GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced it has been presented with an Award of Excellence from INOVA Semiconductors GmbH, a specialist in the development of products for Gigabit/s serial data communication for in-vehicle Display- and Driver Assistance Systems.
This award acknowledges GLOBALFOUNDRIES for its ability to achieve top quality and yield performance for the silicon wafers produced specifically for the customer’s RF communication products used in the automotive market. Driven by “Zero Excursion, Zero Defect” (ZEZD) mindset, this is a testament to GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ continuous strive for improvement to increase initial product quality and reduce wafer failure rate after delivery.
“Achieving zero defect is our goal and GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ proven expertise in the automotive semiconductor supply chain plays an important role in helping us to reach that goal,” said Robert Kraus, INOVA Semiconductors CEO.
“It is a great honor for GLOBALFOUNDRIES to receive this award from INOVA. This award further solidifies our position in serving the automotive market over a decade with high quality and reliability standard, and propel us to become a leading foundry in this segment,” said KC Ang, SVP and General Manager for GLOBALFOUNDRIES Singapore.
GLOBALFOUNDRIES completes a range of industry certifications and audits every year in its continuous commitment to semiconductor quality and reliability. Every fab in Singapore are certified or exceeding ISO-TS 16949, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001, including the customer-led VDA6.3 audits that exceed the TS16949 standard. GLOBALFOUNDRIES is also a member of the Automotive Electronics Council (AEC) which sets global industry standards for automotive semiconductor quality.