Best Paper Award at 13-ICIT

Harwood Timber Sdn Bhd (HTSB) was presented with the BEST PAPER AWARD at the 13th International Conference on ISO 9000 & TQM (13-ICIT) in Kuala Lumpur on the 24th–26th March 2008.

Malaysia became the host of this prestigious international conference for the first time in its 13th year of inception and previous host had included United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Singapore, Scotland, Australia, Canada, Thailand, China and Taiwan.  Harwood Timber Sdn Bhd paper entitled "ISO 9001 : 2000 – The Harwood Experience" became the best paper under SME category.

The winning paper drawn on theories of how the company through its practice of ISO 9001 : 2000 International Standard for Quality Management had successfully implemented a systematic and transparent management system which is designed to continually improve performance while at the same time addressing the needs of all interested parties which include members of Sarawak Timber Industry and the Sarawak State Government.