Leuven, - June 13, 2007 – LMS, the engineering innovation company, today announced that its new LMS Imagine Division has achieved the ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System certification from the AFAQ-AFNOR Certification (Association Française pour l'Amélioration et le management de la Qualité - Association Française de Normalisation) for all of its French based operations. The ISO 9001:2000 certification recognizes that the quality management system of the new LMS Imagine Division conforms to the requirements set forth in the ISO 9001:2000 standard.
LMS created the new Division after the acquisition of IMAGINE, a leading provider of 1D multi-domain system simulation for intelligent mechanical and mechatronic systems. The LMS Imagine Division strategically extends the LMS solutions portfolio for functional performance simulation and physical testing, delivering a complete set of applications to model, simulate and test the real-life behavior of mechanical and mechatronic intelligent systems.
"The qualification for the ISO 9001:2000 represents an essential milestone for the LMS Imagine Division, as it confirms the formal deployment of methods to improve and measure customer satisfaction, and to meet our customers’ expectations,” commented Willy Bakkers, Vice-President and General Manager of the LMS CAE and Imagine Divisions. “This certification shows the commitment of our new LMS colleagues to constantly leverage their technical excellence, make products that deliver high customer value, and support our customers in the most effective way.”
The certificate of the LMS Imagine division (previously Imagine SA) is available on the AFAQ web site: http://www.afaq.org/certification=289431176912.About LMS
LMS is an engineering innovation partner for companies in the automotive, aerospace and other advanced manufacturing industries. LMS enables its customers to get better products faster to market, and to turn superior process efficiency to their strategic competitive advantage. LMS delivers a unique combination of virtual simulation software, testing systems, and engineering services. We are focused on the mission critical performance attributes in key manufacturing industries, including structural integrity, handling, safety, reliability, comfort and sound quality. Through our technology, people and over 25 years of experience, LMS has become the partner of choice for most of the leading discrete manufacturing companies worldwide. LMS, a Dassault Systèmes SIMULIA partner, is certified to ISO9001:2000 quality standards and operates through a network of subsidiaries and representatives in key locations around the world. For more information on LMS, visit the company’s web site at www.lmsintl.com.
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