Feb. 25, 2014 13:16 UTC

Zuken: Zuken's automotive quality processes recognized by Continental

Continental awards Automotive SPICE Level 2

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Zuken has been awarded Automotive SPICE® certification Level 2 in recognition of the strength of its systems and processes for the automotive industry. The award followed a rigorous assessment of CR-5000 Board Designer software by accredited auditors at Continental Automotive Group – one of the leading automotive suppliers worldwide.

“Zuken is among the top performers within the 80 companies we have audited so far; it is uncommon for a software supplier such as Zuken to achieve Automotive SPICE certification to this level,” says Achim Hoenow, Head of Software Supplier Quality Management at Continental Automotive. “This result shows Zuken to be a robust and reliable partner for the automotive industry supply chain,” he adds.

The audit was carried out as part of a wide-ranging assessment program of Continental’s key suppliers over the past few years. It was initially triggered by the rise in volume of electronic systems within vehicles, meaning companies such as Continental need higher quality levels in software supplied to them to avoid negative impacts on manufacturing times and costs.

For more information, see www.zuken.com and www.automotivespice.com

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About Zuken

Zuken is a global provider of leading-edge software and consulting services for electrical and electronic design and manufacturing. Founded in 1976, Zuken has the longest track record of technological innovation and financial stability in the electronic design automation (EDA) software industry. The company’s extensive experience, technological expertise and agility, combine to create world-class software solutions. Zuken’s transparent working practices and integrity in all aspects of business produce long-lasting and successful customer partnerships that make Zuken a reliable long-term business partner.

Zuken is focused on being a long-term innovation and growth partner. The security of choosing Zuken is further reinforced by the company’s people—the foundation of Zuken’s success. Coming from a wide range of industry sectors, specializing in many different disciplines and advanced technologies, Zuken’s people relate to and understand each company’s unique requirements. For more information about the company and its products, visit www.zuken.com.

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For more information contact your local PR person:
Amy Clements, Zuken USA Inc.
Tel: 1 972-691-3284
E-mail: amy.clements@zuken.com
Twitter: @ZukenAmericas
Northern & Southern Europe
Sally Wilkes, Zuken Ltd.
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E-mail: sally.wilkes@zuken.com
Twitter: @ZukenUK_SCAN
Central Europe
Klaus Wiedemann, Zuken GmbH
Tel.: 49 89 607696-58
E-mail: Klaus.Wiedemann@zuken.com
Twitter: @ZukenCentralEur (http://www.twitter.com/ZukenCentralEur)

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