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2011-04-15 12:30:00

OXNARD, Calif., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BIRNS, Inc., a global innovator in the design and manufacture of unique lines of high performance lights, connectors, penetrators and custom cable assemblies, has received American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Product Design Assessment (PDA) Certification for its tremendously popular lines of penetrators. This certification process included rigorous testing and review by the national organization, and resulted in ABS pre-approving all design,...

2011-01-31 12:21:00

OXNARD, Calif., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BIRNS, Inc., an ISO 9001:2008-certified global leader in the design and manufacturing of high performance lighting and connector systems for deep ocean, marine, military, and nuclear power applications, has launched an all new interactive website at www.birns.com. The new site features highly sophisticated technical and performance data, compelling, professional product and in-use images, and seamless navigation tools. The newly redesigned...

2010-09-20 13:22:00

OXNARD, Calif., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- BIRNS, Inc., an ISO 9001:2008-certified industry leader in the design and manufacture of unique lines of high performance lights, connectors, penetrators and custom cable assemblies for some of the planet's most demanding environments, has been ranked in the top 100 companies servicing the global subsea industry by Marine Technology Reporter (MTR) magazine. MTR is the world's largest audited circulation magazine to cover the marine technology...

2010-04-23 11:55:00

OXNARD, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- BIRNS, Inc., an ISO 9001:2008-certified designer and manufacturer of unique lines of high performance lights, connectors, penetrators and custom cable assemblies, has announced an aggressive new program for North American sales of its marine and commercial diving products. BIRNS, an industry leader since 1954, is renowned for successful product lines like the BIRNS Snooper(TM), BlackBIRN(TM) and BIRNS Doubly-Safe Chamber Light(TM). BIRNS will now...

2009-10-23 12:02:00

OXNARD, Calif., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- BIRNS, Inc., an industry leader in designing and manufacturing unique lines of high performance lights, connectors, penetrators and cable assemblies for some of the planet's most demanding environments, has announced that it has received ISO 9001:2008 certification. BIRNS is renowned for developing solutions tailored for exceptionally rigorous applications, including nuclear reactors, oceanic deep submergence and diving decompression usage....


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