It is the goal of Artesyn Embedded Power to maintain its position as a worldwide leading supplier in the power supply manufacturing industry by providing quality products and services which meet or exceed customers' current and future expectations.
Quality is therefore essential and fundamental to the company's continuous success. We recognize that this quality will be achieved by:
- a Total Quality Management approach where every employee, supplier and customer is regarded as an essential part of the process;
- an error-free performance standard, based on prevention and a 'right-first-time' attitude;
- implementing and maintaining a quality system in compliance with ISO standards and relevant international safety regulatory requirements;
- using statistical techniques commensurate with technological developments within the company, aiming at continuous quality improvement;
- development of all personnel through training at all levels of the company's operations.
The objective and expectation is for customers to have full confidence in Artesyn Embedded Power. Their satisfaction is fundamental to the company's long-term development. This will come from the efforts of each employee, in conjunction with supportive participation from all levels of management. Therefore Artesyn Embedded Power, its management and staff, are committed to the above philosophy and objectives.
Position Statement of Artesyn Embedded Power Concerning the EU REACH Regulation
Artesyn Embedded Power is aware of, and assessing, developments in European Union legislation regarding the registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction of chemicals pursuant to the REACH Regulation (EC) 1907/2006.
Artesyn Embedded Power is aware that under the REACH Regulation, which entered into force on 1 June 2007, the "manufacturer" and "importer" as well as "downstream user" of chemical substances, on their own, in preparations or in articles, that fall within the definitions of the REACH Regulation will bear certain responsibilities with respect to manufacturing, importation, placing on the market and use of chemical substances.
The compliance measures of Artesyn Embedded Power will, inter alia, include a close cooperation with the European Chemicals Agency as well as the responsible national authorities whenever required and a timely submission of all relevant communications to the European Chemicals Agency.
Furthermore, Artesyn Embedded Power is in contact with its suppliers to ensure that the required pre-registrations and registrations will be effected.
Artesyn Embedded Power will make its best efforts to obtain all information on the substances used in order to assess the risks arising from the uses and to ensure that the risks which the substances may present are properly managed and in order to pass the required information up and down the supply chain. In particular, Artesyn Embedded Power is working with its suppliers to ensure that it receives all necessary information on SVHC in order to be able to fulfil its related obligations, inter alia, to ensure notification requirements are met, if applicable, and to pass the relevant information about SVHC on to its customers.
Any present and future restrictions on particular substances will be closely adhered to.
Should you have any questions regarding the application of this Regulation and how it may affect your transactions with Artesyn Embedded Power, please contact your usual contact Artesyn Embedded Power in the first instance or Edwin Tuazon at Edwin.Tuazon@artesyn.com.