Electronic distributor World Micro Inc unveiled a new business sector to serve the unique requirements of the medical device market. In anticipation of entering the medical electronics market space, the company recently earned its ISO-13485 certification. The new sector will support the manufacturing needs of the electro-medical equipment and irradiation apparatus companies.

The company hired industry veteran Terry Miller to manage the business development for the new market segment. Miller’s role will include ongoing development of a diverse supplier and customer base, targeting specific OEMs and CMs in the company’s expanded market segment, and working with team members to develop a new line card for the medical device market. Previously, Miller served as product manager for Samtec Inc, a privately owned US electronics OEM.