Modulight gets ISO14001 certification

Tampere, Finland, July 2nd, 2003 – Modulight, Inc., a manufacturer of high- performance optical semiconductor components, today announced that it has successfully certified its ISO14001 environmental management system.

“Environmental management system is fully integrated in the quality management system and it works very well. Environmental aspects have been identified and relevant programs developed for the significant ones. General awareness on environmental issues and related corporate responsibilities is high.” says Ms. Elina Selin, lead auditor from BVQI which continues as Modulight’s audit partner.

“We have built the environmental management system as an integrated part of our management system to which also ISO 9001:2000 certification was based on. Our philosophy includes providing not only state-of-the-art and cost effective products to existing markets but to do so in an environmentally responsible manner. This certification is one mile-stone in fulfilling our vision.” says Dr. Petteri Uusimaa, President and CEO Modulight, Inc.

About Bureau Veritas Quality International:

Bureau Veritas Quality International (BVQI) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bureau Veritas, a large multi-national organisation founded in 1828, known throughout the world for its multi-disciplinary services where independence, confidence and truth are required. BVQI was formed by Bureau Veritas in 1988 to respond to the worldwide need for third party management system certification. Accredited by twenty two accreditation bodies, BVQI is today the most widely recognised certification body in the world. In recent years, BVQI has assisted over 27,000 companies world-wide to achieve certification to ISO 9000 and other equivalent standards.

About Modulight, Inc.

Modulight is an ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001:1996 certified manufacturer of high-performance optical subcomponents (laser die / chip) for datacommunications and telecommunications. The company achieved its first profitable result in 2002. Modulight creates unique business advantages for component and subsystem manufacturers worldwide by offering flexible high performance products, advanced design capabilities, and agile and reliable volume production capacity. Our products, based on semiconductor layers, are designed to increase the capacity and to enable the creation of flexible, scalable and cost-effective Metropolitan (METRO), Access and Enterprise networks.

Contact information

Modulight, Inc.
Mr. Seppo Orsila
Vice President
Tel: +358 20 743 9000
Fax: +358 20 743 9009