SKYDEX Technologies Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification

A Colorado-based CAPCO Program company recently made an announcement about its Centennial location:

SKYDEX Technologies, Inc. (SKYDEX), a leading provider of impact mitigating and cushioning technologies, announced today that its Centennial, Colorado, based operation was granted ISO 9001:2008 certification.

SKYDEX’s scope of ISO registration includes, “The Design, Development, Manufacture and Sale of Products for Shock Mitigation, Impact Absorption, Cushioning and Vibration Reduction.”

Frank Mendicino, the Chief Executive Officer of SKYDEX, says “This implementation and achievement of ISO 9001:2008 represents SKYDEX’s commitment to being a global leader in innovative cushioning and impact absorbing technologies and products.  Reaching this significant milestone demonstrates our team’s ability and dedication to continually serve our customers to the highest standards.”

The ISO certification confirms that SKYDEX holds itself to a high level of organization performance.  The certification provides assurance to customers that the company’s products have been built through quality processes and procedures.

Awarded on January 8, 2014, the ISO certification validates that SKYDEX adheres to international standards recognized worldwide for establishing a quality management system (QMS) through documented procedures and key performance objectives.  The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is the world’s largest developer and publisher of international standards.  It is a non-governmental organization that forms a bridge between public and private sectors – making the development and supply of products/services more efficient, cleaner and safer.  Specifically, the ISO 9001:2008 certification sets the criteria for a quality management system based on a number of quality management principles including a strong customer focus, the commitment and dedication of top management, the process approach, and continual improvement.

The successful ISO certification was made through Platinum Registration, an accredited registrar that performs assessment of management systems against requirements of national and international standards for quality.  Platinum Registration, of Denver CO, is an ANAB accredited quality management system certification organization.

About SKYDEX Technologies, Inc.

SKYDEX, an ISO 9001:2008 certified, privately held technology company, is the industry leader in developing protective materials that mitigate shock, dampen vibration and provide superior cushioning for the most demanding military and commercial uses.  Its innovations include blast-mitigating flooring for combat vehicles, padding for military helmets, high performance seating for ground vehicles, commercial applications and helicopters, and shock-absorbing decking for high-speed boats.  SKYDEX clients are government and commercial entities that value the increased survivability and reduced impact that SKYDEX technology provides to their most important assets – the human operator.  Inspired by its motto – “Protecting Things that Matter” – SKYDEX utilizes is patented geometry based technologies to design and manufacture a wide range of products and is a leading global supplier to armed forces.  For more information please visit

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