Sanmina-SCI Kenosha, Wisconsin Facility Awarded ISO 13485 Certification for Medical Devices

Sep 08, 2011, 08:30 ET from Sanmina-SCI Corporation

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanmina-SCI Corporation (Nasdaq: SANM), a leading manufacturing solutions company making some of the world's most complex and valuable electronic and mechanical products, today announced that its Kenosha, Wisconsin, facility has been awarded ISO 13485 certification for medical device manufacturing. Achieving this certification recognizes Sanmina-SCI's world-class manufacturing capabilities, and the company's focus on meeting the highest levels of quality assurance for products developed for the medical industry.

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ISO 13485 is an internationally recognized standard developed to ensure companies provide medical devices that consistently meet government regulations. In order to obtain the certification, Sanmina-SCI demonstrated the ability to consistently meet strict requirements for quality management systems applicable to medical device manufacturing and related services.

"Manufacturing reliable and safe medical devices is critical to everyone—the doctors and hospitals who utilize these products and the patients who benefit from them," said Bill Adams Vice President and Plant Manager of Sanmina-SCI's Kenosha Operations. "Earning the ISO 13485 certification shows our commitment to produce the best quality devices for the medical market and represents a significant accomplishment towards our strategy to support medical customers located in the Midwest."

Sanmina-SCI's Kenosha, Wisconsin, facility has more than 40 years experience serving medical, industrial and communications infrastructure customers. The Kenosha operation manufactures defibrillators and dialysis equipment as well as printed circuit board (PCB) assemblies used in medical devices.

"Receiving this certification for medical device manufacturing opens new opportunities for customers looking for quality solutions in the Midwest region," stated Frank Morrone, Executive Vice President of Sanmina-SCI's New Product Introduction, North American Operations.

Sanmina-SCI makes some of the most complex and valuable electronic and mechanical products in the world, manufacturing mission-critical products. The company's global footprint and complete end-to-end supply chain solutions allow Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to compete effectively in today's marketplace.

About Sanmina-SCI

Sanmina-SCI Corporation is a leading electronics contract manufacturer serving the fastest-growing segments of the global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) market. Recognized as a technology leader, Sanmina-SCI provides end-to-end manufacturing solutions, delivering superior quality and support to OEMs primarily in the communications, defense and aerospace, industrial and semiconductor systems, medical, multimedia, enterprise computing and storage, automotive and clean technology sectors. Sanmina-SCI has facilities strategically located in key regions throughout the world. More information regarding the company is available at http://www.sanmina-sci.com.

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