SMTC's Dongguan, China Facility Awarded ISO 13485 Certification for Medical Devices

Feb. 2, 2016 9:01 am

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SMTC Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTX), a global electronics manufacturing services provider, today announces their Dongguan, China, manufacturing facility has been awarded ISO 13485 certification for medical device manufacturing. This certification recognizes SMTC’s world-class manufacturing capabilities and its focus on meeting the highest levels of quality assurance for products developed for the medical industry. ISO 13485 is an internationally recognized standard developed to ensure companies provide medical devices that consistently meet government regulations.

“Earning the ISO 13485 certification shows our commitment to producing the highest quality devices for both the medical & life science markets,” said Sushil Dhiman, President and Chief Executive Officer, SMTC Corporation. “Our medical OEMs leverage the full range of SMTC’s custom solution services, including design for manufacturability and testability, procurement, quick-turn prototyping, assembly, final system build, comprehensive supply chain management, global distribution, and after market support.”

SMTC provides advanced electronic manufacturing services to OEMs in the medical & life sciences sectors.  These services support the safe deployment and execution of medical products, including the ability to deliver product recall, traceability, record retention, and risk management. 

“This is an important milestone for SMTC as we extend our medical device manufacturing and engineering services in all SMTC factories worldwide,” said Josh Chien, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales & Marketing. “This certification is a further demonstration of SMTC’s ongoing commitment to our focus on providing solutions to manufacture finished devices for medical OEMs.”

SMTC will be showcasing its custom solution electronic manufacturing services at MD&M West in February. The event will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA, February 9-11, 2016. This is the largest medical design and manufacturing event of the year and a great opportunity for engineers and manufacturers to connect and collaborate. If you are interested to learning more about SMTC, come and visit us at our booth #741.

About SMTC Corporation:  SMTC Corporation, founded in 1985, is a mid-size provider of end-to-end electronics manufacturing services (EMS) including PCBA production, systems integration and comprehensive testing services, enclosure fabrication, as well as product design, sustaining engineering and supply chain management services. SMTC facilities span a broad footprint in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and China, with approximately 1,170 employees. SMTC services extend over the entire electronic product life cycle from the development and introduction of new products through to the growth, maturity and end-of-life phases. SMTC offers fully integrated contract manufacturing services with a distinctive approach to global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and emerging technology companies primarily within industrial, computing and communication market segments. SMTC is a public company incorporated in Delaware with its shares traded on the Nasdaq National Market System under the symbol SMTX. For further information on SMTC Corporation, please visit our website at (


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