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Leclanché Earns International Railway Industry Standard (IRIS) Certification
- IRIS is a global standard recognizing quality in supplier management systems
- Certification will enable Leclanché to expand its presence in the railway sector through partnerships with additional train manufacturers and rail operators
YVERDON-LES-BAINS, Switzerland, July 16th, 2020 - Leclanché SA (SIX: LECN), one of the world's leading energy storage solutions companies, has earned its International Railway Industry Standard (IRIS) Group certification.
The IRIS standard is designed to secure higher quality in the railway industry by enabling railway component suppliers to meet globally recognized levels of quality for their railway components. IRIS is the standardization group of UNIFE, the Association of the European Rail Supply Industry. UNIFE represents European train builders and rail equipment suppliers. Its mission is to proactively foster an environment within which members can continue to provide high-quality railway systems needed to meet the growing demand for rail transport - both passenger or freight services - in Europe and beyond.
Leclanché earned its IRIS certification for the design, manufacturing and maintenance related to its hybrid and electric locomotive power system drive units and auxiliary systems.
Anil Srivastava, CEO of Leclanché, said: "Earning IRIS certification is a significant milestone for Leclanché since we are committed to quality and continuous improvement in all our products and processes and this achievement is fully in line with our policies and commercial practices supporting energy efficiency, reliability and safety."
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