Plessey Semiconductors Obtains ISO/TS16949, ISO9001 and ISO14001 Certification

Plessey Semiconductors Obtains ISO/TS16949, ISO9001 and ISO14001 Certification

Plymouth, England (PRWEB) May 19, 2010

Plessey Semiconductors today announced that it had successfully passed all the audits necessary to obtain certification to the internationally recognised ISO quality standards TS16949 and ISO9001 and the environmental standard ISO14001.

Certification to these demanding standards is a requirement for any manufacturer supporting the international automotive market and other demanding electronics market segments. Plessey Semiconductors was able to pass the TS16949 audit with no non-conformances.

“Since the acquisition of the Plymouth facility in January 2010, we have continued to look for ways to improve the quality of products and processes whilst continuing to transfer in the bipolar processes from our Swindon facility and meet all our new product release schedules”, said Neil Harper, Director of Operations. “Considering everything that we are doing getting this positive feedback from the auditors on the quality and environmental standards is very encouraging.”

Plessey Semiconductors announced the acquisition of the Plymouth facility from X-FAB Semiconductor Foundries AG in January 2010.

For further product information about Plessey Semiconductors products and automotive electronics, as well as early release flyers, please contact sales(at)plesseysemi(dot)com.

About Plessey Semiconductors Limited

Plessey Semiconductors are the world experts in the development and manufacture of CMOS and bipolar analog mixed signal processes and products for the electronics, telecommunications, defence, medical, aerospace and automotive markets. Plessey Semiconductors offers its customers CMOS, bipolar, complementary bipolar and BiCMOS process technologies on both silicon and silicon-on-insulator substrates. The Plessey Semiconductors products have been specifically designed for RF and sensing applications. The suite of state-of-the-art high precision, high voltage products are available in high temperature and radiation tolerant options.

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Media contacts:

Dr. Paul James, Commercial Director, Plessey Semiconductors Ltd

Tel: +44 (0)1793 518420. Email: paul(dot)james(at)plesseysemi(dot)com

Dr. Sue Marchant, Marketing Communications, Plessey Semiconductors Ltd                                                    

Tel: +44 (0)1793 518001. Email: sue(dot)marchant(at)plesseysemi(dot)com

Nigel Robson, Vortex PR, +44 1481 233080 Email: nigel(at)vortexpr(dot)com


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