SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- November 29, 2012 -- eSilicon Corporation, the largest independent semiconductor design and manufacturing services provider, is proud to announce that it has received ISO 9001:2008 Management System Standard Certification from Det Norske Veritas (DNV).
“Quality is in our DNA at eSilicon and we are delighted to have that recognized with this certification,” said Gino Skulick, eSilicon’s vice president and general manager, semiconductor design and manufacturing services. “We take pride in our customers obtaining first-time-right silicon. That requires a top Q&R team with world-class processes. I commend Donna Black, who led eSilicon’s ISO project implementation team. Her inspiring leadership of this complex project motivated our team to a very successful end.”
“I’m proud of our ISO project implementation team,” said Donna Black, eSilicon’s senior director, corporate quality. “People worked long hours outside their normal job responsibilities to complete certification preparation. The lead auditor, who has 23 years of auditing experience, was very impressed with our overall quality management systems, particularly the eSilicon Access production management system, which he said was one of the best he’d seen. He called the eSilicon Access system a ‘game changer’ for quality systems because of the unambiguous transparency it delivers to customers.” eSilicon’s patented eSilicon Access production management system is one of the most advanced and innovative in the semiconductor industry. The eSilicon Access system links electronically to all of eSilicon’s major suppliers, automatically collecting and validating work-in-process (WIP) production data multiple times daily. Customer order information is integrated with this WIP data for display on clear, easy-to-use web pages.
The DNV audit included eSilicon’s quality management system, quality system manual, management review process, review procedures, work instructions, production release process and records, physical silicon design and package design.
eSilicon, the largest independent semiconductor design and manufacturing services provider, delivers custom ICs and custom IP to OEMs, independent device manufacturers (IDMs), fabless semiconductor companies (FSCs) and wafer foundries through a fast, flexible, lower-risk path to volume production. eSilicon serves a wide variety of markets including the communications, computer, consumer and industrial segments. www.esilicon.com.
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