Kelly Services' Engineering and Finance Staffing Divisions Receive ISO 9001:2000 Certification for Quality Management System

11 Jan '07
Kelly Services' Engineering and Finance Staffing Divisions Receive ISO 9001:2000 Certification for Quality Management System

TROY, Mich. (Jan. 11, 2007) - Kelly Services, Inc., a global staffing solutions provider, today announced that two of its service lines, Kelly Engineering Resources and Kelly Financial Resources, have received ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management certification from DNV Certification (Det Norske Veritas), one of the world's leading international registration bodies.

"Quality is a basic business principle for Kelly Services and achieving this certification is a validation of our commitment to a process that ensures our customers receive consistent, quality service that positively impacts their bottom line,” said Mike Webster, senior vice president and general manager, Kelly Professional, Technical and Staffing Alternatives.

In 2005, Kelly Services received the largest ISO 9001:2000 certification ever awarded by DNV, with more than 1,200 U.S. branch locations achieving registration.

The Kelly Quality Management System (KQMS), which has been in place for 10 years, incorporates ISO 9001:2000 standard requirements and the U.S. Department of Commerce Baldrige National Quality Award Criteria.

The ISO 9001:2000 standard is designed to look at all of the important processes affecting quality, and to provide a universal baseline for quality management, which can be used by companies around the world.

About Kelly Services
Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB) is a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Troy, Mich., offering staffing solutions that include temporary staffing services, outsourcing, vendor on-site and full-time placement. Kelly operates in 30 countries and territories. Kelly provides employment to more than 700,000 employees annually, with skills including office services, accounting, engineering, information technology, law, science, marketing, light industrial, education, health care and home care. Revenue in 2005 was $5.3 billion. Visit www.kellyservices.com.

About DNV Certification
DNV Certification is part of Det Norske Veritas, a major international foundation established in 1864 with the objective of “safeguarding life, property and the environment.” DNV Certification is the leading accredited third party registrar providing ISO 9001:2000, QS-9000 and ISO 14001 and one of the few registrars recognized to provide ISO/TS 16949. In addition, they offer TL 9000, OHSAS 18001, AS9000 standards and CE Mark registrations. DNV provides a professional customer focused partnership approach to certification. DNV Certification Americas is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with five district offices throughout the U.S. that include the Northeast, Southeast, Southwest, Western, and Midwest regions and offices in Mexico and Canada.