Gateway Analytical Achieves ISO Accreditation for Quality Management System

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 29, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gateway Analytical received certification today from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the world's largest developer and publisher of International Standards, under ISO standard 9001:2008 for the quality management system governing its analytical lab processes.

Prior to certification, the company's system was subjected to an intensive audit by UL DQS Inc., one of the top five certification bodies in the world, with no nonconformances.

"This is a very significant milestone in our company's history," said David Exline, Senior Vice President at Gateway Analytical. "We've devoted a substantial amount of time and resources to ensure that our quality system, as well as resulting analytical tests performed, are of the highest caliber."

Gateway Analytical officially opened for business in October 2010, specializing in: pharmaceutical and industrial forensics, particle identification and characterization, and criminal trace evidence examination services.

In addition to ISO 9001:2008, Gateway Analytical is also pursuing certification for the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB) 2011 Supplemental Requirements. The company is currently registered with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and complies with current good manufacturing procedures.

For more information on Gateway Analytical, its quality system or services, visit the company website at For service inquiries, call (724) 443-1900 or email

Based in Gibsonia, Pa., Gateway Analytical, LLC partners with companies in need of high-quality laboratory analysis that do not have the time, resources or capabilities for specialized, comprehensive testing. Through conventional and innovative testing methods, the company provides expert laboratory services and analytical solutions for the pharmaceutical, forensic and materials science industries. Gateway Analytical is a subsidiary of ChemImage Corporation, a leader in chemical imaging technology and instrumentation.

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