6 From the Editor
26 Cleanroom Tip
8 International Certification of Cleanroom Training Courses
A European perspective on training and certification standards for professionals involved in
10 20/20 Vision on Outsourcing
In calculating the outsourcing formula, companies need to look at total cost of ownership
and take the long view.
13 Audit for Compliance
We are a privately owned small business with an ISO Class 8 cleanroom and are
preparing for third-party certification. When will we know to contract with a registrar?
14 Building Environmental Rooms for a Nobel Prize Winner
Research space in the Albert Sherman Center on the UMass Medical School campus
called for 22 environmental rooms to meet demanding and critical requirements.
18 New CAR in Your Future?
Seeing is believing and new techniques have the potential to light the way to rapid,
comprehensive surface characterization.
20 Championing an ESD Control Program
The roadmap to success requires assessment, data, buy-in, planning, training, and a team
24 Monitoring Systems Product Showcase