ISO-17025 Accreditation Awarded to Newark's Testing & Metrology Labs
CHICAGO-JULY 14, 2009, Committed to offering engineers the broadest electronics selection of electronic components and test equipment, leading multi-channel electronics distributor Newark, part of the global Premier Farnell Group, announces that its national metrology labs now meet ISO/IEC 17025:2005. This accreditation, recognized as the industry's top standard, assures the quality of Newark's precision calibration services, processes, technicians, and data accuracy.
As part of the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 certification, Newark's labs undergo a stringent external audit every 6 months to ensure that their processes, equipment and training continue to meet the high quality levels necessary for this accreditation. In addition, all phases of Newark's organization have been certified ISO9001 since 1996.
Newark's capabilities include electronic, physical and dimension calibration for a wide range of test equipment and measurement instruments. Three-day turnaround, certifications with data and free second day return shipping are standard for all calibration levels: 9001:2000, ANSI/NCSL Z540-1-1994 and 17025.
"We're proud that Newark is the only national electronics distributor to provide in-house calibration services," comments Chris Binion, VP of Distribution, Newark. "And we're even more proud that our labs have earned the highest accreditation. Engineers, quality managers and calibration coordinators can be assured that they perform to the highest standard."
More information on Newark's calibration services can be found at www.newark.com/calibration or by calling 1.800.263.9275. A huge offering of top quality test equipment, including a selection that's already been calibrated, is also available at www.newark.com.
Newark, part of the global Premier Farnell Group, and a leading multi-channel, high-service electronics distributor supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals across the Americas, is known for offering the broadest selection of components and test equipment from 440+ top manufacturers for design engineer and maintenance professionals. With multiple sales channels, customers do business with Newark through contact centers, local branch network, field sales force and a world-class website at www.newark.com that offers exclusive tools to manage and track purchases, quotes and invoices online.
Janice Fleisher, PR Manager, Newark