COSTA MESA, Calif., March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SEMICOA, a leading provider of high reliability discrete semiconductors for military, aerospace and commercial applications today achieved a key strategic milestone, announcing it has received QPL certification for its first power MOSFET products in accordance with MIL-PRF 19500 certification from the Department of Defense's Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime (DLA). The company's first high reliability QPL MOSFETs target demanding military and space environments – an arena SEMICOA has excelled in for more than 40 years.
The Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime (DLA) awarded the quality and reliability QPL certification to SEMICOA following a rigorous audit, and testing. The Qualified Parts List (QPL) is the Department of Defense's highest qualification process for ensuring end product quality. The QPL is a list of qualified semiconductor products manufactured by qualified suppliers in accordance with the MIL-PRF-19500 quality and reliability standard. Suppliers are audited regularly to ensure that customers receive products that meet the government's demand for high reliability products that can perform in the toughest environments on land and sea, as well as air and space. A complete listing of SEMICOA's certifications can be viewed at www.SEMICOA.com.
"In January we announced our first high reliability power MOSFETs and today we are delighted to announce the first QPL MOSFETs for military and aerospace applications," stated Ramesh Ramchandani, President, SEMICOA. "This is another milestone in our company's strategic growth plan. The QPL Certification is a validation of our company's ability to tackle the toughest challenges and continue to excel at providing high reliability products that meet the requirements of our more than 650 military and aerospace customers."
SEMICOA's high reliability products are used in a variety of space and non-space applications. These include satellites, launch vehicles and in other mission critical military and aerospace applications. SEMICOA MOSFETs provide customers with an alternative and reliable source for JAN, JANS, JANTX, and JANTXV applications.
SEMICOA's MOSFET roadmap provides products from 60 to 500 volts. SEMICOA MOSFETs are available in a variety of industry standard packages, including TO-205, TO-254, TO-257 through-hole and SMD-2, SMD-0.5 and UB surface mount packages.
With a certified qualification and manufacturing process, SEMICOA's new QPL parts eliminate the need for Source Control Drawings (SCDs) and the added costs and time-to-market constraints associated with them.
Founded in 1968, SEMICOA CORPORATION is a leader in the design and development of bipolar, power MOSFETs and diodes for high-reliability military, aerospace and commercial applications. SEMICOA facilities achieved the highest U.S. government qualification (JANS, MIL-PRF-19500, Space Level) for the production of electronic components and are also ISO9001: 2000, and AS9100: 2004 Rev B certified. A strong U.S. and global sales, marketing and distribution network supports its Southern California based design, development and wafer fabrication operations. For more information visit www.SEMICOA.com.
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