Ashland, MA, USA – MatTek Corporation is proud to announce renewal from ISO 9001:2008 to the newly revised standard, ISO 9001:2015, at its EU subsidiary MatTek In Vitro Life Science Laboratories in Bratislava, Slovakia. ISO 9001 is the world’s most widely recognized quality management standard and helps organizations to meet the expectations and needs of their customers. The new accreditation was obtained from the Slovak Association for Quality and Management Systems, Ltd. (SKQS).
The ISO 9001:2015 certification applies to all processes and activities of MatTek IVLSL, including the large offering of MatTek’s industry-leading Glass Bottom Dishes they began distributing to the European market earlier this year. The European facility has also recently expanded its production to include the EpiIntestinal tissue model, a human 3D in vitro small intestinal tissue model with the ability to evaluate toxicity, metabolism, drug absorption and compound efficacy. The EU certified site includes more than 500 m2 of GMP-compliant production laboratories, a training laboratory, and an R&D unit.
“By achieving this level of certification, we can demonstrate our ability and desire to effectively maintain and manage the established quality of our products and services,” said Dr. Helena Kandarova, executive director of MatTek IVLSL. “It is our goal to understand, meet, and exceed our customer’s expectations by providing products of the highest possible standards, quality, safety, and reliability.” Dr. Kandarova also expressed her thanks to her customers and suppliers for their continued commitment, feedback, and loyalty. “We put emphasis on quality assurance and innovative production, and we look forward to bringing our business to new heights in the months and years to come.”
MatTek Corporation is a global leader in the production of the highest quality in vitro human tissue models for safety and efficacy testing for the chemical, cosmetic, household product, and pharmaceutical industries. For over 25 years, MatTek has established a reputation for the consistent manufacture of quality in vitro human tissue models, and the continuous development of innovative tissue engineering technologies and assays.
Available for Download: MatTek IVLSL ISO 9001:2015 Certificate