IMI’s Chengdu Facility Earns ISO/TS 16949 Certification


Reading time ( words)

Integrated Micro-Electronics Inc. (IMI) announced today that IMI (Chengdu) Ltd, its subsidiary in Chengdu, China, received ISO/TS 16949 (2009 version) certification from SGS (Société Générale de Surveillance) on July 19, 2016.

The ISO/TS 16949 is an ISO (International Standards Organization) technical specification aimed at the development of a quality management system that supports continual improvement, focusing on defect prevention and the reduction of variation and waste in the automotive industry supply chain.

IMI president and chief operating officer Gilles Bernard says, “This certification expands our capacity and capability to serve the automotive segment. Aside from our plant in Jiaxing, IMI China can now engage in automotive programs in Chengdu.”

He adds, “This gives us the opportunity to create more value for the automotive original parts makers or tier one suppliers.”

IMI earlier announced that it ranks 6th among the top automotive EMS providers in the world based on 2015 automotive EMS revenues per electronics market research firm New Venture Research. Its plants in Jiaxing (China), Botevgrad (Bulgaria), and Guadalajara (Mexico) are on expansion mode to accommodate increased business from tier one automotive parts suppliers.

About IMI

Integrated Micro-Electronics Inc. (IMI), a subsidiary of Ayala Corporation, is among the top 50 electronics manufacturing services (EMS) providers in the world based on the latest list of Manufacturing Market Insider based on EMS-related revenues. In the automotive segment, it is the 6th largest EMS provider in the world per New Venture Research. IMI specializes in durable electronics for long-product life cycle segments such as automotive and industrial electronics. For the automotive segment, IMI delivers customized solutions for safety and security, among others. It supplies cameras that are integral technology to the advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). For the industrial segment, it manufactures security and access control devices, power modules, and building automation, among others. From its manufacturing plants in the United States, Mexico, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, China, and the Philippines, IMI provides engineering, manufacturing, and support and fulfillment capabilities to diverse industries globally.

Share

Print


Suggested Items

Recent Advances in X-ray Technology: SMTA Webinar Recap

08/12/2019 | Pete Starkey, I-Connect007
Technical Editor Pete Starkey recently attended a webinar on advances in X-ray technology and its applications in the electronics industry, as presented by Keith Bryant, Chair of SMTA Europe, on behalf of SMTA India. Here are the highlights of the webinar.

Which Matters Most: Unit Cost or Total Cost of Supply?

08/09/2019 | Neil Sharp, JJS Manufacturing
The primary objective for any OEM is to design, manufacture, and deliver high-quality products in the most cost-effective way possible. When demand patterns change, or there is an increase in competition, it can be easy to rely on the calculation of unit cost to relieve the price pressure. But, as many manufacturers are discovering, choosing to base their outsourcing decisions purely on unit cost may not always reap the expected benefits in the long term.

The Exciting Details Behind IPC’s Pledge to America’s Workers

08/07/2019 | Chris Mitchell, IPC VP, Global Government Relations
In the nine months since IPC joined in President Trump’s “Pledge to America’s Workers” and committed to creating 1 million new skilled workforce opportunities over the next five years – a fair question has been asked: Are we taking credit for actions we would have done anyway? Was this motivated by politics?



Copyright © 2019 I-Connect007. All rights reserved.