Zephyr Photonics receives Department of Defense accreditation

May 24, 2012
ZEPHYR COVE, NV – Zephyr Photonics announces that it has received accreditation as a Category 1A Trusted Source by the Defense Microelectronics Activity (DMEA).

ZEPHYR COVE, NVZephyr Photonics announces that it has received accreditation as a Category 1A Trusted Source by the Defense Microelectronics Activity (DMEA). The accreditation recognizes the company as a trusted supplier of foundry microelectronics goods and services to the Department of Defense (DoD) and other end users within the United States Government. Receiving trusted supplier status assures the DoD and prospective defense customers that Zephyr Photonics solutions meet the highest standards of control and security. The Category 1A certfication is the highest designation awarded by the DoD.

“The government’s Trusted Foundry Program was started to help support the DOD’s growing need for trusted manufacturing partners that can produce reliable and secure solutions for global programs and operations,” said Tom Steding, president and CEO of Zephyr Photonics.

Zephyr Photonics has independently developed products for national defense utilizing distinctive optoelectronic technology with a distinctive capability to operate in very harsh environments. In addition to being a trusted DoD foundry, Zephyr Photonics is also an ITAR-compliant, vertically integrated, ISO9001 supplier and has Six Sigma certifications in both its component and module divisions.

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