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SOURCE Measurement Specialties Inc.
High-volume Swiss facility awarded certification for MEMS sensors and board level pressure systems
HAMPTON, Va., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Measurement Specialties (NASDAQ: MEAS), an expert in sensor design and manufacturing, has received TS 16949 certification as well as a renewed ISO 9001 at its Bevaix, Switzerland facility. These two certifications demonstrate that the facility employs the highest level of manufacturing to ensure quality automotive components.
Measurement Specialties establishes quality objectives for each location. This provides customers with the best products for their applications on schedule and on budget. Ensuring manufacturing consistency in a high-throughput facility is no small task, and these latest certifications at its Swiss facility emphasizes a company-wide quality commitment.
To achieve TS 16949 certification, Measurement Specialties demonstrated that its Swiss manufacturing location houses the in-depth knowledge and project management experience to ensure a quality management system (QMS) that meets specific automotive industry parameters.
MEAS Switzerland Sàrl remains at the forefront of MEMS technology, continuing to reduce sensor size, while improving performance and functionality. Key developments in recent years include ultra-low pressure sensor modules and digital sensors for mass-market consumer applications, such as smart phones, as well as top-cavity, silicon-pyrex, silicon-silicon pressure dice.
A renewed ISO 9001 certification indicates Measurement Specialties' continued adherence to a number of quality management principles, including a strong customer focus, the motivation and implication of top management, the process approach and continual improvement.
Specializing in economically mass-producing miniaturized components for high volume, customer-specific applications, MEAS Switzerland Sàrl has supplied tens of millions of sensors on its highly-automated production lines. Standard product offerings include bare die (sensor elements), sensors on substrate (SMD) and complete factory-calibrated modules as well as customized sensor die, modules and multi-function sensors.
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EDITOR'S NOTE: Measurement Specialties, Inc. (NASDAQ: MEAS) designs and manufactures sensors and sensor-based systems to precisely and cost-effectively measure a number of physical characteristics in several markets from military and defense to medical, consumer and industrial.
By accurately measuring areas such as pressure, temperature, position, level, tilt, force, vibration, torque, humidity, fluid properties, mass airflow and photo optics, our sensors enhance product functionality, efficiency and safety.
Our devices are embedded by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) or used as stand-alone sensors for test and measurement to provide critical monitoring, feedback and control input. MEAS also offers extensive sensor customization services ranging from special calibrations and connectors to custom label designs.
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