Quality & Reliability

Asahi Kasei Microdevices Corporation (AKM) adopts the following policy and system about the quality and reliability assurance by providing customer-satisfied products and quality supports.

Quality Policy

In the quality policy below, we have clarified our commitment and determination to put efforts into activities that are considerate to quality and to the environment.

  • It shall be – our mission to create new value for our customers at all times that provides competitive differentiation
  • It shall be – our responsibility to provide worldwide customers with products conforming to statutory and regulatory, as well as customer requirements
  • It shall be – our action to consider quality and environment for every job, and to make continual improvements among personnel – from site workers to top management

Reliability / Quality Assurance System

AKM has integrated reliability assurance techniques, continual improvement with PDCA cycles, problem solving methodology, validation and analysis techniques based on the quality management system of ISO9001 and IATF16949 in order to meet the customer satisfactions.

Compliance with International Standards (ISO9001 / IATF16949)

AKM has integrated reliability assurance techniques, continual improvement with PDCA cycles, problem solving methodology, validation and analysis techniques based on the quality management system of ISO international standards in order to meet the customer satisfactions.

ISO 9001
IATF 16949

Automotive Quality Program

With products for use in automotive applications, AKM takes their application and usage environment into account and considers how to secure safety as we design products and manufacturing processes.

We aim for stable supply of zero-defect products over the long-term, and carry out quality control and continual improvements.

Products for automotive applications are developed and produced under management which complies with IATF16949.

We also consider any additional (AEC-Q100, Q101) requests from customers.