Thursday, October 21, 2021

LightWare is now ISO9001:2008 certified

LightWare Optoelectronics (Pty) Ltd is delighted to announce that their Quality Management System has been certified ISO9001:2008 compliant by the British Standards Institution.

“We believe our rapid growth will continue for years to come and that a strong quality management system is a strategic imperative and forms a solid foundation to support such a growth path.” says James Portman, CEO of LightWare. “I am pleased to see the positive impact our Quality Management System has had at every level of our organisation, and thank our staff for their involvement and relentless efforts for continuous improvement.”

LightWare Optoelectronics designs and manufactures lightweight laser altimeters and collision avoidance sensors for UAVs. Their innovative products easily interface with flight controllers, providing increased safety and reliability to commercial drone operations.

A few of the mission-critical capabilities offered by LightWare Optoelectronics’ high quality products are: safer landings; staying inside FAA height restrictions; detecting power lines or trees; terrain following; and mapping obstacles during slow speed manoeuvring.

“We have been operating according to ISO guidelines for many years, but being formally certified is an important milestone for us.” says Nadia Nilsen, CFO of LightWare Optoelectronics. “Our quality management system will continue to develop to ensure we always provide world-class products and services to our valued customers.”
For further information please visit LightWare Optoelectronics’ website at