Smartronix Maintains CMMI Maturity Level 3

Hollywood, Maryland – 23 September 2009 – Smartronix maintained its Maturity Level 3 rating during its recent Capability Maturity Model® Integrated (CMMI®) appraisal. CMMI® is an internationally recognized process improvement approach developed by Carnegie Mellon’s Software Engineering Institute (SEI). The model consists of best practices for product and service development and maintenance throughout the entire life-cycle, with the ultimate goal of better, faster, and cheaper delivery.

Smartronix has demonstrated CMMI Maturity Level 3 compliance since its initial appraisal in 2006 as verified by their SEI-Certified High Maturity Lead Appraiser who conducted this effort. The Standard CMMI® Appraisal Method for Process Improvement (SCAMPI) V1.2 was utilized. "This continued rating affirms our corporate commitment to process improvement," said Alan Parris, Executive Vice President of Engineering. "Our business processes are essential ingredients for our continued success. Using the CMMI® model as a benchmark pushes us to achieve process excellence, which results in improved quality, enhanced productivity, and higher customer satisfaction."