Benefits of standardization in the microelectronicsindustries and their implications on nanotechnology and other innovative industries

This paper analyzes the experience from building up a portfolio of 740 industry standards within the Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI) Standards Program and develops a quality management-based model for standardization development based on ISO 9001:2000 QM standards principles and the EFQM model of Business Excellence.




Business process, Development, Efficiency, Innovation, International Standards, Microelectronics, Quality, Semiconductor

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AuthorsBergholz, Werner (Electrical Engineering at the International University, Bremen, Germany), Lee, Carlos (SEMI organization), Weiss, Bettina (SEMI organization, San Jose, USA)
Publisher:IEC, Geneva, Switzerland
First published / Last update: 2006