SST announces milestone ISO 9001: 2000 Quality Management System Certification
SST Announces Milestone ISO 9001: 2000 Quality Management System Certification
Quality Standard Emphasizes SST's Commitment to Design and Manufacture World-Class Semiconductor Products
Sunnyvale, CA, January 8, 2006 * * * SST (Silicon Storage Technology, Inc., NASDAQ: SSTI), a leader in flash memory technology, today announced that it has now been certified with the highly regarded, ISO 9001:2000 quality management standard by Det Norske Veritas (DNV). Prior to certification, SST had to undergo an extensive audit by DNV to verify the company's commitment to quality management principals, including control of product development and operational activities.
The ISO 9001:2000 standard builds upon SST's already established reputation for consistently delivering quality products and services that meet or exceed customer's quality and regulatory requirements, while also continually improving customer satisfaction and services. A few of the benefits of being awarded the ISO 9001:2000 certificate include quicker time to market, increased operational efficiencies, more consistent product quality, competitive differentiation and improved customer satisfaction.
"With SST's ISO 9001:2000 certification, we will continue to move forward in our commitment in serving our customers the best in services and products," said Bing Yeh, president and CEO of SST. "The ISO certification recognizes SST's original commitment and we look forward constantly improving in new ways."
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Except for the historical information contained herein, this news release contains forward-looking statements regarding flash memory and non-memory market conditions, SST's future financial performance, the performance of new products and SST's ability to bring new products to market that involve risks and uncertainties. These risks may include timely development, acceptance and pricing of new products, the terms and conditions associated with licensees' royalty payments, the impact of competitive products and pricing, and general economic conditions as they affect SST's customers, as well as other risks detailed from time to time in the SST's SEC reports, including the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005 and on Form 10-Q for the quarters ended March 31, June 30 and September 30, 2006.
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