BEAVERTON, Oregon – GM Nameplate’s Beaverton, OR Division obtained ISO 13485:2003 certification. ISO 13485:2003 is an international quality management system standard for the design and manufacturing of medical devices. GMN’s Beaverton, OR Division has proved its compliance with this quality standard as of May 9, 2017 after auditing and approval by Orion Registrar. This latest certification for the Beaverton, OR Division means that three GMN facilities now meet ISO 13485 quality standards. GMN’s Singapore Division was the first facility to meet this ISO quality standard in March 2009, followed by the Seattle, WA Division in December 2013. In addition, the company has maintained ISO 9001:2008 at all of its facilities throughout the US and Asia, as well as AS9100C at three of its facilities.
“GMN sets itself apart from the competition in our ability to support our customers, which is something we should all be proud of,” said Chris Passanante, the Product Line Manager for plastics at GMN. “Obtaining this certification has been on our road map for close to a decade since medical is a very important industry to GMN’s Beaverton, OR Division. This step in our company’s Quality Management System (QMS) evolution not only makes sense, but assures both our existing and future customers our commitment to the highest standards and ability to support them well into the future.”
For decades, GMN has supplied components and complete sub-assemblies to the medical device industry. The commitment of GMN’s Beaverton, OR Division to achieving ISO 13485:2003 certification shows its continued dedication to quality service in this industry.
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