|Hasselt, Belgium, 23 June 2016 --- EpiGaN, the leading European supplier of commercial-grade 150mm- and 200mm- GaN-on-Silicon epiwafers for 600V HEMT (High Electron Mobility Transistor) power semiconductors, announces that the production facility at its headquarters in Hasselt, Belgium, is now fully certified to the quality management system ISO9001:2015. The official notification from the International Organization for Standardization was received on June 7, 2016. Please also see the full press release here.|
EpiGaN, operating out of Hasselt, Belgium, is a GaN-on-Si and GaN-on-SiC epi-wafers to semiconductor manufacturers worldwide. EpiGaN's product portfolio covers state-of-the-art solutions for power switching as well as RF millimeter-wave applications. EpiGaN is producing GaN structures on Si substrates up to 200mm diameter at the 600V node to enable its customers to successfully position themselves in rapidly growing market segments.
"The official ISO9001:2015 certification is very important to us," notes EpiGaN cofounder and CEO Dr Marianne Germain. "It reassures our commercial customers and institutional program partners on a global scale of our unwavering commitment to the professional quality management of our wafer deliveries. It proves that EpiGaN is a well established entity in its field. There are not many organizations that are certified to the new updated version of the standard."
The full range of quality management measures according to ISO9001 has been in place internally at EpiGaN's Hasselt campus since 2012. "All the prescribed standardization procedures, including documentation and personnel training, had been installed and were ready for certification," reports Domenica Visalli, Ph.D., GaN Project Engineer and Quality Manager at EpiGaN. "The formal application procedure for ISO9001:2015 was launched in January 2016. We went straight for the updated version and received the final notification within the usual time frame on June 7, 2016."