Acertara Acoustic Laboratories, Longmont, Colo, announced on October 1, 2013, that its quality management system has been awarded both ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003 certifications through Orion Registrar Inc, Arvada, Colo. Acertara, which specializes in medical ultrasound acoustic measurement and testing, had previously earned ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation.

Acertara President and CEO G. Wayne Moore stated in a press release that the new certifications come in advance of “the next stage of growth” for the company, which “will be focused on both the design and development of processes, technologies, tooling, and fixtures used in the ultrasound probe repair environment.” In addition, Moore said that the company “will begin repairing complex ultrasound probes at our Longmont facility beginning in December of this year.”