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Advanced Motors & Drives Earns ISO 9001:2008 Certification

Kinetek Operating Unit Achieves ISO Registration for Quality Management System

East Syracuse, NY (June 28, 2010)

Advanced Motors & Drives (AMD), a leading designer and manufacturer of special purpose AC, DC and brushless DC motors for traction, pump and steering applications in consumer, commercial and industrial markets has achieved ISO 9001:2008 Registration for its quality management system.

Achieving ISO 9001 Certification reflects Advanced Motors & Drives’ commitment to exceed customer expectations, said Bud Hittie, president and chief operating officer. “The ISO process and the registration that we earned through it validate our long standing commitment of providing our customers with high quality, reliable products. This is a direct result of our focus on continuous improvement programs through our quality management system. This commitment builds trust with our customers and creates powerful business relationships with suppliers.”

AMD’s special purpose wound field DC, AC, and brushless DC motors and after-market parts include standard AC motors from 5.5" (114 mm) to 13.0" (330 mm) with continuous power ranging between .5 hp (.37 kW) to 35 hp (26 kW) and standard DC motors range from 4.5" (114 mm) to 9.0" (230 mm) with continuous power ranging between .5 hp (.37 kW) to 35 hp (26 kW). These products serve battery powered market sectors such as renewable energy (including wind energy), material handling, golf, industrial, aerial work platform and marine applications.
AMD motors have an outstanding reputation in the marketplace said Roxanne Andrian, AMD’s quality assurance manager. “Our motors are noted for their robust construction and long, reliable service life. The ISO certification process helped establish an even stronger foundation for delivering high quality products that exceed our customers’ expectations.”

About Advanced Motors & Drives
Advanced Motors & Drives (AMD) 50,000 square foot facility is located in East Syracuse, New York. AMD is part of Kinetek, a privately held global manufacturing enterprise with 28 facilities – including over a dozen design centers – in North America, Europe and Asia. Kinetek companies command market leadership through a broad base of advanced technology that delivers custom engineered solutions to world class customers in the elevator/escalator, commercial floor care, material handling/aerial lift, commercial food equipment, golf car/utility vehicle, renewable energy and medical markets.