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Omega Optical, Inc. Awarded ISO 9001:2008 Certification

Brattleboro, Vermont - Omega Optical, Inc. is pleased to announce that its quality management system for manufacturing thin-film optical filters has been awarded ISO 9001:2008 certification by ISO registrar NQA.

“We are proud to be one of the few SBA-registered small businesses manufacturing thin-film filters to achieve ISO 9001:2008 certification,” said Dr. Robert Johnson, Omega Optical’s President and Technical Director. “Paired with the broadest capabilities and finest contemporary coating systems in our field, our quality management system demonstrates our ability to provide customers with a consistently superior product."

Omega Optical is committed to continual improvement of its quality management system, and using that system to meet customer requirements and regulatory obligations, according to Omega’s COO, Kieran Gallagher.

“From biomedical to aerospace, the markets we serve require optical filter manufacturing that consistently meets increasingly exacting requirements,” said Gallagher. “While Omega has used a quality management system modeled on the ISO 9001 standards for many years, our recent certification assures customers that our processes have been rigorously audited by an ISO registrar known for its expertise across diverse technical industries.”

About Omega Optical, Inc.

Founded in 1969 by Robert Johnson D. Sc., Omega Optical manufactures custom thin-film interference filters and coatings from UV to Far Infrared, including coatings on fiber tips. Omega’s filters are used worldwide for biomedical, defense, aerospace, astronomy, industrial and commercial applications. Environmentally-friendly manufacturing facilities in Brattleboro, Vermont bring together craftsmanship, innovation, and state-of-the-art technology to produce the most diverse offering of optical coatings in the industry. Omega offers engineering and prototyping services to assist with research and instrument design. Coating technologies include plasma-assisted reactive magnetron sputtering and e-beam ion assist for high volume production. Omega Optical is ITAR Registered, ISO 9001:2008 Certified, and an SBA Registered Small Business. For more information, please visit www.omegafilters.com.