Comdisco wins ISO 9002 certification

June 15, 1994

Medical equipment reconditioner Comdisco Medical Exchange has received ISO 9002 certification. The Rosemont, IL, company claims that it is the first medical equipment reconditioner to receive the certificate.The ISO 9000 program is a series of five

Medical equipment reconditioner Comdisco Medical Exchange has received ISO 9002 certification. The Rosemont, IL, company claims that it is the first medical equipment reconditioner to receive the certificate.The ISO 9000 program is a series of five worldwide standardspublished in 1987 by the International Organization for Standardizationin Geneva, Switzerland. The standards are intended to ensure qualitymanagement and assurance, with the ISO 9002 standard governingquality assurance in production and installation.

Comdisco's receipt of ISO 9002 certification will help reassurepurchasers concerned about buying quality reconditioned equipment,according to Kenneth A. Halverson, president of Comdisco MedicalEquipment Group.

Comdisco reconditions medical imaging equipment acquired eitheron the open market or from the group's $400 million lease portfolio.The market for used equipment is experiencing annual growth inexcess of 10% and is expected to hit $240 million by 1997, accordingto the company.