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AMERICAN SYSTEMS Awarded ISO Certifications from Intertek; Peter Smith Quoted

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Peter Smith
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AMERICAN SYSTEMS  announced Monday it was awarded ISO 27001:2013 and ISO 20000-1:2018 certificates from Intertek. The certifications confirm AMERICAN SYSTEMS  information security management system for business services and service management services adhere to internationally-recognized standards.

“As part of our continuous improvement and quality assurance initiatives, the impetus for AMERICAN SYSTEMS and its dedicated employee-owners to attain these certifications was to ensure consistency in the way we handle our data and deliver our services,” commented a previous Wash 100 Award recipient Peter Smith, AMERICAN SYSTEMS’ president and CEO.

The certifications were presented by Intertek, a total quality assurance provider for industries around the world. The ISO 27001:2013 certification proves AMERICAN’s information security management systems for business functions are highly efficient. The ISO 20000-1:2018 relates to the company’s service management services.

The two certifications coincided with AMERICAN’s quality management system’s recertification for selected programs and corporate managed processes under ISO 9001:2015 standard in December of 2020.

“We realize the growing importance of information security and top-notch service delivery, both of which are vital to our customers. To be certified under both standards virtually simultaneously is a landmark achievement that our employee-owners can take pride in accomplishing,” concluded Smith.


Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is a government engineering and IT solutions provider and one of the top 100 employee-owned companies in the United States, with approximately 1,475 employees nationwide. Based in the Washington, D.C., suburb of Chantilly, VA, the company provides Enterprise IT, Acquisition and Lifecycle Support, Engineering and Analysis, Test & Evaluation, and Training Solutions to DOD, Intel, and civilian government customers.