Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 20, 2012
Marlow Industries today announced the successful acquisition of ISO/TS 16949:2009 certification to meet the automotive quality standards for its Vietnam manufacturing plant.
Pursuit of this certification extended Marlow’s commitment to quality production, continual improvement and the tenets of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, and allows Marlow to meet the stringent requirements of the automotive industry.
As a current supplier to the U.S. defense, space, medical and telecommunications industries, all known for rigorous quality standards—Marlow centralized its corporate culture around the principle “Right Today, Better Tomorrow” and established a reputation for quality as a result.
“As our customer-base and the applications for thermoelectric technology expanded into the automotive market, we recognized the value this certification would bring to Marlow and aligned our processes accordingly. This certification represents our dedication to the automotive industry and more importantly, to exceeding our customers’ expectations. We will not stop at the published standard,” comments general manager Barry Nickerson.
Awarded by Bureau Veritas in February 2012, the ISO/TS 16949:2009 certification is recognized worldwide as the central standard for the automotive industry. Suppliers must demonstrate a commitment to quality in product development, manufacturing, defect prevention, waste reduction and on-going process improvement.
Marlow offers a published copy of the certification for download on their website.
About Marlow Industries, Inc. | A subsidiary of II-VI Incorporated
High quality, high performance, thermoelectric solutions at industry competitive prices—Marlow Industries, a subsidiary of II-VI incorporated, is the world leader in quality thermoelectric technology. Marlow Industries develops and manufactures thermoelectric modules (TEMs) and subsystems for the aerospace, defense, medical, commercial, industrial, automotive, consumer gaming, telecommunications and power generation markets. Marlow is actively involved in numerous other R&D programs to advance the state of the art in both thermoelectric cooling and power generation. Marlow is Telcordia and ISO 9001:2008 compliant and a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award winning company.
About II-VI Incorporated (NASDAQ Global Select: IIVI)
II-VI Incorporated, the worldwide leader in crystal growth technology, is a vertically-integrated manufacturing company that creates and markets products for diversified markets including industrial manufacturing, military and aerospace, high-power electronics and telecommunications, and thermoelectronics applications. Headquartered in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, with manufacturing, sales, and distribution facilities worldwide, the Company produces numerous crystalline compounds including zinc selenide for infrared laser optics, silicon carbide for high-power electronic and microwave applications, and bismuth telluride for thermoelectric coolers.