Philips Lumileds re-certified for ISO9001 and TS16949 quality standards

Dec. 7, 2010
Date Announced: 07 Dec 2010 San Jose, Calif. - Philips Lumileds announced today that each of its three design, development and manufacturing sites have been recertified for ISO9001:2008 (General Quality System Standard) and TS16949:2009, (Automotive Quality System Standard) following a comprehensive audit by TUV NORD. Continuing certification and refinement of the company’s manufacturing processes is one element of the company’s commitment to quality production and delivery that enable the growth and adoption of solid-state lighting solutions. All three sites, San Jose, Singapore and Penang were certified with, zero non-conformities, representing an approach and commitment to quality that is consistent throughout the company.ISO9001 is an international standard for quality management systems. Adhering to these standards, companies demonstrate an ability to consistently meet statutory and regulatory requirements and improve customer satisfaction through continuous process improvements to deliver quality and confidence.TS16949 is an international standard for automotive industry suppliers and it defines quality management system requirements. As one of the world’s leading suppliers of LEDs for exterior vehicle applications, Philips Lumileds is dedicated to achieving the highest standards and establishing a framework for continued improvements.Philips Lumileds is a leading provider of LEDs for illumination solutions. The company is committed to advancing solid-state lighting technology and enabling lighting solutions that provide better light, are more environmentally friendly, and help reduce CO2 emissions. Philips Lumileds' LUXEON LEDs are enabling new solutions for shop, outdoor, office, school, and home lighting applications. More information about the company's LUXEON LED products and solid-state lighting technologies can be found at Royal Philips ElectronicsRoyal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through timely innovations. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of “sense and simplicity”. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips employs more than 118,000 employees in more than 60 countries worldwide. With sales of EUR 23 billion in 2009, the company is a market leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as lifestyle products for personal well-being and pleasure with strong leadership positions in flat TV, male shaving and grooming, portable entertainment and oral healthcare.

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