Our Fabless Production Model
As a fabless semiconductor company, we outsource the semiconductor manufacturing process, which includes fabrication, assembly, testing and distribution, to premier suppliers across the globe. The supply chain management team is responsible for overseeing all aspects of this process, and our engineering operations teams manage process and package development, test program development and product quality, in accordance with our ISO-certified quality management system. 该制造策略允许我们专注于我们的设计优势，并最大程度地减少固定成本和资本支出，同时让我们能够使用先进的制造设施。它还允许公司利用战略关系来采购多种领先技术。
Cirrus Logic 质量承诺的一个重要组成部分是与供应商之间以基于诚信的合作关系。The company builds and maintains long-term relationships with tier-one suppliers that share our values and high standards. We expect those suppliers to create working conditions that are safe and treat workers with respect and dignity while maintaining an environmentally and socially responsible manufacturing process. These close relationships help us mitigate potential reputational risks, build customer loyalty and deliver products with exceptional quality.
Cirrus Logic is a member of the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), a nonprofit coalition dedicated to corporate social responsibility in global supply chains. All our suppliers must acknowledge receipt of and abide by our Supplier Code of Conduct, which is based on the RBA Code of Conduct and includes additional customer requirements. Cirrus Logic uses the Supplier Code of Conduct for selecting and managing our network of suppliers. 我们通过各种方法来管理、衡量并推动这些合作关系的持续改进，包括季度审核、记分卡、年度审计、供应商开发目标、流程效益和整体质量指标。
We encourage our tier-one suppliers to expect the same standards of operation from their leading suppliers. Whenever possible, the company leverages the RBA tools and initiatives in practical ways to build a responsible supply chain. In addition to abiding by the Supplier Code of Conduct, all of our foundries, assembly and test suppliers also maintain ISO 14001 environmental management system certificates. This demonstrates their commitment to responsible management of their environmental impacts.
Cirrus Logic collaborates closely with our supply chain partners to support responsible sourcing of materials. As active participants in the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) we’re proud of our efforts to be transparent in our conflict minerals reporting.