Leading eco-conscious cleaning products manufacturer receives the highest third-party certification for its commitment to the highest quality products and processes
Cypress, CA (July 31, 2019) –Earth Friendly Products®, the maker of ECOS® plant-powered cleaning products, today announced that the company has earned ISO 9001:2015 certification for its Quality Management System. Partnering with NSF International Strategic Registrations and effective October 30, 2018, the company has achieved ISO9001:2015 certification at all four of its U.S. facilities.
ISO 9001:2015 is the most updated standard of its kind and focuses on quality management systems and performance. The standard is based on several quality management principles, including a strong customer focus, involvement of high-level company management, a process approach and ongoing improvement of the process.
“Earning ISO 9001:2015 certification was a very rigorous process, and I’m tremendously proud of our team for their hard work to create such an exceptional environment of quality and continuous improvement,” said Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks, president and CEO of Earth Friendly Products. “Our ISO 9001:2015 certification really supports our 50-year commitment to protecting people, pets, and the planet by providing the most sustainable, highest quality, and affordable cleaning products.”
Mike Martini, Quality Manager at Earth Friendly Products, says, “We’ve developed a management system that aligns our quality objectives with our business strategy and focuses on risk-based thinking and accountability in all organizational processes. This system translates into higher quality products and increased customer satisfaction through consistent products.”
A family-owned and operated company for over 50 years, Earth Friendly Products® is sustainable manufacturer that is the first to achieve the “trifecta” of carbon neutrality, water neutrality, and TRUE Zero Waste Platinum certification. The company uses 100% renewable energy to make its ECOS® plant-powered cleaners at its facilities located in California, Washington, Illinois, and New Jersey.
ABOUT EARTH FRIENDLY PRODUCTS®
Family owned and operated since 1967, Earth Friendly Products® is the maker of ECOS® Laundry Detergent and over 90 other sustainable cleaning products that are safer for people, pets and the planet. Made with plant-powered ingredients, ECOS® cleaners are thoughtfully sourced, pH balanced, readily biodegradable formula, easily recyclable, and never tested on animals. Over 90 ECOS® products have received the coveted U.S. EPA Safer Choice certification, which means that every ingredient is the safest in its class and that formulations are effective and demonstrate sustainability without sacrificing quality or performance. ECOS®, Baby ECOS®, ECOS® for Pets! and ECOS® Pro cleaners are available at major club and grocery retailers and natural foods stores throughout the U.S., in over 60 countries and at ecos.com, babyecos.com and other online retailers.