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SMIC's fab 2 and fab 3B achieved ISO 9001:2000 certification

24 Apr 2003

Shanghai  [2003-04-24]

(Shanghai, China, April 24, 2003) Semiconductor Manufacturing International (Shanghai) Corporation (SMIC) announced its fab2 and fab3B, with full support from all staff members and employees, have passed the ISO 9001:2000 audit by the British Standard Institute (BSI) on the March 21, 2003.
With this award, all of SMIC fabs in Shanghai (Fab1, 2 and 3B) have achieved ISO 9001:2000 certification with zero-defect performance. This is important in SMIC’s development as a world-class foundry and enables SMIC to build all business on the foundation of normative and all-around quality management standard, ensuring customers highly efficient services, with which SMIC can serve our customers with leading-technology more effectively than before.
ISO9001: 2000 is a global quality standard published by the ISO (International Organization of Standardization). This revised 2000 standard places more emphasis on customer’s needs and satisfaction, continuous improvements and results, as well as effectiveness and efficiency of the quality management system, so as to smooth business operation.
With SMIC’s continuous development, our customer base is increasingly expanding. A highly effective enterprise management system and good customer service support are the key for further development. In order to better serve customers, Charles Huang, VP from SMIC said: “ Using the ISO 9001:2000 standard as a model for our business operation and management, customers can enjoy SMIC’s highly efficient and dedicated service, and in the process help SMIC to become a top-tier foundry in the world.”

About SMIC
SMIC is the first pure-play advanced IC foundry in China to achieve volume production for 8-inch wafers at 0.25-micron and finer line technologies. Established in April 2000, SMIC is a Cayman Islands company based in Shanghai. The foundry provides customers with a full range of services that include: design services, mask manufacturing, wafer fabrication as well as testing capabilities. For more information, please visit

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