SOURCE: Primarion

June 01, 2005 07:30 ET

Primarion Awarded ISO Certification

ISO 9001:2000 Registration Demonstrates Primarion's Superior Commitment to Customer Satisfaction Through Quality Assurance

TORRANCE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 1, 2005 -- Primarion, a mixed signal semiconductor company that provides digital control of power and I/O solutions, announced today it achieved ISO 9001:2000 certification from SGS, an accredited registrar for the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The internationally recognized ISO 9001:2000 registration highlights Primarion's dedication to quality management systems, and the company's systematic approach to quality management to ensure that its customers' needs are understood and fulfilled.

"We are pleased to receive the ISO 9001:2000 certification, which underscores our continued commitment to offering digital solutions that serve our customers' needs," said Ron Van Dell, president and CEO, Primarion. "This level of certification enables us to continue to build upon our strong customer base and broadens the number of companies we can serve."

ISO 9001:2000 certification is based on eight quality management principles, including customer focus, leadership, involvement of people, process approach, system approach to management, continual improvement, factual approach to decision making, and mutually beneficial supplier relationships.

"Primarion is dedicated to providing our customers with the latest innovation in digital power and I/O solutions at the highest-level of quality," said Harry Hollack, vice president of operations and quality, Primarion. "Our design process documentation received exceptionally high marks during the certification audit and is a key component of our value."

About Primarion

Primarion is a mixed signal integrated circuit company that addresses key inflection points in power and I/O driven by the exploding demand for digital content and information. Primarion Digital Power ICs are positioned to beat traditional analog power ICs in cost per amp, performance and features with advantages that grow with each new processor generation. Primarion I/O ICs enable digitally controlled optical links for storage, networking and computing. Headquartered near Los Angeles, Calif., with offices in Tempe, Ariz., and Taipei, Taiwan, Primarion has received venture funding from eminent venture funds and strategic partners such as Accel Partners, Lehman Capital, APV Technology Partners, and Intersil. For additional information please visit the Primarion Web site at

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