Crown Mats and Matting Hires New Regional Sales Manager-West; Achieves ISO Certification
FEMONT, OH — Known as "Dr. Dust" for his enthusiasm and extensive knowledge of the professional cleaning industry, Bob Stewart has been hired to be the new Regional Sales Manager--West for Crown Mats and Matting, a 70-year-old matting manufacturer based in Fremont, Ohio.
Stewart was formerly with the Black Rock Group, a sales and marketing organization for the professional cleaning industry. Prior to that, Bob spent much of his career in the rental mat industry and worked as a regional manager with The Andersen Company, also a manufacturer of matting systems.
In addition to hiring a new regional sales manager, Crown has been certified by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The award is presented to organizations that meet state-of-the-art specifications for products, services, and practices; these standards and specifications help organizations and entire industries be more efficient and effective.
"We have just recently completed the ISO 9001-2008 certification process," says Dennis Knapp, director of sales for Crown, "and this is something we are very proud of."
According to Knapp, ISO 9001-2008 certification recognizes companies that have accomplished the following:
• Demonstrated their ability to consistently provide products that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements
• Enhanced customer satisfaction through processes, programs, and continued product improvement to help address customer, statutory, and regulatory needs
"Hiring Bob and being ISO certified demonstrate our [company's] ongoing commitment to growth, our products, distributors, end-customers as well as the professional cleaning industry," says Knapp. "Everyone here feels a new energy [and is] excited about what's happening at Crown."
About Crown Mats and Matting
For more than 70 years, Crown Mats and Matting has been a pioneer in the development and manufacture of matting products. Beginning with the invention of walk-off matting by the company's founder, R.P. Johnson, the company now has the most diverse matting product line offered in our industry. Crown sells matting through an extensive network of highly trained sales representatives throughout the United States and worldwide. These sales experts are familiar with the features and benefits of all matting systems and are able to help their clients find the right system for virtually any application.