Comtech Telecommunications Corp.’s Xicom Division Receives ISO 9001:2015 Certification

May 2, 2019 at 9:00 AM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 2, 2019– May 2, 2019 — Comtech Telecommunications Corp.’s (NASDAQ:CMTL) Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc. (“Xicom”), which is part of Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment, announced that it is ISO 9001:2015 certified.

Xicom was founded in 1991 and has since flourished to become a world leading supplier of satellite communications uplink power amplifiers. Quality management is a key aspect of Xicom’s continuing success. With the support of an ongoing 27-year relationship with independent assessment provider Lloyd’s Register (previously, “LRQA”), Xicom has made an important move to maintain its status as a quality leader by earning ISO certification 9001:2015, the international global quality management system standard.

Xicom’s focus on customers, innovation and quality has driven consistent growth and resulted in a tremendous breadth of products and a reputation for excellence. “Our product innovation and process improvements are a direct result of our rigorous attention to quality,” said Mark Schmeichel, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Xicom.

Mark Schmeichel went on to say, “At Xicom, we recognize that this achievement is not a standalone accomplishment. Through being certified to ISO 9001:2015 and complying with its guidelines and strategies, Xicom has linked customer satisfaction with technological prowess and quality management systems measurement, monitoring and improvements, to ensure new and existing products are developed and maintained in a consistent and focused structure.”

Located in Santa Clara, CA, Xicom has a 47,000-sq. ft. plant housing a broad, highly-capable engineering team. Xicom has become the go-to power amplifier provider for integrators and satcom service providers needing to meet their greatest challenges. ISO 9001:2015 certification has validated Xicom’s quality management system on multiple fronts. In particular, the 2015 revision of the standard provides for improved production processes and better operational efficiency.

Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., a world leader in high-power amplifiers, manufactures a wide variety of tube-based and solid-state power amplifiers for military and commercial satellite uplink applications. The product range encompasses power levels from 8 W to 3 kW, with frequency coverage in sub-bands within the 2 GHz to 52 GHz spectrum. Amplifiers are available for fixed and ground-based, ship-board, and airborne mobile applications. Please visit for more information.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the global commercial and government communications markets.

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