Our business operations, product design and technology investments all take into consideration environmental impact, and we employ strict process controls and continual improvement to our quality, social and environmental management systems. We demand high standards from all of our global supply chain partners, including business integrity and respect for human rights and the planet. We strive to ensure that working conditions are safe, workers are treated with respect and dignity and global manufacturing processes are environmentally and socially responsible.
Silicon Labs provides a minimum lifetime of 10 years after the release of products. Silicon Labs continually monitors its products and will offer a renewal of the 10-year lifetime commitment based on volume, target market, technology and manufacturing.
We have been registered to ISO 9001 Quality Management System since June 2000, a commitment demonstrated by extensive product and process qualification. All of our products go through extensive qualification testing prior to production release.
We maintained certification to ISO/TS 16949 from January 2008 to October 2014. Due to a 2013 change in the certification eligibility requirements, fabless semiconductor companies are no longer eligible for certification; however we continue to conform to IATF 16949.
We partner with world-class suppliers to manage products from development to customer delivery. We ensure our supply chain's global manufacturing processes are environmentally and socially responsible, including safe and respectful working conditions. We demand high standards of business integrity, environmental responsibility and respect for human rights from all partners.
We monitor and perform ongoing assessments of our supply chain’s overall health and secure the second source as appropriate to ensure continuity of supply. All our suppliers maintain business continuity plans in order to continue to meet customer demand in the case of any business interruption event.
Our automotive products meet the AEC-Q100 qualifications and only use IATF 16949 certified suppliers. Automotive offerings include Grade 1, 2, and 3 products that meet and exceed AEC-Q100, JEDEC and most OEM specifications, including EMC and ESD. A zero-defect objective is built into our automotive products from the early design stage and through the manufacturing, order fulfillment and delivery processes. Automotive manufacturing flows are engineered to ensure delivery of defect-free products that remain trouble-free throughout the life of the vehicle:
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