Tektronix Component Solutions Accredited as DOD Category 1A Trusted Supplier

Mar 22, 2011, 09:30 ET from Tektronix Component Solutions

ORLANDO, Fla., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GOMAC Tech11— Maxtek Components Corporation, doing business as Tektronix Component Solutions, has been accredited by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), Defense Microelectronics Agency (DMEA) as a Category 1A Microelectronics Trusted Source for IC packaging/assembly and test services.  The accreditation certifies that Tektronix Component Solutions meets stringent product control and security standards in providing trusted microelectronic services.

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The Category 1A certification, the highest designation awarded by the DOD, enables Tektronix Component Solutions to serve U.S. defense customers with classified program requirements.  Also, as a result of the preparation for achieving the Category 1A, Tektronix Component Solutions has received the necessary security clearances of personnel and facilities.

"The investment we've made to achieve accreditation demonstrates our commitment to being a full-service provider for DOD and intelligence community customers," said Tom Buzak, president, Tektronix Component Solutions.  "We look forward to continuing to serve the needs of these customers in both classified and unclassified programs."

In addition to the Trusted Supplier accreditation, Tektronix Component Solutions is ITAR-registered (International Traffic in Arms Regulations), ISO 9001:2008 certified, and validated as a Ready for IBM Technology foundry partner (for ASIC design and IC packaging services).

To discuss specific capabilities for custom components, please contact components@tektronix.com or call + 1 (800) 462-9835.

About Trusted Accreditation

Trusted Integrated Circuit Suppliers provide the DoD and Intelligence Community with secure design, manufacturing, and test capabilities to implement Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) for critical systems and to protect Critical Program Information (CPI).  DMEA is the accreditation authority and conducts audits to ensure the people and processes involved provide an adequate level of security to prevent modification or tampering of the ICs or the unauthorized disclosure of sensitive design information.

About Tektronix Component Solutions

Tektronix Component Solutions is a proven microelectronics services provider offering a complete range of custom design, prototyping, manufacturing, and test services to equipment manufacturers.  With more than 40 years of experience serving the measurement, military, medical, and communications markets, Tektronix Component Solutions works as an extension of our customers' product teams to cost-effectively resolve the most demanding component challenges.  Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Tektronix Component Solutions can be found on the web at component-solutions.tektronix.com.

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