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Jabil Mexico secures MedAccred accreditation for PCBA

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July 25, 2023 By Jim Hammerand

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The MedAccred audit and accreditation program is unique as the sole industry-managed supply chain oversight program for key critical manufacturing processes in the medical device industry. The accreditation assures that critical manufacturing processes meet industry consensus requirements, leading to the production of high-quality end products, ultimately enhancing patient safety.

Bob Lizewski, Vice President, MedAccred, said: “This is a major achievement for Jabil Chihuahua as MedAccred Accreditation is recognized around the world as conveying the highest levels of quality. The medical device industry includes the MedAccred program in its approach to handling risk, as it demonstrates compliance to industry standards, customer requirements and best practices. I congratulate Jabil’s Chihuahua facility on its continued focus and dedication to quality, and commitment to providing the highest quality products and services to its customers.”

Christa Kerlin, Vice President of Global Quality, Jabil, explained: “As a leader in medical device manufacturing, Jabil prioritizes quality as a market differentiator. We appreciate having independent, industry-validated recognition of our Jabil Quality Management System (QMS). Achieving MedAccred Accreditation reinforces our goal to be a safe pair of hands for our customers and their patients. We are proud of our Chihuahua team and optimistic about continued growth in the medical device sector.”

“At Jabil, we implement rigorous industry standards as well as our own demanding quality processes. This recognition from the MedAccred program highlights our dedication to customer satisfaction and quality assurance. We are committed to continuously improving our approach and delivering our customers the highest quality products and services. We’re honored that our dedication to excellence sets a precedent for industry best practices and strengthens customer trust,” added Victor Brizuela, Vice President of Operations for Latin America, Jabil.

“We’re committed to maintaining an effective QMS to ensure safety and compliance while delivering solutions that meet or exceed customer expectations. Our focus on quality gives us a competitive advantage — and our teams understand that. Jabil achieves high standards through empowered employees and a tireless drive for continuous improvement — this accreditation validates that we maintain the highest quality standards for our customers’ products and services,” concluded Carlos Padilla, Quality Director for Latin America, Jabil.

MedAccred is a medical device industry-managed, critical process supply chain oversight program that reduces risk to patient safety, assures quality products and verifies compliance with requirements. The program is administered by the Performance Review Institute.

OEM subscribers including Bausch Health, Baxter, Becton Dickinson, Boston Scientific, Edwards Lifesciences, Medtronic, Philips Healthcare, Roche Diagnostics and Stryker, fund and manage the accreditation program and determine audit criteria, interview and select auditors, and determine which suppliers are granted accreditation. Learn more at

The MedAccred program is administered by the Performance Review Institute (PRI), a not-for-profit trade association started in 1990. PRI is a global administrator of industry-managed critical process accreditation programs focused on improving process and product quality with collaboration among stakeholders in industries where safety and quality are shared goals. Learn more at

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