Freedom Sales Attains ISO 13485:2016 Certification for Medical Devices

On August 28, 2023, Freedom Sales attained ISO 13485:2016 certification for Medical Devices Industry for
global sourcing and distribution of electronic components and other devices. “Freedom recognizes that the
medical devices industry continues to evolve with stricter requirements. We have seen that most independent
distributors are not certified to this standard and it was important for Freedom to show we have the capabilities to comply with medical devices requirements,” said Freedom Sales’ President, John McKay. “We made it a priority to achieve this quality systems milestone, which establishes us as the easy choice to handle Customer and
regulatory requirements and instills confidence in our medical devices Customers.”

Vice President of Sales, John Magee said, “We always seek better ways to protect our Customers’ brand and have a positive impact on the supply chain. We feel compelled to put human safety as our major quality focus and reduce uncertainty in the market for our customers.”

ISO 13485:2016 is the globally recognized Quality Management System to align processes for regulatory
requirements of the medical devices industry and applies to organizations involved in any stage of a medical
devices life-cycle. This standard pertains to organizations that design, manufacture, distribute or service such
devices. Freedom Sales’ certified processes to this standard ensure product quality and prioritizes patient safety.
Companies that are certified to this global standard are considered to have best practices in their operation and
comply with regulatory requirements to help Customers facilitate their purchasing requirements through trusted
sources.

Established in 1999, Freedom Sales’ evolution took us from an industry leader in electronic component
distribution to a full-service global supply chain partner. We manage the entire component life-cycle to support
your production and resolve inventory and supply chain challenges. Our global reach spans the Americas,
Europe, and Asia. With an established focus line card we support Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and
Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) in all industry sectors.

Freedom provides programs that reduce extended lead times, offer PPV Cost savings on lead time and spot buys, and resolve allocated and obsolete/EOL electronic component issues. Freedom stocks and manages millions of electronic components from thousands of manufacturers in our ISO 13485, AS9120, AS 6081 and ANSI/ESD S20.20 certified warehouse.

We have been proud members of Electronic Resellers Association International (ERAI) since 2001 and we remain in good standing with an impeccable record. In addition, we offer Inventory Management Solutions designed to provide Customers with the best ROI on their excess inventory. Our Tier-1 Quality process ensures only the absolute best customer experience.

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