Varitron’s production activities and procurement efforts comply with the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (ROHS) directive since its adoption in 2006. Our tough procurement policies and our rigorous inventory-management practices and material-management systems enable us to guarantee full compliance with ROHS requirements.
Varitron has been certified as a PWGSC (Public Works and Government Services Canada) Controlled Goods supplier for more than two years. The Controlled Goods program plays a vital role in the management and transfer of controlled goods used by the Canadian military and allied forces.
The association, originally called the Institute for Interconnecting and Packaging Electronic Circuits, (now IPC) has been active for more than 50 years, providing guidance to more than 3,100 companies worldwide. Varitron is an active IPC member: we are involved with multiple technical committees to help develop or update standards. Being an IPC member and sitting on technical committees ensures that Varitron can keep abreast of the latest technological advances in electronics assembly, constantly raising our technical skills to higher levels.
We have been ISO 9001 certified since 1999. This certification, recognized worldwide, fosters continuity and improvement year after year. Varitron’s staff were quick to embrace the ISO principle when it was first introduced. Starting from the “do it right” culture, eagerness to meet customer requirements and a self-control approach, achieving ISO 9001 certification was a natural evolution.
We comply with the toughest electrostatic discharge-prevention program to eliminate any potential damage caused by static electricity. All our equipment is prepared, controlled and checked before being installed and turned over to production staff so as to ensure protection against static discharges. Our staff are trained and retrained in this field. Daily controls are conducted to ensure that all protective equipment is fully functional and used when appropriate.