Gandy Company of Owatonna announced recently their achievement of ISO 9001:2015 certification. Gandy, a manufacturer of agricultural and professional turf maintenance equipment, was founded in 1936 in Owatonna and remains a family-owned business.

Don Reynolds, company president, said in a news release, "We saw value in the new standard providing strategic alignment of our company goals to key processes, increased focus on continuous improvement, reducing risk and certifying to a standard that is recognized globally."

Gandy Company designs and manufactures turf maintenance equipment and provides custom metal fabrication, machining, painting and assembling for equipment manufacturers in a wide variety of markets. The website indicates Gandy will handle jobs from a single component to complete finished assembly.

ISO 9001:2015 certification verifies the standard of a quality management system, according to the ASQ-Global Voice of Quality website.

Reynolds adds, "We are strengthening Gandy Company to continuously improve customer satisfaction, grow the business and provide increasing value to our customers, employees and shareholders."

Brad Fischer/Townsquare Media