Date: 7th June 2016
Meyreuil, June 6, 2016 – StarChip (part of Safran Group), experts in designing, qualifying and industrializing Smart Card integrated circuits (IC), is proud to announce it has been awarded with the ISO 9001:2008 certification for its Quality and Management System.
The rigorous certification audit conducted by Bureau Veritas, an Independent and internationally renowned certification body, validates that StarChip’s development and business processes meet the high standards of quality control required for ISO 9001 Certification.
The intensive & exhaustive evaluation process was performed during a whole year in which all practices and procedures from StarChip’s departments’ (design, industrialization, sales & marketing, management) were closely audited and reviewed to ensure all the ISO 9001 criteria are fulfilled. The results have demonstrated StarChip’s efficient Quality Management System is compliant to the world-class quality standards developed by ISO. To maintain its ISO 9001:2008 certification, StarChip has committed to continuously assess its Quality Management System and processes and undergo follow-up audits annually.
StarChip’s Quality Policy revolves around two main axes: commitment to long-term customer satisfaction through the delivery of defect-free superior quality products and high quality level of service. This certification was therefore the logical next step in the company’s on-going commitment to quality excellence.
“Achieving ISO 9001 certification is a major accomplishment for our company. This certification project has been a challenging path involving all StarChip’s employees and services dedicated to make it a success.” says Alain Peytavy, Starchip Quality and back-end engineering Manager. “It demonstrates our company’s commitment to providing customers with premium quality products and services and it also attests all our internal quality processes and procedures comply with the highest quality International Standards. Quality is and has always been one of our core values and we will continue to monitor and enhance our Quality Management System to ensure it keeps performing at its best.”
StarChip, part of Safran Group, is a dynamic semiconductor company that enables customers to directly benefit from our unique, optimized value chain system. We design and qualify products for mass production, then license our solutions for purchase directly by our customers through qualified foundries and test houses. StarChip products are based on state-of-the art, Flash-based 32-bit architectures. They are designed to offer maximum integration, providing support for embedded, innovative security technologies, analog functionality and connectivity and control interfaces. The result is a flexible set of solutions that can easily meet the requirements of a wide variety of markets, including smart cards and security, consumer, automotive and industrial applications.
For further information please contact:
Mounira Bouba - Field Sales Engineer
+33 1 34 52 20 75