Achieving ISO 13485:2003 certification demonstrates WES' commitment to quality
Sunnyvale, Calif. (PRWEB) July 9, 2009
Wightman Engineering Services (WES), a contract manufacturer of precision parts and complex assemblies has achieved ISO 13485:2003 certification from BSI Group, a leading and globally recognized quality management systems certification body.
The ISO 13485:2003 is an internationally recognized Medical Device Quality Management System (QMS) standard developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). To be certified to the 13485:2003 standard, companies must implement a Medical Device QMS ensuring steps have been taken to identify, manage and minimize risks involved with the manufacturing and sales of medical devices.
"Achieving ISO 13485:2003 certification demonstrates WES' commitment to quality," said Todd VanderVen, BSI President. "It represents the dedication and teamwork by everyone in the company to continually monitor quality and consistently follow well-organized processes."
"The ISO certification has been one of our business priorities because it is important to our customers," said Garn Nelson, President of WES. "It is a validation of our high standards in product design, precision manufacturing and assembly. ISO 13485:2003 verifies our ability to provide high-precision medical components and complex assemblies that consistently meet customer needs and quality requirements. ISO certification supports our pursuit of continuous improvement and our on-going commitment to quality. We call it the WES Way."
About BSI Group
BSI Group is a global independent business services organization that inspires confidence and delivers assurance to over 80,000 customers with standards-based solutions. Originating as the world's first national standards body, BSI has over 2,400 staff operating in over 120 countries through more than 50 global offices. For further information please visit http://www.bsiamerica.com.
About Wightman Engineering Services (WES)
Wightman Engineering Services (WES) is an integrated contract manufacturer with expert engineering and project management capabilities. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, WES specializes in cost-effective production of technically challenging components and subassemblies. For further information, please visit http://www.WightmanEng.com.