Danfoss Silicon Power Achieves ISO/TS 16949 Certification

August 28, 2006 by Jeff Shepard

Danfoss Silicon Power GmbH announced that it has received ISO/TS 16949 certification from the Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Zertifizierung von Managementsystemen. Claus Petersen, President of Danfoss Silicon Power, received the certificate from Jörg Göllner, lead auditor from the VDE Testing & Certification Institute, during a celebration at the home office in Schleswig, Germany. Jørgen M. Clausen, President and CEO of The Danfoss Group, attended the presentation.

Automotive customers demand products that conform to the highest levels of quality and reliability, creating the primary motivation to attain ISO/TS 16949 Certification. Danfoss Silicon Power has delivered customer-specified power modules to leading European automakers for many years. Danfoss modules are already in use in the European high-end luxury car segment. Future automotive market growth is expected in both Drive-by-Wire and Hybrid Electric Vehicle applications. "ISO/TS 16949 Certification is an investment in the future and a sign of our commitment to the needs of the automotive industry," said Claus Petersen.