Sanmina-SCI Monterrey, Mexico Facility Awarded ISO 13485 Certification For Medical Devices
SAN JOSE, Calif., July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanmina-SCI Corporation (Nasdaq: SANM), a leading integrated manufacturing solutions company making some of the world's most complex and innovative optical, electronic and mechanical products, today announced that its Monterrey, Mexico facility has been awarded ISO 13485 certification for medical device manufacturing. 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.
ISO 13485 is an internationally recognized standard developed to ensure that companies provide medical devices that consistently meet government regulations. In order to obtain the certification, Sanmina-SCI's Monterrey facility demonstrated the ability to consistently meet strict requirements for quality management systems applicable to medical device manufacturing and related services. The facility received the certification in record time.
"Receiving ISO 13485 certification in Monterrey opens new opportunities for customers looking for quality medical product production in North America," said Alex Scroppo, Senior Vice President of Sanmina-SCI's Backplane and Cable Division. "Our facility joins Sanmina-SCI's network of global facilities in providing the unique technology and complex manufacturing capabilities required in many sectors of healthcare, from medical devices and disposables to very large diagnostic imaging systems."
The Monterrey facility is Sanmina-SCI's 21st plant to achieve ISO 13485 certification. The company has more ISO 13485 qualified facilities than any other Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider.
Sanmina-SCI's Medical division provides Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) with a measurable competitive edge, and a worldwide network of manufacturing facilities that includes nine FDA-registered factories. Supported by a team of highly skilled engineers, and an exceptional compliance record with quality and regulatory agencies, Sanmina-SCI is uniquely positioned to design, engineer, manufacture, and provide reverse logistics support for the most dependable and technologically advanced medical products.
Sanmina-SCI Corporation is a leading integrated manufacturing solutions provider 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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