Smithers Quality Assessments has certified the Quality Management System at Richwood Industries as ISO 9001:2008. This certification applies to the design and manufacture of conveyor accessories for a variety of industries. Original approval was complete in November, 2015. The certificate 9001:2008 is a quality management system with specific standards and requirements. There are eight core principles to the system: 1. Improved consistency and traceability 2. Enhanced customer focus 3. Focused leadership 4. Involvement of people 5. A system approach to management 6. Continual improvement 7. A factual approach to decision making 8. Mutually beneficial supplier relationships.