Torrington, Conn., (2/12/2024) – Commercial Sewing, manufacturers of Outer Armor covers, tops, soft doors, and bags for the marine and powersport industries, has achieved the prestigious globally recognized ISO 9001:2015 Certification for Quality Management. This is the first ISO certification for the company.

The ISO 9001 certification is issued by the independent International Organization for Standardization as a symbol of improved performance, commitment to quality, and consistent ability to meet customer expectations. The ISO designation confirms an organization has put effective processes in place and trained staff to deliver products or services with an emphasis on continually improving its quality management systems.

“This certification reflects our longstanding dedication to consistently meeting and exceeding customer expectations while maintaining rigorous quality control processes,” said Scott Gordon, Quality Manager of Commercial Sewing.  “It underscores the effort and commitment of our team which strives daily to meet our high standards – which also align with the ISO’s stringent recommendations.”

As the most widely used quality management standard in the world, the ISO 9001 lets customers know and trust that an organization has effective management processes in place.  This includes quality control, complaint resolution, cost-savings improvements to reduce waste and streamline operations, and ongoing optimization through audits and reviews.

The ISO ( consists of 170 national standards bodies that share knowledge and develop voluntary, consensus-based, market-relevant standards to support innovation and provide solutions to global challenges.

Based in Torrington, Commercial Sewing is a leading producer of specialized canvas products for original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and dealers in the marine and power sports markets. With locations in the USA, Mexico and China, Commercial Sewing serves as an extension of its customers’ engineering and manufacturing departments and provides innovative solutions to develop new fabrics, materials, services, and manufacturing equipment.

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