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Intersil

February 14, 2011 14:00 ET

Intersil Receives ISO/TS16949 Certification

Intersil Manufacturing Sites in Milpitas, CA, Palm Bay, FL and Munich, Germany Achieve Stringent Quality Requirements for Automotive Industry

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - February 14, 2011) -  Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL) today announced it has been awarded the prestigious ISO/TS16949:2002 certification for the Intersil manufacturing facilities in Milpitas, CA, Palm Bay, FL and Munich, Germany. Receiving this award validates Intersil's commitment to proactively and continuously strive for quality improvements, and to consistently deliver high-quality products that meet or exceed customer expectations.

"This achievement was a result of outstanding multidisciplinary cooperation, responsiveness and individual effort," said Sagar Pushpala, Sr. Vice President, Operations and Technology at Intersil. "Automotive customers expect zero product defects and zero incidents. Intersil understands these requirements and has a proven track record in meeting those demands not only with military and space products, but also with commercial products serving consumer, computing, communications & industrial market segments. Now, with this critical certification, Intersil's automotive customers are assured the same high quality and reliability."

ISO/TS16949 is an International Standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system that is recognized by the customer members of the International Automotive Task Force (IATF). ISO/TS16949 includes ISO9001 and provides additional requirements for the automotive industry. This certification is one of the key requirements to engage with automotive customers.

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