GREENSBORO, NC – June 26, 2017 – Qorvo® (Nasdaq:QRVO), a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, announced that its Beijing manufacturing facility has earned ISO/TS 16949 qualification for testing and production of automotive RF components. The certification is essential for meeting the Automotive Electronics Council (AEC)-Q100 qualification for producing reliable, robust integrated circuits for cars.
Consumer demand for in-car infotainment, mobile communications and Wi-Fi hotspot accessibility is driving rapid growth in the global connected car market. Technavio expects a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 32% in this market from 2016 to 2020.1 That translates into a significant increase in the need for certified RF components that support cellular, GPS and Wi-Fi connectivity in cars.
Gorden Cook, general manager of Qorvo’s automotive business said, “Achieving ISO/TS 16949 certification underscores Qorvo’s commitment to delivering the most robust, reliable and high-performance RF solutions for a new generation of connected cars and driver applications. Our Beijing facility joins four other Qorvo operations – in Florida, North Carolina, Texas and Costa Rica – that have earned ISO/TS 16949 certification.”
Qorvo offers a broad portfolio of 802.11p, automotive Wi-Fi, SDARS, GPS and LTE automotive solutions. In addition to meeting ISO/TS 16949 certification, Qorvo performs AEC-Q100 and AEC-Q200 testing to ensure products meet stringent automotive industry requirements. Additional information about Qorvo’s automotive RF solutions can be found on the Qorvo Automotive Applications page.
1Global Connected Car Market, 2016-2020, Technavio, December 2016
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