Vision 2000: Lowara and excellence in water technology
Last December 11, Lowara S.r.l., renewed its ISO 9001: 2000 certification, issued by IQNet and CISQ/ICIM, for the factories at Montecchio Maggiore and Malé, Italy. This certification guarantees that Lowara has established and maintains a Quality Management System in the design, production and distribution of the pumping products and systems that it manufactures.
Moreover, Lowara has developed and executes certain procedures that cover all the company's functional areas, in order to ensure sustainable quality implementation. Basically, Quality means great dedication to customers to ensure that they are fully satisfied with our products and services. Lowara believes that technology should be invisible. Consumers should not have to worry about the engineering of our products. On the other hand, its advantages are clear and extend to all aspects of our products because of our dedication to Quality.
Lowara Srl Montecchio Maggiore, Vicenza, which is part of the ITT Industries group, is a leader in the manufacture of hydraulic pumps and water handling and control systems. It has 900 employees in Europe, 730 operating in Italy. In 2000 its consolidated sales totalled aboutr 150 million dollars, or over 165 million euro.
About ITT Industries
ITT Industries, Inc. supplies advanced technology products and services in key markets including: electronic interconnects and switches; defense communication, opto-electronics, information technology and services; fluid and water management and other specialty products. Headquartered in White Plains, NY, the company generated $4.7 billion in 2001 sales. In addition to the New York Stock Exchange, ITT Industries' common stock is traded on the Midwest, Pacific, London, Frankfurt and Paris exchanges.
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