We ensure that the quality of products targeted to a specific industry domain meets this domain’s expectations, including applicable international standards, regulatory requirements and best practices in the domains of design, development, industrialization and service.
We currently serve four industry domains
- Standard products: These products are governed by ST standard terms and conditions of sales. Specific customer requirements must be agreed upon in writing by ST.
- Automotive products: Our automotive products are AEC-Q100 compliant. They are subject to specific stress testing and processing instructions in order to achieve the required quality levels and product stability.
Automotive safety: This is a subset of the automotive domain. ST has used as a reference the ISO 26262 Road vehicles Functional safety standard. We support customer inquiries regarding product failure rates and FMEDA to support hardware system compliancy to established safety goals. We provide products that are safe in their intended use, working in cooperation with our customers to understand the mission profile, adopt common methods and define countermeasures for residual risks.
Medical products: We comply with applicable regulations for medical products and apply due diligence in the development and validation of these products. Our focus in this domain is:
- The health care segment, where ST offers its best technology and IPs
- Class III (in accordance with European Union and United States criteria) life sustaining or active implanted devices and finished medical devices that we may co-develop or produce with partners.