Knit-Rite, headquartered in Kansas City, Kansas, recently received ISO 13485:2003 certification for the company’s manufacturing facilities located in Kansas City, and Ellerbe, North Carolina.
Established by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), ISO 13485:2003 is the established quality standard for manufacturers of medical devices.
“The ISO 13485 certification makes us stronger as a company and continues to build the level of confidence our customers have in Knit-Rite products,” said Chris Vering, executive vice president and chief operating officer. “We…are committed to taking our quality standards to the highest level.”
“It is also a great accomplishment to be the only comprehensive medical textile manufacturer in the orthotics and prosthetics industry to achieve this certification,” added Mark Smith, CP, (ret), president and CEO.