PORTLAND, Ore. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: ESIO), a leading supplier of innovative laser-based manufacturing solutions for the microtechnology industry, announced that its Singapore manufacturing facility had achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification. Developed by the International Organization for Standardization, ISO 9001:2008 is recognized as the worldwide standard for quality management systems and practices.
Singapore is the third ESI operation to achieve ISO-9001:2008 certification. Manufacturing operations in Klamath Falls, Oregon, and Chelmsford, Massachusetts, were previously certified.
To become certified as ISO 9001:2008 compliant ESI underwent an extensive evaluation process that included quality management, process mapping, documentation reviews, and internal and external audits. Thorough reviews then identified corrective actions to remedy any non-conformance to the quality management standard.
“ESI embraces the business processes that ensure high quality products and services are delivered to our customers,” said CEO Nick Konidaris. “This certification demonstrates our strict adherence to quality management practices and our commitment to continuous improvement throughout our entire organization.”
About ESI, Inc.
ESI is a leading supplier of innovative, laser-based manufacturing solutions for the microtechnology industry. Our systems enable precise structuring and testing of micron to submicron features in electronic devices, semiconductors, LEDs and other high-value components. We partner with our customers to make breakthrough technologies possible in smart consumer electronics and other industries. Founded in 1944, ESI is headquartered in Portland, Ore., with global operations from the Pacific Northwest to the Pacific Rim. More information is available at www.esi.com.