Contact: Cindy Haight BVQi (NA) 515 West First Street Jamestown, NY 14701 Phone: 716-484-9002 Ext. 119
Jamestown, NY December 29, 2005 - BVQi (NA) (Bureau Veritas Quality International) has recently announced that Global Marketing Systems, Inc. (GMS) located in Cumberland, Maryland (USA) has received ISO 9001:2000 certification. This achievement was a direct result of the entire organization working together to effectively develop and maintain the Quality Management System. Meeting the ever-growing customer demand for the highest level of quality is vital to the future success of companies in any kind of business. GMS has demonstrated their commitment to the continuous improvement of their management system by successfully achieving certification. Accepting the certification, Dr. Anil Sharma, President and CEO, said, "We believe that pursuit of excellence is one of the most critical components for competitive success in the global market. It is an honor and encourages us to strive harder for constantly excelling in quality standards and processes." GMS is a privately owned U.S. corporation managing the purchase of ocean-going ships and floating objects for recycling. GMS has seen explosive growth over the years with exclusive representatives worldwide. GMS boasts a stellar track record in the ship recycling industry. Ship owners repeatedly choose to do business with GMS as an entity that offers the best mix of quality, performance, professionalism and aggressive pricing. In addition to Dr. Anil Sharma, the management team consists of Captain Yogesh Rehani, MaryBeth Duncan, Christine Sheetz and Kamal Datta . GMS associates have a strong background and years of experience in the maritime and ship recycling industry. Their expertise in the areas of ship recycling, finance, banking, local markets and management practices help to make up an extremely competent working team unlike any other in the industry.