Fairchild Receives Automotive ISO/TS16949 Certification

June 13, 2004 by Jeff Shepard

Fairchild Semiconductor International (South Portland, ME) announced that all of its manufacturing facilities worldwide producing automotive products have achieved the automotive standard ISO/TS16949 certification. The TS16949:2002 is a comprehensive quality management standard developed by the International Automotive Task Force and Japan Automobile Manufacturers' Association Inc.

The TS16949:2002 standard specifies quality system requirements for the design, development, production, installation and servicing of automotive related products. Members of the TS16949 standard define the specifications and mandate that suppliers meet the certification requirement in order to participate in the automotive market.