ON Semiconductor sets industry benchmark acquiring recommended upgrade to innovating ISO/TS 16949 quality standard Wednesday 27 June 2001 PDF Print Company's European operations obtain successful QS-9000 re-certification ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN) today announced the company's European operations obtained a successful QS-9000 re-certification including QS-9000's Semiconductor Supplement 2nd Edition and recommended upgrade to the ISO/TS 16949 quality standard. The European Design, Marketing, Planning, Logistics, Purchasing, Information Technology, Quality, External Manufacturing and Sales operations were audited by an accredited third-party quality systems assessor, Lloyds Registrar Quality Assurance (LRQA) at the company's Toulouse, France-based offices on April 23-25th. "We strengthened our competitive position by acquiring the recommendation to upgrade to the recent international ISO/TS 16949 standard, setting the benchmark for the industry", said Herve Marchionini, Director of Quality in EMEA. "This achievement demonstrates our continued efforts to anticipate our customer's long-term business needs." ISO/TS 16949 is a technical specification for automotive supplier quality system requirements. According to Brian A. Burroughs, LRQA's Product Manager for ISO/TS 16949, "[ISO/TS 16949] represents a major breakthrough for the automotive industry in that it harmonises the quality system requirements of some of the world's largest automotive manufacturers and is set to provide significant benefits to those companies supplying them." (Note 1) "This achievement once again reflects ON Semiconductor's dedication to providing the highest quality products and services. The result of the audit confirms our long-term commitment to meeting the high level of expectations set by our customers", said Alistair Banham, President and General Manager of ON Semiconductor's Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. (Note 1) Source: "Focus on ISO/TS 16949" by Brian A. Burroughs, Lloyds Registrar Quality Assurance (LRQA) in "LRQ Review", December 2000. About ON Semiconductor ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN) is a global supplier of high-performance broadband and power management integrated circuits and standard semiconductors used in numerous advanced devices ranging from high-speed fibre optic networking equipment to the precise power management functions in today's advanced portable electronics. For information, visit ON Semiconductor's Web site at http://www.onsemi.com. -ends- Media Contacts: Geert de Vuyst ON Semiconductor (33)-0534-611-390 Geert.De.Vuyst@onsemi.com Or Jonathan Batty/Joanna Lane Brodeur Worldwide (On behalf of ON Semiconductor) (44) (0)1753-790-700 email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org Click on the link below to see this news release as it appears on the Brodeur News Room website and obtain full contact details. http://www.brodeurnewsroom.com/asp/release.asp?rid=1599&cid=... Click the link below to login and update your company and subject preferences, or personal details. http://www.brodeurnewsroom.com/asp/login.asp Click on the link below to have your login details re-sent to you. http://www.brodeurnewsroom.com/asp/forgot.asp This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Pleon in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.