NORTH WALES, PA--(Marketwired - Mar 1, 2016) - DEKRA Certification, Inc. today announced that it has certified Seagate Technology's plants in Nakhonratchasima, Thailand; Wuxi, China; and Suzhou, China to ISO 22301:2012 "Business Continuity Management Systems" (BCMS).

"We want to congratulate Seagate Technology for all their hard work in getting certified to ISO 22301. As their Certification Body for ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and OHSAS 18001, we have watched them take a forward thinking approach in all of their business endeavors. So it was no surprise that they were one of the first companies to pursue accredited ISO 22301 certification," said Chris Carson, Director of Business Development and Marketing for DEKRA Certification, Inc.

ISO 22301 is a standard that can be used by any organization to reduce or mitigate risks from all varieties of events and other factors that could be disruptive to a business. A Business Continuity Management System emphasizes the importance of working with key suppliers and partners to the organization, establishing continuity objectives, implementing controls and measures to manage disruptive incidents, and continually improving the performance and effectiveness of the system.

"ISO 22301 certification is an important step in ensuring the resiliency and continuity of Seagate's operations to meet the expectations of our customers as well as our business goals," said Brian Martin, Senior Director of Seagate EHS & Sustainability.

About DEKRA Certification, Inc.
DEKRA Certification, Inc. (DCI) is a U.S. based accredited Certification Body for international management systems. The company is part of the global footprint of DEKRA Certification Group headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany. DEKRA is a multi-accredited certification body covering all management system business line activities for North America, with a global service capacity. DEKRA offers services for ISO 9001 (quality), ISO 14001 (environment), ISO 22301 (Business Continuity), SEP (Superior Energy Performance), ISO 50001 (energy management), ISO 27001 (Information Security) and other certifications. DCI's Business Assurance group provides customized assessments in such areas as Sustainability, Energy Performance, Responsible Supply Chain, and Value Chain Risk, and many other areas. DEKRA works with companies to utilize standards for greater productivity, reduced waste, larger profits, an enhanced customer experience and the growth of a continuous improvement culture. DEKRA's experienced professionals have extensive knowledge of management system standards and a proven track record of success to help achieve the goals of any organization. For more information visit

DEKRA SE is one of the world's leading expert organizations and currently runs activities in more than 50 countries on all five continents. About 35,000 employees are committed to ensuring long-term safety, quality and environmental protection. The DEKRA Business Units "Automotive", "Industrial" and "Personnel" provide professional and innovative services in the fields of vehicle inspection, expertise, claims services, system certification, product testing & certification, industrial & construction inspection, consulting, qualification and temporary work. In 2014, DEKRA generated sales totaling approximately 2.5 billion Euros.

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