NHR holds both ISO 9001:2008 and TL 9000 certifications for its North American and European locations. NHR is among an elite class of networking equipment providers that have achieved this level of quality control. The governing bodies for the certifications are the International Standards Organization and the Quality of Excellence for Suppliers of Telecommunications (QuEST) Forum, respectively. This prestigious recognition serves to validate NHR's demonstrated ability to provide the highest quality levels of procurement and refurbishment services for the telecommunications industry worldwide.
Everything Channel's VARBusiness Magazine has recognized NHR on its annual 500 Top Solutions Providers list as one of North America's top technology integrators. NHR placed No. 192 in the 14th annual VARBusiness 500 ranking. The VAR 500 list details the leading revenue producers among technology integrators and technology Solution Provider organizations in North America. The list's ranking is based on gross worldwide revenue of hardware and software sales, as well as earnings from professional and managed information technology (IT) services.
NHR was selected by Inc. Magazine for their first-ever list of the top 5,000 fastest growing companies in the country. The Inc. 5,000 is an extension of Inc. Magazine’s annual Inc. 500 list, which NHR graced in 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003. NHR was ranked No. 2,200 on the 2007 Inc. 5,000 list with three-year sales growth of 163 percent. The company was also ranked No. 46 in the list of top companies in computers and electronics. Taken as a whole, the companies on these lists represent the backbone of the U.S. economy.
Pacific Coast Business Times honored NHR as the 2006 Private Company of the Year. The selection criteria, determined by the publication's editorial staff, included revenue as well as company growth and performance along with significant news or distinguishing events during the past year. The Pacific Coast Business Times is the weekly business journal serving the counties of Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo. Currently, the Pacific Coast Business Times offers 18 special reports and hosts four major events while maintaining community.
Chuck Sheldon, former NHR CEO, was named as a finalist for 2005 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Greater Los Angeles – from nearly 100 nominations by a panel of independent judges. The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Program was created and is produced by professional services firm Ernst & Young LLP. As the first award of its kind, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic and growing businesses. The program honors entrepreneurs through regional, national and global award programs in over 100 cities and 35 countries.