GSI Technologies, LLC – Announcement of ISO 13485 Quality Certification
December 1st – Burr Ridge, Il. GSI Technologies recently announced that it has passed an ISO 13485 registration audit and is now certified to the higher level ISO standard.
“We have focused on printed medical device components for years and this certification solidifies our support of our customers’ quality requirements. While medical sensors are a niche in a growing printed electronics industry, GSI has a well-established presence due to significant experience in manufacturing components for our medical OEM customers where a printed electrode, microfluidic channel or backlighting is incorporated into the diagnostic system,” stated Dave Austin, President and COO of GSI. “This designation further recognizes our investments in our quality systems, our people and our customers.”
GSI has been ISO 9001 certified since 2001 and differentiates itself as a precision printer. With chemical, electrical and mechanical engineering expertise in house as well as a six sigma black belt trained quality group, GSI has manufactured billions of medical sensors since launching this focus in the late 90’s. Kathy Andersen, Director of Quality for GSI, stated “ISO 13485 is simply the affirmation of processes we have built in house supporting our growing medical segment. It is a true reflection of the long term focus we have supported in this segment.”
About GSI Technologies GSI Technologies is a Burr Ridge, Illinois-based manufacturer of printed electronics and industrial graphic label products. It was founded in 1985 as a label and nameplate brokerage by Suzanne and Bob Zaccone. Through the years, it has expanded into printing pressure sensitive labels and nameplates as well as conductive printed electronic products including contactless card antennas, electroluminescent lamps, diagnostic and therapeutic medical electrodes, printed conductors and smart card inlay assemblies. Since 2004, it has been a part of Thrall Enterprises, a family-owned holding company with corporate offices in Chicago.