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Posted: October 16, 2008
Printed Electronics Manufacturer Soligie Achieves ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 Certification
(Nanowerk News) Soligie, a market leader in the design and manufacture of printed electronics, announced that it has achieved ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 13485:2003 certification from BSI, Inc. the world’s leading quality management systems registrar. The achievement of ISO certification verifies that Soligie has implemented comprehensive quality management systems (QMS) in product design, product development, operations, shipping and customer service.
“Soligie’s quality policy states that we are committed to the production of high quality products that meet or exceed our customers’ specifications, and ultimately contribute to their success,” President of Soligie Matt Timm said. “Achievement of the ISO 9001 and 13485 certifications validates this commitment. We will continue to deliver exceptional printed electronics design and manufacturing solutions by regularly monitoring our business operations and delivering on this commitment of service excellence.”
Developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), a network of the standards institutes of 161 countries, the ISO 13485:2003 standard is an internationally recognized quality management system standard for medical devices and components. It also corresponds to a comparable standard of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
ISO 9001:2000 certification is an international reference for quality management requirements in business-to-business dealings. It signifies a global benchmark in customer satisfaction and product quality.
Soligie is a leading company to utilize high speed manufacturing to produce printed electronics with a variety of conductive, resistive and proprietary materials on flexible substrates such as PET, paper and foil. The Company is on the cutting edge of a new industry that will enable production of electronic components using high speed, fully additive roll-to-roll processes. Soligie offers a full range of services from concept design, circuit design, design for manufacturability and final volume production, and currently serves the medical device, smart packaging, RFID and flexible interconnect markets. Through the combined use of emergent materials such as nanotechnology-based inks and proprietary manufacturing processes, electronics components such as memory, sensors, displays and batteries will soon be integrated into applications on thin flexible substrates. Soligie is also investing in the development of processes for printed thin-film transistors that can be used in products such as smart labels, medical patches and chipless RFID tags. Soligie is located in Savage, Minnesota and is owned by the Taylor Corporation.
Taylor Corporation, a Forbes Private 200 company, has more than 100 subsidiaries and 14,000 employees. Taylor is one of the leading specialty print, media and marketing companies in North America. Taylor’s operating companies are focused on offering distinctive products, superior quality and exceptional service.