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igus® has been manufacturing engineered plastics for 50 years, and develops each of the materials and all technology behind its products. Committed to using its innovative polymer materials to develop products that provide creative solutions and exceed customer expectations while delivering fast, accurate service. igus®’ polymer blends are used throughout its range of product lines of cable carriers, plastic bushings, spherical bearings, and linear bearings, guides, and slide tables. With constant advancement and technological breakthroughs, igus® is continually expanding its range of materials, and performs rigorous testing to ensure every product meets and exceeds industry standards. igus® sales engineers are available throughout North America for on-site technical support, friendly customer service is available 8am – 8 pm, and igus® offers over 80,000 parts in stock, ready to ship as early as that day. igus® also offers 3D CAD files, samples, and online tools, all completely free.

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igus’ ISO 9001: 2000 Certification Renewed

POSTED 05/15/2008

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. – May 15, 2008 – igus® Inc. today announced its recertification by the National Quality Assurance, USA (NQA) against the provisions of ISO 9001: 2000.  igus’ quality management system, applicable to its Energy Chain® cable carriers, Chainflex® continuous-flex cables and iglide® plastic bearings, was assessed and approved by NQA through the year 2011.

ISO 9001:2000 specifies that igus, by way of its quality management system, demonstrates its ability to consistently provide products that meet customer and applicable regulatory requirements.  It also states that igus aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for continual improvement and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable regulatory requirements.

igus first became ISO certified in 2002.  Its quality policy communicates that the company strives to work together and continuously improve upon its ability to provide the right solution and deliver to customers as promised.  igus manufactures and distributes cable carriers, continuous-flex cables and plain and linear bearings for the automation industry.  To learn more about igus’ ISO 9001: 2000 recertification, visit www.igus.com/quality.

About igus
igus Inc., founded in 1985 and based in East Providence, R.I., develops and manufactures industry-leading plastic cable carriers, continuous-flex cables, plastic bearings and linear guide systems.  With more than 28,000 products available from stock, the company meets the motion control and machinery component needs of customers worldwide.  Product lines include Energy Chain Systems® to protect and house moving cables, Chainflex continuous-flex cables, iglide self-lubricating, oil-free, plastic bearings, DryLin® linear guide systems and igubal® spherical bearings.  For more information, contact igus at (800) 521-2747 or visit www.igus.com

igus, Energy Chain, Chainflex, iglide, Energy Chain System, DryLin and igubal are registered trademarks of igus Inc.  All other company names and products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.