NORTH SMITHFIELD, R.I. (March 24, 2014) –Banneker Industries, an integrated logistics service provider and supply chain management company, recently achieved ISO 14001 certification. 

“Banneker Industries is an absolute devotee to the principles of continuous improvement and quality management standards as evidenced by our achievements in ISO certifications,” said Sandee Davignon, Quality Manager and ISO Management Representative at Banneker. “Adding ISO 14001 provides assurance to our stakeholders that we not only meet the global standards for employing environmentally responsible systems, but also that we are committed to reducing our internal waste in an overall effort to deliver the most cost-effective services and products to our customers around the world.”

ISO is an international standards tool that helps to reduce a company’s costs by minimizing waste and errors and increasing productivity. 
The ISO 14000 family addresses various aspects of environmental management. It provides practical tools for companies and organizations looking to identify and control their environmental impact and constantly improve their environmental performance. ISO 14001 focuses on environmental management systems. ISO 14001:2004 is applicable to any organization that wishes to establish, implement, maintain and improve an environmental management system, assure itself of conformity with stated environmental policy, and demonstrate conformity. 

Banneker has already achieved ISO 9001: 2008 and AS9100: 2009 and employs Six Sigma Black and Green Belts, Certified Professionals in Supply Management (CPSM), and Certified Quality Auditors (CQA).

Banneker offers integrated logistics services including supply chain management, value added warehousing, procurement, inspection, kitting, distribution, packaging and fulfillment, and more. It is one of the leading disadvantaged, minority and woman-owned small businesses in the country. For more information, visit