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The Defence Industry Security Program is a requirement for engaging in a contract with the Department of Defence whether directly or as a subcontractor to the main supplier. The award of this certification is by membership application once critical security and safety criteria are met. This certification is a pre-requisite for engaging in Defence contracts. …

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ISO13485 is an international quality standard specific to the manufacture of medical devices. It is the medically focused version of ISO9001, expanding on what ISO9001 offers and providing confidence in our ability to meet a medical device’s regulatory requirements. There are plans for the FDA for a proposed rule revision of 21 CFR 820 (The …

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ISO9001 is an internationally accredited Quality Management System. It first came to prominence in the late 1980s and has had several revisions since. This is the base standard that customers expect from a supplier. ISO9001 gives our clients confidence that we are in control of our systems and procedures and are constantly looking to improve.

IQNet is the central body representing 36 national and international certification companies with a network of more than 200 subsidiaries worldwide. The IQNet certificate grants to customers the use of IQNet exclusive registered mark, which is known globally as a synonym of quality. As a certified member of this group clients can be confident that the people we use to …

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The electronics manufacturing industry uses IPC standards throughout operations. IPC-A-610, Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies, is used worldwide by original equipment manufacturers and EMS companies and are trusted standards that drive the global electronics industry’s success by enabling and ensuring reliable, superior-quality electronics devices. Our IPC certification shows our commitment to being at the forefront of …

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Restriction of Hazardous Substances represents a set of critical guidelines which must be met before electronic devices may be deemed safe. These guidelines had their genesis in 2002/2003 with the European Union’s drive to restrict hazardous chemicals and substances in the manufacture of products (European Directive 2002/95/EC). Commencing with 6 substances, the most notable of …

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Surface Mount and Circuit Board Association is an Australian organization that plays a crucial role in electronics innovation and industry progression. Extel’s membership in this important association demonstrates our commitment to staying abreast of the latest trends and methods. Mike Ross, Co-founder and Board member of Extel, is on the Executive Committee of SMCBA and …

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