Laird Technologies Achieves Registration to the ISO 14001 Environmental Standard

April 1, 2005, 1:00 am

St. Louis (April 1, 2005) Laird Technologies, a leading designer and manufacturer of electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding, thermal interface and wireless antenna solutions, is proud to announce that the Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania and the Saint Louis, Missouri facilities have successfully achieved ISO 14001 registration. Both facilities become the first Laird Technologies plants in North America to be registered under this globally recognized environmental standard. In order to achieve this registration, the facilities underwent an independent audit of their Environmental Management System to verify its effectiveness and compliance to the ISO clause requirements.

This achievement is the result of the Laird Group’s commitment to care for our environment through superior environmental practices. The International Organization for Standardization's ISO 14001 is being utilized to achieve the company's environmental objectives. The standard defines the structure of the organization's environmental management system for purposes of improving its environmental performance.

During 2005, Laird Technologies will continue its registration program for the rest of North America, Europe and Asia with the goal of having its entire world wide manufacturing facilities registered under ISO 14001.

About Laird Technologies

Laird Technologies is the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of electromagnetic interference [EMI] shielding, telematics, thermal management and wireless antenna solutions for the telecommunications, data-communications, computer, general electronics, network equipment, aerospace, defense, automotive and medical equipment industries.

For additional information or the name of your nearest Laird Technologies’ representative:

Laird Technologies
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