Avnet Integrated's Pinnacle Data Systems Recommended for OHSAS 18001:2007 Certification

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Avnet Integrated's Pinnacle Data Systems Recommended for OHSAS 18001:2007 Certification

GROVEPORT, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Electronic products repair specialist Pinnacle Data Systems, Inc., an Avnet company (NYSE:AVT), has been recommended for OHSAS 18001:2007 certification for its Groveport, Ohio, location.

Part of Avnet, Inc.'s aftermarket services business, Avnet Integrated, Pinnacle Data Systems, Inc. is a global provider of technical design and OEM warranty and out-of-warranty repair services.


OHSAS 18001 is an internationally recognized assessment specification for occupational health and safety management systems. OHSAS promotes a safe and healthy working environment by providing a framework that allows organizations to reduce the potential for accidents and improve overall performance.

Pinnacle Data Systems, Inc. started its application in January 2012 and had conducted OHSAS 18001 risk assessment and hazard identification throughout the first half of the year to prepare for the audit, which was conducted and passed in August. The OHSAS 18001 certification already adds to an impressive list of certifications for this location which include ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004, ISO 13485:2003, TL 9000 - H/V R5.0/4.5, CCC (China Compulsory Certificate) and 93/42/EEC Medical Device Directive of 6/93. The location also has compliance programs in place associated with 21CFR820 / 21CFR 803 FDA Code of Federal Regulations and ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations).

"This OHSAS 18001 certification demonstrates our continued commitment to the safety of our workplace and the health of our employees. Plus it contributes toward building on our industry leadership and world class reputation as an organization," said John Bair, president and chief technology officer, Pinnacle Data Systems, Inc.

About Avnet Integrated

Avnet Integrated, a business unit of Avnet, Inc. (NYS: AVT) , provides total solutions for the aftermarket needs of electronics OEMs, service providers and corporations. Capabilities include technical field services, board-level repair, refurbishment, IT asset disposition (ITAD), remarketing and R2 certified recycling.

About Avnet, Inc.

Avnet, Inc. (NYS: AVT) , a Fortune 500 Company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers globally. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of customers by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012, Avnet generated revenue of $25.7 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.

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Pinnacle Data Systems, Inc.
Steve Bair, 614-748-1153
Steve.bair@pinnacle.com

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