OPLINK ENHANCES QUALITY SYSTEM WITH TL 9000 AND ISO 14001:2004 CERTIFICATIONS
Fremont, Calif., -- May 16, 2005 -- Oplink Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPLK), a leading photonic foundry and provider of optical networking components, modules and sub-systems, today announced that its manufacturing center in China has achieved TL 9000 and ISO 14001:2004 certifications. Approval for these certifications came from the world accredited TÜV SÜD Group after audits at Oplink's Zhuhai, China location.
TL 9000 is a telecom industry-specific Quality Management System established by the Quality Excellence for Suppliers of Telecommunications (QuEST) Forum. It is designed with emphasis on enhancing customer relations, continuing improvement, standardizing metrics and cost reduction.
ISO 14001:2004 is the latest edition of Environmental Management System from the International Organization for Standardization. This certification encourages policies for better environmental practices and employee health and safety.
"By achieving these certifications, Oplink wants to further assure our customers that we continue to strive for world-class quality by providing faster, better, and more cost-effective products and services," commented Joe Liu, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Incorporated in 1995, Oplink is a leading provider of design, integration and optical manufacturing solutions (OMS) for optical networking components and subsystems. The company offers advanced and cost-effective optical-electrical components and subsystem manufacturing through its facilities in Zhuhai and Shanghai, China. In addition, Oplink maintains a full complement of optical-centric front-end design, application, and customer service functions at its headquarters in Fremont, California. The company's customers include telecommunications, data communications and cable TV equipment manufacturers around the globe. Oplink is committed to providing fully customized, Photonic Foundry services incorporating its subsystems manufacturing capabilities. To learn more about Oplink, visit its web site at: http://www.oplink.com/.
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