product Development MPR Product Development is the experienced engineering and industrial design business division of MPR, specializing in the development of new technologies and products. MPR Product Development works with clients as a development partner from conceptualization through technology transfer and manufacturing. MPR Product Development provides all engineering, research and development, design and prototyping services, and regulatory support needed to commercialize its clients’ products.
About MPR MPR Associates is an employee-owned specialty engineering and management services firm founded in 1964 and headquartered in Alexandria, VA. MPR provides solutions to clients in the nuclear power, energy, federal government, and health & life sciences industries. The company’s state-of-the-art development, design, engineering, and project management support has produced more than 100 patents and “first-of-a-kind” proprietary solutions for its clients.
INTERVIEWS AVAILABLE UPON REQUESTCONTACT: MPR Associates Paul Gallagher, 703-519-0200 email@example.com  or Alexandria Bassett Whitten, 703-519-0200 firstname.lastname@example.org  KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA VIRGINIA INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH MEDICAL DEVICES MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING SOURCE: MPR Associates, Inc. Copyright Business Wire 2012 PUB: 12/06/2012 04:16 PM/DISC: 12/06/2012 04:16 PM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20121206006433/