Volex announces that its Tijuana, Mexico manufacturing facility has received the first MedAccred Accreditation for Cable and Wire Harness in Mexico.

Jan 10, 2022

MedAccred recognises Volex’s Tijuana, Mexico manufacturing facility for further demonstrating the company’s commitment to the medical market by meeting the rigorous industry requirements established by 10 of the leading medical device companies and exacting customer requirements.

Following a stringent auditing procedure, the prestigious MedAccred ‘Cable and Wire Harness’ Accreditation is awarded by leading medical device companies, including Bausch Health, BD, Boston Scientific, Baxter, Edwards Lifesciences, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Philips, Stryker and Roche Diagnostics.  MedAccred is the only industry recognized Accreditation process focused on critical process manufacturing capability for the medical device industry.

Volex Tijuana, Mexico facility is the first in Mexico to hold the MedAccred ‘Cable and Wire Harness’ Accreditation. This is the first Volex manufacturing facility to achieve MedAccred Accreditation.

“We are pleased to announce that Volex Tijuana has received the company’s first MedAccred Accreditation and the first Cable and Wire Harness facility Accredited in Mexico. To gain MedAccred Accreditation, Volex de Mexico has been recognized by 10 leading medical device companies and Performance Review Institute as having demonstrated the site’s ability to meet all the rigorous requirements of the MedAccred Cable and Wire Harnesses audit criteria” said Mark Kray, Volex COO for North America. “Our recent MedAccred Accreditation of the Tijuana, Mexico facility further supports our medical sector strategy by increasing our value-added offering to medical customers seeking enhanced global support, and new MedAccred Accredited manufacturing processes. Volex provides our customers with the assurance that their products are built with strict adherence to quality, reliability, and performance to the highest of safety-critical standards.”

About Volex de Mexico SA de CV

Volex de Mexico SA de CV is a Volex plc manufacturing centre of excellence, specialising in high mix, low and medium volume wire harness assemblies, power cables, and multi-conductor I/O cables. Volex Mexico services global customers in the Healthcare, Telecomm, Consumer, and overall Industrial market sectors. With a full array of safety and quality certifications and accreditations, Volex Mexico helps its market-leading customers realise the full potential of their cutting-edge products and designs.

About Volex plc

Volex plc (AIM:VLX) is a leading integrated manufacturing specialist. The Group designs and manufactures products that ensure a critical connection never fails and are used in everything from defibrillators and ventilators through to data networking equipment and vehicle telematics. Headquartered in the United Kingdom, Volex serves the needs of its blue-chip customer base from its manufacturing sites located across twelve countries and three continents, employing over 7,000 people. Volex’s products are sold through its own global sales force and through distributors to Original Equipment Manufacturers (‘OEMs’) and Electronic Manufacturing Services companies. For more information, please visit www.volex.com

About MedAccred

MedAccred is an industry-managed supply chain oversight program that reduces risk to patient safety, assures quality products and compliance with requirements as they apply to critical processes used in the production of medical devices. The program is administered by the not-for-profit Performance Review Institute. PRI is a global provider of customer-focused solutions designed to improve process and product quality by adding value, reducing total cost, and promoting collaboration among stakeholders in industries where safety and quality are shared goals. PRI works closely with industry to understand their emerging needs and offers customized solutions in response. Learn more at www.MedAccred.org or contact MedAccred at [email protected]