Materials manufacturer and supplier to the global electronics, semiconductor, thin-film, and thermal management markets, Indium, has been awarded ISO/TS 16949 management system certificates for two of its manufacturing facilities and company headquarters.
“SRI Quality System Registrar (SRI) is pleased to acknowledge that Indium Corporation has demonstrated effective implementation of a management system that satisfies the tough auto standard: ISO/TS 16949,” stated Edward L. Maschmeier, Director, Certification. “This certification shows their automotive customers worldwide that Indium Corporation is committed to being recognised as a long-term supplier of quality goods and services.”
Indium's Business Park Drive facility in Utica, New York, earned an ISO/TS 16949 management certificate for the design and manufacturing of brazing and solder materials as ribbon, wire, preforms, and engineered solders; flux-coated materials; NanoFoil; sputtering target bonding; pure indium metal and fabricated indium metals for electronics assembly.
Indium's headquarters and manufacturing operations in Clinton, New York, earned certification for the design and manufacture of solder powders, solder pastes, soldering fluxes, epoxy, and related materials for semiconductor manufacturing and electronics assembly.
“Quality, precision, and reliability are core tenets at the heart of every activity at Indium Corporation,” said Ross Berntson, Indium President and COO. “These certifications are formal evidence of the commitment to quality as a core operating principle since Indium was founded more than 80 years ago.”
The ISO/TS 16949:2009 is an international technical specification standard aimed at the development of a quality management system that provides for continuous improvement, emphasising defect prevention, and the reduction of variation and waste in the automotive industry supply chain.