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How MacroFab's Certifications Benefit Your PCBA Production

By Muirae Kenney  |  April 11, 2024

Your PCBA production must be secure and reliable if you want your products to compete in the market today. At MacroFab, we understand this critical need. That's why we've achieved a comprehensive range of certifications guaranteeing exceptional service and strict adherence to industry standards. We have listed our current certifications and how they benefit you as a customer below.

ITAR Registered and Compliant

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As an ITAR-registered and compliant company, MacroFab can manufacture defense products. But beyond this, our ITAR compliance demonstrates how serious we are about protecting our customers' intellectual property. In accordance with our ITAR registration, we adhere to stringent security protocols, providing the highest level of security for every project we undertake.

What does this mean for you?

  • Unwavering Reliability: ITAR compliance requires robust quality management systems. This translates to consistent, high-quality production across all projects, regardless of their nature. You can be confident that your project will meet your exact specifications.
  • Peace of Mind: Choosing an ITAR-compliant manufacturer provides a reliable supply chain, minimizing disruptions due to non-compliance. Especially for projects with tight deadlines, this is crucial.

The ITAR compliance we maintain benefits all our customers, even those not working on defense projects. It demonstrates our unwavering dedication to security, quality, and regulatory standards. It means you can rely on us for every project, giving you peace of mind and a worry-free experience.

SAM.gov Registered

At MacroFab, we're dedicated to providing exceptional manufacturing services for all our customers. But did you know we also hold certifications qualifying us for government contracts? Our SAM.gov registration signifies we meet the stringent quality standards and capabilities demanded by government projects.

What does this mean for you?

  • A Commitment to Quality: Our SAM.gov registration reflects our commitment to upholding the highest quality standards. These same standards are applied to every project we undertake, so no matter how large or intricate the project is, you receive exceptional results.
  • Experience with Complex Projects: Government contracts often involve difficult projects. Our experience in this area translates to exceptional capabilities for tackling your toughest manufacturing challenges.
  • Scalability for Any Project: Through our extensive North American factory network, we have the capacity to handle projects of any size, from small prototypes to large-scale production runs.

In short, choosing MacroFab means you're partnering with a manufacturer committed to quality, expertise, and efficient production at scale.

ISO 9001:2015

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Have you ever experienced a faulty product, delayed shipment, or inconsistent service? At MacroFab, we understand your concerns. That's why we've achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification, a globally recognized standard for quality management systems (QMS). With this certification, we demonstrate our commitment to delivering exceptional experiences for our customers. By adhering to rigorous QMS principles, we strive to:

  • Increase Confidence in Quality: You can expect reliable products and services meeting your specifications, with fewer defects.
  • Reduce Risk of Errors: Our focus on identifying and fixing problems translates to a smoother overall experience for you.
  • On-Time Delivery: Streamlined operations within our QMS lead to efficient production and timely project completion.

This commitment to continuous improvement makes certain you receive the high-quality products and services you deserve.

UL Certified

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MacroFab is proud to be a UL Certified PCBA manufacturer. This certification signifies we can produce printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs) meeting rigorous safety standards set by Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a globally recognized leader in safety science. Here's how UL Certification at MacroFab benefits you:

  • Enhanced Safety for Your End Products: UL certification guarantees your PCBAs have been rigorously tested to minimize fire hazards, overheating, or malfunctions. This translates to safer products for your consumers, reducing liability risks and providing peace of mind.
  • Smoother Path to Market: Some markets and distributors have requirements for UL-certified components. A UL Certified manufacturer like MacroFab can help you avoid roadblocks and gain access to a wider market.
  • Simplified Compliance: In some industries, UL certification is mandatory to comply with government safety regulations. By partnering with MacroFab, you can be confident your PCBAs meet these requirements, saving you time and resources.

Don't overwhelm yourself by navigating UL certification alone. Our team of experts can guide you through the process, helping you meet all safety requirements and get your products to market quickly.

RoHS Compliant

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Responsible manufacturing is a top priority for many businesses involved in electronics. One key way to achieve this is by following the RoHS standards. This directive restricts the use of certain materials posing environmental and health risks. MacroFab understands these concerns and offers a RoHS compliant manufacturing line to streamline your path to responsible electronics production.

The RoHS directive, effective since July 2006, restricts the use of ten hazardous materials (with some exceptions) in the manufacture of various types of electronic and electrical equipment. MacroFab maintains a RoHS compliant manufacturing line. The company can also provide some non-RoHS compliant capabilities upon request.

Conflict Mineral Statements Available

Transparency in our supply chain is important to us at MacroFab. This includes providing Conflict Mineral Statements for our house-branded items, like PCBs and solder. These statements detail the origin of certain minerals used in our products. By understanding the source of these materials, we can work towards a more responsible electronics industry.

As we assemble the parts you specify, Conflict Mineral Statements should be provided by the original manufacturer of the components you use. However, for our house parts, PCBs, and solder, we provide Conflict Mineral Statements.

By choosing MacroFab as your PCBA manufacturing partner, you gain the advantage of industry-leading certifications. These certifications translate into unwavering quality, reliable production, and a commitment to responsible practices. Whether your project demands ITAR compliance for defense applications or UL certification for market access, MacroFab has the expertise and certifications to deliver exceptional results.

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