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Woman-owned Businesses Favoring CWOB 9009 Certification

Over Flawed ISO 9001

Women business owners across the country are increasingly dumping ISO 9001 for CWOB
9009-2013 quality certification

( For the first time, an internationally recognized independent accreditation

board is utilizing a woman-owned business certification program to support the quality
management needs of the 8 million U.S. firms owned by women. Today, the American Board
of Accredited Certifications (ABAC) introduced CWOB 9009:2013
( as a quality management and
training program for women-owned businesses nationwide. According to ABAC
spokeswoman Karen Lynch, CWOB 9009 is the only quality-focused certification program
specifically for businesses owned by women integrated with ISO 9001 methodologies and a
new standard innovated by ABAC and its team of quality professionals.
According to Lynch, CWOB 9009 is currently in nationwide-wide demand because women
business owners are fed up with the flawed ISO 9001:2008 standard and its well known
inconsistencies, outrageous fees, and lack of cost-effectiveness with no added value. CWOB
9009 is the only quality management certification program that accredits woman-owned
businesses in a wide range of industries such as manufacturing, construction, distribution,
retail, financial, real estate, import & export, engineering, food establishments, hospitality,
professionals services, and many other sectors, said Lynch.
Due to its growing popularity, there is potential for bogus CWOB 9009 certificates being issued
to misinformed businesses, said Daryl Guberman, CEO of G-PMC Registrars, LLC,

( one of about a dozen certification bodies authorized to issue CWOB

Businesses investing in the duel certification of both CWOB 9009 and ISO 9001:2008 need to
make sure their certificate includes the ABAC trademark to ensure it's guaranteed to be
accredited by the American Board of Accredited Certifications, otherwise the certificate is
unfortunately bogus, said Guberman.
In related news, G-PMC Registrars has increased it's campaign to warn businesses of
telemarketing fraud, email scams and propaganda blogs attempting to mislead business owners
on the validity of accreditation. Fortunately, G-PMC customers are informed beforehand about
these con artists and thankfully none of our customers were victimized, said Guberman. The
latest fraud alerts and information can be found at to be shared on Facebook, Twitter and other social networks to keep businesses
About American Board of Accredited Certifications (ABAC)
The American Board of Accredited Certifications ( was founded by a group of
quality professionals in 2003 with roots dating back to 1993. Today, ABAC is the leading
independent accreditation board in the United States with association members, signatories,
regional accreditation groups, and international observer organizations.
Woman-owned businesses interested in authentic MWOB 9009 certification may submit an
application for consideration at
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