Firm holds specific quality certification for the translation of Life Sciences materials
Palo Alto, California, January 24, 2013 – Idem Translations, Inc., a full-service provider of translation and localization services, has achieved ISO 13485:2003 certification from TÜV SÜD America Inc., a worldwide certification body for quality management systems. The company’s quality management system is additionally certified to the ISO 9001:2008 and EN15038:2006 international standards.
This achievement makes Idem Translations one of a select group of language service providers to hold all three industry certifications for the translation of life sciences materials.
ISO 13485:2003 is a globally recognized standard developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) that specifies the requirements for quality management systems (QMS) in the medical device industry. In order to be certified to the ISO 13485:2003 standard, companies must demonstrate the implementation, maintenance, and effectiveness of a medical device QMS that identifies, manages, and minimizes risks associated with the manufacturing of medical devices and related services.
Idem provides expert translations of all types of documentation related to research and development, clinical trials, FDA and CE Mark submissions, international marketing, and ongoing patient care.
“ISO 13485:2003 distinguishes Idem from other language service providers because it demonstrates our understanding of the regulatory environment in which our clients operate,” said Mariam Nayiny, president of Idem Translations, Inc. “By meeting the same rigorous requirements to which our medical device clientele adhere, we are uniquely able to manage risk and maintain effective processes for their benefit.”
“Achieving ISO 13485:2003 certification exhibits Idem’s commitment to quality,” said Craig Casillas, vice president, Management Services, TÜV SÜD America Inc. “It demonstrates companywide dedication and teamwork to continually monitor quality and consistently follow well-organized processes.”