Certifications

More certifications, not listed below, can be requested during our order process.

Certification Description
ISO 9001 ISO 9001 is the title of an ISO standard (who is ISO?) that outlines the requirements an organization must maintain in its quality system for certification to ISO 9001. There are several different documents in the ISO 9000 family of standards, but ISO 9001 is the only standard in the 9000 series that requires certification.
AS9100 1AS9100 is an aerospace standard based on the ISO 9001 quality system requirements. AS9100 takes the ISO 9001 requirements and supplements them with additional quality system requirements, which are established by the aerospace industry in order to satisfy DOD, NASA and FAA quality requirements.
ISO 13485 ISO 13485, Medical devices – Quality management systems – Requirements for regulatory purposes, is an internationally agreed standard that sets out the requirements for a quality management system specific to the medical devices industry. It has recently been revised, with the new version published in March 2016.
ISO/TS16949 ISO/TS 16949 is an ISO technical specification aimed at the development of a quality management system that provides for continual improvement, emphasizing defect prevention and the reduction of variation and waste in the automotive industry supply chain.
MIL-PRF-31032 MIL-PRF-31032 is a certification based on a military performance specification titled "Printed Circuit Board/Printed Wiring Board, General Specification For" whose scope specifies the performance requirements for printed circuit boards or printed wiring boards and the confirmation requirements for insuring that these items meet the relevant performance requirements. This specification intends to allow the device manufacturer the freedom to enact best commercial practices while still delivering products that meet military performance needs.
ITAR ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) and the EAR (Export Administration Regulations) are export control regulations run by different departments of the US Government. Both of them are designed to help ensure that defense related technology does not get into the wrong hands.
RoHS RoHS stands for Restriction of Hazardous Substances. RoHS, also known as Directive 2002/95/EC, originated in the European Union and restricts the use of specific hazardous materials found in electrical and electronic products. The substances banned under RoHS are lead (Pb), mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd), hexavalent chromium (CrVI), polybrominated biphenyls (PBB), polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE), and four different phthalates (DEHP, BBP, BBP, DIBP).