Aeroflex and MagnaChip Announce QML-V Qualification of Mixed-Signal Products Fabricated at MagnaChip
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. and SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Aeroflex Incorporated (“Aeroflex”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Aeroflex Holding Corp. (NYSE: ARX) and MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (“MagnaChip Semiconductor”) (NYSE: MX), a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products, today announced that Aeroflex’s Colorado Springs division has received QML-V qualification from the US Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), Land and Maritime for its Mixed-Signal products fabricated in MagnaChip’s 0.35um Triple-Well Mixed-Signal CMOS technology.
“QML-V qualification means that we have successfully demonstrated that our products fabricated at MagnaChip meet the specified performance, quality, and reliability levels of the US Department of Defense Product Qualification Program, especially for satellite and space applications,” said Paul Coe, Director of Quality at Aeroflex Colorado Springs.
“We have been utilizing the innovative mixed-signal technology offerings of MagnaChip for over 12 years in high reliability medical and industrial applications, and are pleased that we can now bring this technology to the space community in both QML-V Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs) and standard microcircuit drawing (SMD) products,” said David Kerwin, Director of Mixed Signal products at Aeroflex Colorado Springs.
Aeroflex’s family of QML-V analog multiplexer products are currently fabricated at MagnaChip, as well as our recently announced family of voltage supervisors and customer-specific SMD products.
“We are pleased to be a partner to Aeroflex in the global space market and look forward to supporting their future engineering and manufacturing needs through a continued, successful partnership. MagnaChip is a leader in technology innovation and quality, and proud to be recognized as a QML-V supplier to Aeroflex,” said Namkyu Park, Vice President of MagnaChip’s Foundry Marketing.
“MagnaChip continues to expand its advanced analog and mixed-signal 0.35um and 0.18um CMOS process technology in such areas as non-volatile memories, high-voltage and low noise applications,” continued Namkyu Park. David Kerwin said, “You can expect to see Aeroflex continue to expand its QML-V offering leveraging MagnaChip’s technology investment in analog & mixed-signal processes.”
Aeroflex Colorado Springs, is a supplier of semicustom and standard VLSI circuits and custom circuit card assemblies. Aeroflex, Colorado Springs has received Qualified Manufacturer List (QML) certification for Class Q, Class T and Class V. Additionally, we have received a letter of compliance for ISO 9001 from the Defense Supply Center Columbus.
About MagnaChip Semiconductor
Headquartered in South Korea, MagnaChip Semiconductor is a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products for high volume consumer applications. MagnaChip Semiconductor believes it has one of the broadest and deepest range of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor platforms in the industry, supported by its 30-year operating history, large portfolio of registered and pending patents and extensive engineering and manufacturing process expertise. For more information, please visit www.magnachip.com.
Aeroflex Holding Corp. is a leading global provider of high performance microelectronic components, and test and measurement equipment used by companies in the space, avionics, defense, commercial wireless communications, medical and other markets.
MAGNACHIP CONTACT: In the United States: In Korea: Robert Pursel Chankeun Park Director of Investor Relations Senior Manager, Public Relations Tel. 408-625-1262 Tel. +82-2-6903-3195 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org AEROFLEX CONTACT: Teresa Farris MARCOM Manager Aeroflex Microelectronic Solutions Tel. 719-594-8035 email@example.com --------------------------
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