Touch International’s Shenzhen Touch Screen Facility Receives ISO 13485 Certification
Austin, TX – May 20, 2015 – Leading custom touch screen and enhanced display manufacturer, Touch International, announced today that its Shenzhen, China manufacturing facility is now ISO 13485 certified, meaning the facility’s quality management system meets or exceeds ISO requirements for the production of safe and effective medical touch screen displays.
The ISO certification is good news for Touch International’s many medical device customers because it provides quality control, risk management, legal compliance, traceability and recall, process improvement, product improvement, and operational efficiency within the medical device supply chain.
“The ISO 13485 certification demonstrates our commitment to producing high-quality medical touch screens, displays, and other enhanced products for our medical device customers,” explains Michael Woolstrum, Touch International chief executive officer. “This strengthens our position in the market and builds on.”
Medical electronic devices, used in applications such as medical imaging, patient diagnosis, patient monitoring, and various system controls for patients and medical staff, have helped advanced healthcare services worldwide. In addition, the expansion of healthcare facilities and a booming demand for personalized healthcare services have provided an additional boost in demand for medical electronic devices. The United States remains the largest medical device market in the world with a market size of around $110 billion, and it is expected to reach $133 billion by 2016*.
Both of Touch International’s manufacturing facilities are also ISO 9001:2008 certified, demonstrating the organization’s commitment to continual improvement and meeting or exceeding customer satisfaction requirements. Additionally, Touch International’s Shenzhen facility is AS9100 Aerospace Certified.
ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is an independent, non-governmental membership organization and the world’s largest developer of voluntary International Standards. ISO standards provide specifications for products, services and systems to ensure quality, safety and efficiency around the world.
About Touch International
Touch International, headquartered in Austin, Texas, was founded in 2002 by Michael Woolstrum and long-time veteran, Gary Barrett, the company’s CTO. TI has become a world leader in touchscreen, EMI filter, and enhanced display technology. The company operates its engineering and design facility and corporate headquarters in Austin, Texas as well as a high volume production facility is located in Shenzhen, China.
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