Viasystems Strengthens Operational Excellence By Expanding Accreditations

Viasystems Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAS), a leading provider of complex multilayer printed circuit boards and electro-mechanical solutions today announced the achievement of AS9100C certification at its Denver, Colorado and North Jackson, Ohio facilities. AS9100C certification is an internationally recognized aerospace industry standard for the development and production of aviation, space and defense products. Viasystems’ facilities in Forest Grove, Oregon; Milpitas, California; Sterling, Virginia; and Toronto, Canada attained their re-certification to the AS9100C standards in 2011.

Viasystems’ Toronto, Canada facility recently attained Nadcap Accreditation for electronics from the Performance Review Institute (PRI) joining its other factories in Cleveland, Ohio; Denver, Colorado; Forest Grove, Oregon; North Jackson, Ohio; and Sterling, Virginia. Nadcap (National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program) is a worldwide cooperative program of aerospace industry prime contractors that govern and measure the competency, capability and consistency of suppliers within the aerospace industry.

Viasystems’ Anaheim, California; Cleveland, Ohio; Denver, Colorado; Forest Grove, Oregon; Milpitas, California; North Jackson, Ohio; San Jose, California; Sterling, Virginia; and Toronto, Canada facilities have attained the MIL-PRF-31032 / MIL-PRF-55110 Certifications. In an effort to support its customer base, Cleveland, Ohio and North Jackson, Ohio have also attained the MIL-P-50884 (Flex/Rigid Flex) Certification.

In support of the Medical market sector, Viasystems’ Toronto, Canada facility is certified to the medical standard ISO-13485.

“The AS9100C certifications, Military certifications, ISO-13485, and the Nadcap accreditations show that we continue to ensure that our quality and manufacturing systems are ready to provide the high quality products demanded by our customers,” said David M. Sindelar, Chief Executive Officer of Viasystems. “Viasystems is committed to continuous improvement of our technical capabilities, capacity and standards of operational excellence across all factories to support our customers.”

About Viasystems

Viasystems Group, Inc. is a technology leader and a worldwide provider of complex multi-layer, printed circuit boards (PCBs) and electro-mechanical solutions (E-M Solutions). Its PCBs serve as the “electronic backbone” of almost all electronic equipment, and its E-M Solutions products and services include integration of PCBs and other components into finished or semi-finished electronic equipment, for which it also provides custom and standard metal enclosures, cabinets, racks and sub-racks, backplanes, and busbars. Viasystems’ approximately 15,600 employees around the world serve more than 1,000 customers in the automotive, telecommunications, industrial & instrumentation, computer and datacommunications, and military and aerospace end markets. For additional information about Viasystems, please visit the company’s website at

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