(October 4, 1999)
Milpitas, CA - DISC Inc. (NASDAQ: DCSR), a leading manufacturer of automated
library solutions for enterprise storage, announced today that they have
received their ISO 9001 certification in September; making their facility
in Milpitas, CA and processes fully compliant with world-class quality
The ISO 9000 Standard, established by the International Organization
of Standards, is the model for quality assurance in design, development
and production. The requirements of the standards are aimed primarily
at achieving customer satisfaction by preventing nonconformity at all
stages from production to servicing, requiring management, leadership,
customer feedback, documentation, internal audits and 3rd party validation.
DISC's certification followed a comprehensive 3rd party assessment by
Lloyd's Register, covering every phase of purchasing, contracts, receiving,
inventory control, shipping and other support processes. The certification
culminates almost 2 years of efforts by DISC in the training of personnel
and process development to assure consistency of products and services.
DISC is committed to a policy of conformance to customer requirements,
achieved through employee education and the continuous improvement of
processes throughout the company. DISC strives to deliver competitive
products and services on time to customers. In addition, DISC personnel
develop, review and improve upon practices and procedures.
DISC Incorporated manufactures an extensive family of automated library
solutions for enterprise storage. DISC storage devices are designed and
built at their ISO 9001 certified plant in Milpitas, California. DISC
products range in capacity from 104 GBs to 5.4 TBs and are designed for
high performance and maximum reliability.
Customers seeking more information may reach DISC at 1-800-944-3472 or