DNV certifies Marorka’;s quality management system built on the ISO 9001:2000 standard

The high tech company Marorka received its quality management system certification from the Det Norske Veritas (DNV) today. Last year, Marorka implemented a quality management system built on the ISO 9001:2000 standard which was successfully audited by DNV last December. DNV is recognised as one of the largest certification companies in the world. In order to receive certification, Marorka has demonstrated that work is performed according to document work processes that ensure reliability, consistency and professional work standards. Marorka has already benefited from the quality management system implementation because the system identifies areas for improvements, ensures quality and excellent customer support.

Certification in only one year Marorka began work on the quality management system implementation beginning in 2005 in accordance with the company’;s strategic plan. Marorka’;s employees have been entirely committed on the implementation and its success. With support from Gunnar Gudmundsson, a ‘Quality’; Consultant, Marorka was able to have its quality management system certified in one year. Andrass Joensen, a DNV auditor, was responsible for the certification audit.

International operations Marorka’;s energy management system Maren aims to minimise oil consumption on ocean vessels and has demonstrated that significant reductions in oil consumption can be achieved by utilising Maren’;s methodologies. Maren has been well received both in Iceland and abroad and was recognised as the ‘Best New Product’; at the Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition held in Kopavogur in September 2005. Marorka is growing internationally and has worked for leading companies in Europe and North America.

Key participant in Knowledge Companies Association Marorka was founded in June 2002 and is a rapidly growing, high tech company with a highly educated staff. Marorka has approximately twenty employees with proven, relevant experience. The owners, directors and employees emphasise Marorka’;s role in the society for example, Marorka is a key participant in the Knowledge Companies Association in order to ensure discussions and opportunities required in the development of the high tech (knowledge) industry.

On Friday the 10th of February at 15:00, Marorka received its quality management system certification from Jens Peter Hoiseth from DNV. Jon Agust Thorsteinsson, Marorka’;s Managing Director / CEO received the certificate.