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Call For Nationwide Boycott On ISO Certified Companies Overseen By China-led IAF

U.S. Trade group and veterans to unmask companies shamelessly and willingly under China influence.

Washington, DC (USA), January 22, 2018 — Thousands of companies across the country certified to ISO standards are increasingly learning their quality system over-seen by China-led International Accreditation Forum (IAF) is not sitting well with many Americans, particularly military veterans, conservative lawmakers and a growing band of patriotic citizens. Ignoring the problem has proven to be a costly mistake for many businesses.

The American Manufacturing Network (http://www.mfgpartners.net) promises to unveil hundreds of U.S. companies found to have its quality certification overseen by China-led IAF. The trade group plans to unmask the scheme to the the American public by calling out individual companies and their leadership one-by-one.

“American businesses willingly allowing its quality management system to be certified by a registrar associated with the China-led International Accreditation Forum (IAF) must be exposed for what many are calling Anti-American business practices,” said Richard Milton, spokesman for the American Board of Accredited Certifications (ABAC) at http://www.aboac.org.

Studies shows the majority of businesses in the United States certified to ISO standards is unaware their registrar’s accreditation body, ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) is discreetly over-seen by China-led IAF, which is under the leadership of Chinese national Xiao Jianhua who serves as the current Chairman and Director of the organization according to tax records at http://dguberman.com/IAF_Tax_Form.pdf

With over 50% of ISO registrars in the United States accredited by ANAB, it could mean thousands of businesses across the country are unknowingly under the watchful eye of Mr. Jianhua and his Chinese agents in Beijing, the capital of the People’s Republic of China. Daryl Guberman, candidate for U.S. Senate (I-CT) released a video recording on the matter in effort to inform businesses unaware of their registrar being under the oversight and influence of China at https://youtu.be/IZDq-f7Unug

Research has shown the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) is heavily persuaded by foreign entities in countries less than friendly with the United States, including Iran and previously North Korea. An investigation showed China-led IAF, the oversight body for ANAB, allowed North Korea membership for 6 years, risking the theft of intellectual property to a threatening regime. Equally troubling, Libya became an IAF member during the dictatorship of Muammar Gaddafi. The matter remains under investigation.

Guberman was first to raise questions about the colluding relationship between IAF and ANAB and its violations of U.S. sanctions. “The accreditation scheme conjured up between China-led International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) is misguiding U.S. businesses certified to ISO standards by providing a channel for foreign oversight bodies to gain access to quality reports, audits and annual surveillance performed by US-based registration companies accredited by ANAB and its sister organization China-led IAF,” said Guberman.

Despite ANAB’s claims of being “independent” from China-led IAF, both organizations remain under the leadership of the same individuals in the United States and China, and share the same physical address on state tax records. Guberman said although IAF is incorporated in Delaware, the organization is clearly under the leadership and guidance of Chinese national Xiao Jianhua and his business associates in China.

As an increasingly likely candidate for U.S. Senate, Guberman is currently in talks with the Federal Trade Commission and State Department calling for authorities to investigate both IAF and ANAB for allegedly violating U.S. sanctions and engaging in questionable business practices, according to reports. See http://bit.ly/2mG9JwU

“American businesses certified to ISO standards need to decide if they want to be over-seen and accredited by a China-led organization, or an accreditation body of the United States,” said Guberman. He concluded, “Veterans and the American people are quickly discovering where the loyalty of these businesses stand when it comes to U.S. or China oversight of their quality management system.”

“Boycotting U.S. businesses knowingly and shamelessly under the oversight of China-led IAF and its accomplice ANAB is necessary to bring attention to such a critical matter,” said Donald LaBelle, Founder of VOB9009 (http://www.vob9009.com), the country’s leading certification program for Veteran-owned businesses. He added, “American companies whether certified or not certified to quality standards should always put the interests of the American people first by ensuring their quality management certificate is issued and accredited by a US-based organization completely independent of foreign oversight bodies masquerading as American.”

The outspoken rock star Ted Nugent understands the importance of putting America first. “China, Iran and North Korea (all members of International Accreditation Forum) spit in America’s face. They have no respect for America, and they sure as hell have no fear of America,” said Nugent.

No matter where a business owner in the United States stands on the matter, one thing appears to be evident, the ISO certification marketplace in the United States is going to see significant changes in 2018, and the battle between American patriots and liberal organizations over-seen by China is about to explode into a frenzy within the quality community, said Richard Milton.

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CRISSCROSS Intimates Achieves ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 13485 Quality Management Certification

New York manufacturer of intimate apparel for cancer survivors recognized for its commitment to quality and customer service.

New York, NY (USA), Sep 28th, 2017 — G-PMC Group, LLC announced it has approved CRISSCROSS Intimates (https://crisscrossintimates.com) for the quality management certifications of ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 13485. G-PMC Group is federally recognized and accredited by the American Board of Accredited Certifications (ABAC), the leading independent accreditation body in the United States with association members, signatories, regional accreditation groups, and international observer organizations. ABAC accredits certifications based on the fundamental principles of accountability, ethical conduct, and commitment to quality as indicated on its website at http://www.aboac.org

G-PMC Group determined that the quality management system of CRISSCROSS Intimates meets customer requirements, and its management and employees have clearly demonstrated a commitment to the success and sustainability of the company while meeting the quality standards of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

CRISSCORSS is a certified woman-owned business specializing in the innovative design and manufacture of intimate apparel for those during any stage or phase of post-operative surgeries, including single or bi-lateral lumpectomy, mastectomy, augmentation or reconstructive surgeries for women and men and Gynecomastia surgery for men. ISO is an independent, non-governmental international organization with a membership of 162 national standards bodies. Through its members, it brings together experts to share knowledge and develop voluntary, consensus-based, market relevant International Standards that support innovation and provide solutions to global challenges. Companies worldwide, particularly manufacturers certified to ISO standards are considered to be among the highest quality organizations in the world, and recognized as leaders in their respective industry.

“While there are various undergarments on the market today sold as “Mastectomy” Bras, what I found over the years thru research, blogging and talking with other Survivors is that many garments are called that but do not offer sufficient support for the needs of post-op Breast Cancer Survivors at large,” said Jean Criss, Founder and President of CRISSCROSS Intimates and a breast cancer survivor. She added, “We are proud to have met the quality standards of ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 13485 and to be certified by the leading independent registrar in the United States fully accredited by ABAC which focuses specifically on helping American manufacturers compete internationally.”

About CRISSCROSS Intimates:
CRISSCROSS Intimates (https://crisscrossintimates.com) offers a luxury intimate apparel line specializing in post-surgical undergarments for women and men. The New York based woman-owned company is certified to the quality standards of ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 overseen by the nation’s leading accreditation body. CRISSCROSS operates an e-commerce site showcasing the company’s innovative bras, panties, leggings and accessories. The company is owned by cancer survivor Jean Criss, who has appeared frequently on radio blog shows and in local and national press for client work and for her long-standing efforts to raise Breast Cancer awareness. Ms Criss was recently awarded FABC Certification, an honorary recognition for organizations that have shown an ongoing commitment in the fight against breast cancer.

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