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Steve Hortegas

Steve Hortegas

Steve Hortegas is principal of HORTEGASResearch which listens to and integrates the voice of the customer into stakeholder-focused industry articles, mission statements, brand messaging, testimonial procurement, communications tools, and web projects. He enjoys life with his wife, four daughters, three chickens, two dogs, and one tortoise in Lynden, Washington.

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The Rising Importance of ISO Certification

As Seen Through the Eyes of Recently ISO Certified Exact Scientific Services and Its Clients


Amidst growing regulations and interest in ISO (International Organization for Standardization) certification, Exact Scientific Services has become one of the few testing laboratories in Washington State that is ISO 17025 certified. “The BRC, and now the recent SQF Code for Product Sampling, Inspection and Analysis, were no small part of our decision to pursue this… Continue Reading