Tampere, February 28, 2002 – Modulight, Inc. has received ISO 9001:2000 certification from Bureau Veritas Quality International (BVQI). The ISO 9001 registration has been adopted as a worldwide standard for quality, assuring that companies fulfilling its requirements have a fundamental quality management system in place. ISO 9001 registration is recognized as a true sign of quality-oriented business in the global market place.
Modulight’s President & CEO, Dr. Petteri Uusimaa, stated: “We are very satisfied that BVQI audits confirm our own and 2nd party experience on the fact that our Quality Management System (QMS) is functional and effective, and provides benefits to our customers. Our Quality Management System is a foundation for Modulight’s strategy for continuous improvement and reflects our commitment to customer satisfaction.”
“General status of the quality management system is very good even though it has been built up very recently”, said Elina Selin, BVQI’s lead auditor in her summary. “Management awareness and commitment to quality is visible. Awareness level on quality related issues is high and employees well trained.”
“I am especially happy about the fact that we could complete the QMS and receive the certification ahead of the original schedule, which reflects the agility of our organization and our ability to respond to challenges. The QMS together with the implementation of the database-centered manufacturing concept offers us unique competitive advantage in telecommunication market where strict control and traceability of products are required”, said Riku Aho, Quality Manager, Modulight, Inc.
ABOUT BUREAU VERITAS QUALITY INTERNATIONAL
Bureau Veritas Quality International (BVQI) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bureau Veritas, a large multi-national organisation founded in 1828, known throughout the world for its multi-disciplinary services where independence, confidence and truth are required. BVQI was formed by Bureau Veritas in 1988 to respond to the worldwide need for third party management system certification. Accredited by twenty two accreditation bodies, BVQI is today the most widely recognised certification body in the world. In recent years, BVQI has assisted over 27,000 companies world-wide to achieve certification to ISO 9000 and other equivalent standards.
About Modulight, Inc.
Modulight, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets high-performance optical semiconductor components for telecommunications. Modulight creates unique business advantages for component, subsystem and system manufacturers worldwide by offering flexible high performance products, advanced design capabilities, and extensive production capacity. Our products, based on semiconductor layers, are designed to increase the capacity and to enable the creation of flexible, scalable and cost-effective Metropolitan (METRO), Access and Enterprise networks.
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