Benchmark Electronics, Inc. Facilities Earn MedAccred Printed Circuit Board Assembly Accreditation

In recognition of its compliance with the rigorous requirements for printed circuit board assembly and quality systems established by the Performance Review Institute (PRI) and a consortium of OEM medical device manufacturers, Benchmark Electronics announced that its Minnesota facilities in Rochester and Winona have received MedAccred Printed Circuit Board accreditation. The Benchmark facilities are the first in Minnesota and the second and third facilities in North America to receive this accreditation.

"The MedAccred Printed Circuit Board Assembly accreditation is a testament to our team's experience, dedication and leadership in the medical technology industry, which we have served since 1979," said Paul Tufano, president and CEO, Benchmark. "Our passion for innovation incorporates the latest technologies for our customers while ensuring the most stringent quality and regulatory guidelines."

"The MedAccred program establishes stringent industry-consensus audit criteria that incorporates robust industry standards and OEM requirements," said Joe Pinto, executive vice president and chief operating officer, PRI. "Companies such as Benchmark work hard to obtain this status and they should be justifiably proud of it. Holding an accreditation is irrefutable evidence that a company is operating at the highest level and clearly demonstrates its commitment to both quality and safety."

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