Innovative Australian CE Supplier Obtains Latest Recognition for its Manufacturing Capabilities
Rosebery, NSW Australia December 11, 2006 - - LeisureTech Electronics, inventors of A -BUS®, the popular multi -room audio technology, announced that its manufacturing facility, LeisureTech Thailand Ltd has just received ISO 9001 : 2000 certification. ISO was implemented to ensure manufacturing Standards of the A -BUS product were enhanced, strengthened and maintained by proper procedures. Regarding ISO 9001 as an important requirement for their business partners, the certification of ISO 9001 represents an important milestone in LeisureTech's manufacturing capability.
LeisureTech Thailand was founded by parent LeisureTech Australia in July 2005 to manufacture A -BUS and associated electronics in Thailand. LeisureTech was keen to establish a facility under their control to ensure product quality and to give more flexibility of supply to its partners. With growing demand the facility was moved to larger premises in April of this year. The quick approval of the new facility is a compliment to LeisureTech's organizational structure which is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.
ISO 9001 is intended to ensure that virtually any product at LeisureTech has been produced in the most efficient, effective manner possible. It also certifies that consistent business processes are being applied. ISO 9000 is a family of ISO (the International Organization for Standardization) standards for quality management systems.
ISO 9001 Quality management systems are intended for use in any organization which designs, develops, manufactures, installs and/or services any product or provides any form of service. It provides a number of requirements which an organization needs to fulfill if it is to achieve customer satisfaction through consistent products and services which meet customer expectations. The latest version of ISO 9001 is :2000 which is what LeisureTech has received.
Andrew Goldfinch, LeisureTech Founder and Managing Director, commented, "Establishing an Asian facility was an important economical decision for us to keep costs under control, however, we did not want to take this move and sacrifice the product standards our clients have come to appreciate from us. The speedy ISO approval is another example of our quality approach."
About A -BUS®
A -BUS technology, successfully utilized since 1998 and then launched worldwide in 2000, is quickly becoming the standard for affordable multi -room audio. LTE has been granted patents in Europe, Australia and New Zealand with a patent application pending in the U.S. A -BUS is also the recipient of numerous industry awards and media acclaim for innovation and excellence.
About LeisureTech Electronics
Founded in 1977, LeisureTech Electronics' is a global OEM technology provider and manufacturer for the residential systems market. LTE founder Andrew Goldfinch teamed up with Len Andrews in 1989 and in 1997 the ingenious duo invented A -BUS, a revolutionary technology for multi -room audio. A -BUS, launched worldwide in 2000, is licensed to leading CE manufacturers and quickly becoming the standard for affordable multi -room audio applications. In 2005, LeisureTech opened its own design and manufacturing facility in Thailand to support its rapid growth while providing expanded resources for its customers.