Norwood, MA (03/12/2007) - Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE: ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications, today announced the recipients of its seventh annual “Supplier Excellence Awards.” The Company recently recognized its top suppliers at an event held in Hong Kong.
The ADI Supplier Excellence Awards recognize companies who differentiate themselves through consistent outstanding performance, continuous improvement, strategic contribution to ADI’s technology and market leadership, anticipation and delivery of cost reduction initiatives, and exemplary commitment to manufacturing and quality.
The 10 companies named 2006 Supplier Excellence Award winners achieved the highest levels of performance among more than 2,000 suppliers. The winners by category are:
"We are pleased to recognize the vital role these suppliers continue to play in enabling Analog Devices to meet our customers' increasingly demanding quality requirements," said Liam McCaffrey, Worldwide Purchasing Manager and Chairman of Analog Devices’ Purchasing Council. "The suppliers we are recognizing are role models for other companies around the world in the areas of cost, technology, innovation and customer service. They truly represent 'best in class.'"
About Analog Devices
Innovation, performance, and excellence are the cultural pillars on which Analog Devices has built one of the longest standing, highest growth companies within the technology sector. Acknowledged industry-wide as the world leader in data conversion and signal conditioning technology, Analog Devices serves over 60,000 customers, representing virtually all types of electronic equipment. Celebrating 40 years as a leading global manufacturer of high-performance integrated circuits used in analog and digital signal processing applications, Analog Devices is headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts, with design and manufacturing facilities throughout the world. Analog Devices' common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker “ADI” and is included in the S&P 500 Index.