Parallel Lines (Line Marking)

ACHIEVE BOTH ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 CERTIFICATION in 2012

Worcester based Line Marking & Ground Maintenance company, Parallel Lines, has achieved the internationally recognised ISO 9001 & ISO 14001, establishing it as one of the leaders in its field.

This independent assessment is conducted annually by a leading certification body and demonstrates Parallel Lines commitment to customer service and quality in delivery.

Parallel Lines has now earned the right to display the coveted ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 certification mark to demonstrate its conformance to the standard. 

ISO 9001 - What is ISO 9001?

ISO 9001 was first introduced in 1987 and requires organisations to demonstrate that they do what they say they do and that they have a quality management system in place to ensure consistency and improvement; leading to high levels of performance and customer satisfaction. Certified organisations are committed to continuous improvement and are assessed annually to ensure progress is being maintained.

ISO 14001 - What is ISO 14001?

ISO 14001:2004 was first introduced 1996 as a British Standard and requires organisations to have an environmental policy and action plan to manage their impact on their environment. Certified organisations are committed to continuous improvement and are assessed annually to ensure progress is being maintained.

The benefits of registration to the ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 standard include:-

  • Streamlining an organisation’s procedures.
  • Bringing consistency to an organisation’s service delivery.
  • Reducing cost and rework.
  • Improving an organisation’s management practices.
  • Enhanced status.
  • Competitive advantage.
  • Lower insurance premiums.

Parallel Lines has shown that it has good product & service reliability and process controls which means lower costs for its customers!

In an interview for the Institute of Groundsmen, the owner David Mann, said, “We are particularly pleased to have achieved ISO 9001 certification as it underlines our commitment to our customers and our focus on quality.  Not many customers get to see their suppliers’ ‘back-office’ activities.  This recognition demonstrates we can provide a quality solution from quotation to delivery.”