March 16, 2018
Micronor Inc., a manufacturer of innovative fibre optic kinetic sensors for industrial and medical applications, today announced that they have been certified under ISO 9001:2015 as of March 5.
“Formal ISO certification is helping us further grow the company,” said Robert Rickenbach, President and Chief Engineer, “while maintaining our high quality standards and satisfying customer needs to seamlessly integrate us into their quality system.”
The company earned certification from registrar TUV Nord USA.
The certification further assures Micronor’s customers of the company’s ongoing commitment to quality and reliability under the global quality standard, said Daniel Montes, Operations Manager, adding that it is a major milestone for Micronor that will further enhance its traction in the global marketplace.
As a manufacturer of fiber optic kinetic sensors, Micronor has amassed a number of industry awards over the years. In 2003, Micronor developed the MR310 series, the world’s first commercial fibre optic incremental encoders, which was followed by the award of U.S. Patent 7,196,320 in 2007. In 2010, the MR330 was released as the world’s first commercial 13-bit fibre optic absolute rotary encoder with U.S. Patent 8,461,514 to follow in 2013.
In 2017, Micronor was awarded the ECN Impact Award for the MR386, the world’s first V-series compatible fibre optic microswitch.