Canvys Announces ISO 13485 Certification

LaFox, Illinois – April 8, 2015… Canvys®, a division of Richardson Electronics (NASDAQ: RELL), announced today that its North American Facility in Marlborough, MA has been awarded ISO 13485:2003 for its quality management system.

The certification of compliance with ISO 13485 recognizes that Canvys’ policies, practices and procedures ensure our ability to deliver consistent quality medical devices and related services. With this certification, our customers can be confident that Canvys is dedicated to maintaining the highest level of quality, efficiency and responsiveness required by the medical community.

“Today many of our customers are medical equipment manufacturers who must meet very strict technical, functional and regulatory requirements.  Having both Canvys North America and Canvys Europe achieve ISO13485 certification demonstrates our ongoing commitment to achieve the highest level of quality, and further distinguishes Canvys as a global, premier provider of custom display solutions,” said Wendy Diddell, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Canvys.  “The Marlborough team worked extremely hard to achieve this certification and we look forward to sharing this success with our customers.”

About ISO 13485: 2003

ISO 13485: 2003 is an international standard, globally recognized for establishing quality management systems that consistently meet customer and regulatory requirements for safe and effective medical devices. ISO 13485 is based on quality management principles that have been proven to enhance organization performance. These principals relate to customer focus, management, internal processes and external relationships.

About Canvys – Visual Technology Solutions

Canvys, a Division of Richardson Electronics, Ltd. (NASDAQ: RELL) is a global value- added integrator and manufacturer that specializes in creating comprehensive visual technology solutions for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).  Our collaborative approach allows us to evaluate each customer’s unique needs and craft the right solution using custom engineering, value-added outsourcing, or modified off-the-shelf components. In addition, we provide complete post-sale service and support, including installation support, maintenance, troubleshooting, calibration and conformance. For more information, visit us at

About Richardson Electronics, Ltd.

Richardson Electronics, Ltd. is a leading global provider of engineered solutions, power grid and microwave tubes and related consumables; high value displays, flat panel solutions and replacement parts for diagnostic imaging equipment; and customized display solutions.  We serve customers in the alternative energy, healthcare, aviation, broadcast, communications, industrial, marine, medical, military, scientific and semiconductor markets. The Company’s strategy is to provide specialized technical expertise and “engineered solutions” based on our core engineering and manufacturing capabilities. The Company provides solutions and adds value through design-in support, systems integration, prototype design and manufacturing, testing, logistics, and aftermarket technical service and repair through its global infrastructure. More information is available online at

Richardson Electronics common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol RELL.