Electronics Company Marks Anniversary

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An Indianapolis electronic hardware manufacturer is celebrating 60 years in business. General Devices began in 1953 making 3D movie reels. The company now employs approximately 150 in central Indiana.

October 3, 2013

News Release

Indianapolis ,Ind. -- General Devices celebrates its 60th anniversary this year marking a presence in Indianapolis that dates back to its founding in 1953 by the Fall family. The company has advanced from originally making 3D movie reels into a global industry leader in the electronics hardware industry and currently employs approximately 150 people in the Indianapolis, IN area.

General Devices offers a full selection of electronic packaging hardware as single components or as complete packaging solutions. Products manufactured are telescoping drawer slides, electronic cabinets, racks, enclosures, cabinet rack accessories, multipurpose communications shelters, and fabricated custom metal products.

Customers served are leading Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) whose products are designed for use in many diverse markets including electronics/computer, telecom/datacom, broadcast, audio/visual, medical, aerospace, military, security, transportation, fire and emergency vehicles, recreational vehicles, service work truck and equipment vehicles, bus transport vehicles, and other major industries and markets.

General Devices' core competency is providing the industry’s most complete selection of quality electronic hardware products and packaging solutions that meet specific customer applications. As a testament to General Devices' ongoing commitment and to demonstrate quality in every aspect of work they initially became ISO 9001:2000 registered in October 2004 and received their Certificate of Registration for ISO 9001:2008 in January 2010.

General Devices' quality statement reflects the commitment of each and every employee to quality.

General Devices is dedicated to continual improvement in customer satisfaction and company operations. All employees are individually responsible for understanding and meeting their customers' requirements - without error, on time, every time.

General Devices has also based its business on consistently following this statement of values:

General Devices is a family. Our company values are family values. Honesty. Loyalty. Respect and Mutual Support. Living by these values will distinguish us in the marketplace. As a company and as individuals, we have customers whose livelihood and well-being depend upon us. It is our responsibility to be forthright, gracious and professional.

Source: General Devices