GS Nanotech Microelectronics R&D and Production Center Certified for ISO 9001:2008
GS Nanotech, one of the leading Russian microelectronics R&D and production centers has been successfully certified for compliance with international ISO 9001:2008 standard.
January 28, 2014 (Newswire.com) - GS Nanotech, the flagship enterprise within Technopolis GS innovation cluster and one of the most rapidly growing microelectronics R&D and production centers, has been successfully certified for compliance with international ISO 9001:2008 standard. In addition to the main sections of the standard the enterprise successfully confirmed the certification for "Research and Development of production", which allows the plant to render high-level services in the field of microelectronics R &D. The audit was conducted by TUV Rheinland international concern, one of the leading companies in the world providing independent audit services.
ISO 9001 series is developed by TC 176 Technical Committee of the International Organization for Standardization. ISO certificate indicates stability and successful development of the company. Being a mandatory requirement for working with customers, ISO 9001 international certificate is recognized worldwide as a commonly accepted method of estimating the quality management system within an organization. It is a complex system which involves permanent activities for improving structure, management process and helping to minimize overhead costs and increase profitability.
Svetlana Gomon, Director for Quality at Technopolis GS, commented: "All the key specialists at GS Nanotech have successfully completed training within QMS in compliance with ISO 9001:2008 requirements. At the moment quality management system covers all the aspects of business: management, planning and organization of production, technology and IT-processes, interaction with suppliers of equipment and human resource training".
Director for Quality at GS Nanotech Alexei Kozlov marked high professional level of the company's auditors: "In the course of communication with the auditors employees got a chance to see that compliance with ISO 9001:2008 requirements brings benefits both in achieving the enterprise's objectives and in development of professional skills. Auditors from TUV Rheinland are high-level professionals and we look forward to a long and fruitful partnership with them".
"All the staff at GS Nanotech have been involved in the process of preparation for certification", TUV Rheinland commented. "It allowed doing such a great job in a short time. Thanks to the support from the top managers and their understanding the need to correct existing quality management system, the staff at all levels know what "quality" means for a company and recognize the importance of the QMS development as a whole".
Currently all the enterprises at Technopolis GS innovation cluster apply modern quality management system. For instance, "Digital Television Systems" and "Prankor" have successfully passed the recertification audit this year. "White Key" house building factory and "First Carton Plant" have undergone the second surveillance audit of the QMS for compliance with ISO 9001:2008. This is an important success factor for the companies in domestic and international markets.
GS Group (former General Satellite) is an international multi-industry holding of Russian origin. The company performs its activities in the telecommunication sphere and other innovation markets and develops its own technologies and production assets worldwide. The holding's mission towards the society is to promote social stability, prosperity and progress by safeguarding a favorable environment; towards its partners - to be a reliable provider of technological solutions for the global market.
The holding's mission towards its clients is to offer high-quality innovative products to use in everyday life. The basic competences of the holding include international TV operator broadcasting projects, investing into manufacturing and technological solutions; construction of Technopolis GS - unique private innovation cluster; production and management of media content; full-cycle advertising; business in the sphere of logistics and trade.
GS Nanotech is a unique semiconductor assembly facility in Eastern Europe, providing back-end services for the most demanded chips used in multiple applications. It is one of Russia's largest R&D and production centers with the core expertise in backend manufacturing of digital, analogue and hybrid integrated circuits in various types of BGA, QFN and other packages.