AKRON—Smithers Quality Assessments Inc. celebrates its 20th anniversary with continued growth and opened a new office in Suzhou, China, in February.
The accredited quality, environmental and safety management systems certification body provides certification needs of small and large industrial, commercial, government and service businesses around the world.
Michael Hochschwender, CEO and president of the Smithers Group, attributes the company's success to its employees and process. He also said that over the last 20 years, Smithers Quality Assessments has experienced tremendous growth.
The company grew from three employees and one customer in 1993 to 50 employees and more than 1,300 clients around the world.