Norwood, MA (03/27/2008) - Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE: ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications, hosted the recipients of its annual “Supplier Excellence Award” during a reception and awards ceremony held recently in Hong Kong. Sixteen companies were selected from among more than two thousand who supply ADI’s global semiconductor manufacturing operations.
The companies recognized for their outstanding performance include Amkor Technology, Compugraphics International, Ebara Technologies, Honeywell Analytics, Korea Shinko Microelectronics, Kyocera Corporation, Multitest elektronische Systeme Gmbh, Maxcom Tooling, Moog Components Group, MEI LLC, NSP Transport Services, Photronics, Siltronic AG, Sumicarrier Singapore, Surface Technology Systems and TSMC. "I continue to be very pleased by the ability of our global suppliers to respond to our demanding quality expectations," said Liam McCaffrey, Director of Purchasing, Worldwide Manufacturing and chairman of Analog Devices’ Purchasing Council. We are recognizing those companies who have mastered the business fundamentals needed to be great suppliers, continuously delivering quality products and services on time and without disruption. You serve as role models for other companies in the areas of cost, technology, innovation, and customer service, and are truly “best in class.”
The ADI Supplier Awards are based on an exacting supplier rating program and recognize those suppliers 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 winners by category are:
Contracted Production: Amkor Technology, headquartered in Chandler, Arizona and TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company), headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan.
Critical Indirect Materials: Photronics Inc., headquartered in Brookfield, Connecticut and Sumicarrier Singapore Pte. Ltd., headquartered in Singapore.
Equipment Support: Ebara Technologies Inc., headquartered in Sacramento, California and Multitest elektronische Systeme Gmbh, headquartered in Rosenheim, Germany.
Local Site Support: Compugraphics International, headquartered in Glenrothes, Scotland; Honeywell Analytics, headquartered in Lincolnshire, IL; MEI LLC, headquartered in Albany, Oregon; Moog Components Group Inc., headquartered in Blacksberg, Virginia; NSP Transport Services, headquartered in Cainta, Rizal Philippines and Surface Technology Systems plc, headquartered in Newport, United Kingdom.
Raw Materials: Korea Shinko Microelectronics Co., Ltd., headquartered in Nagano City, Japan and Siltronic AG, headquartered in Munich, Germany.
Special Achievement: Kyocera Corporation, headquartered in Kyoto, Japan and Maxcom Tooling Pte. Ltd., headquartered in Singapore.
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 over 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.
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. Analog Devices is headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts, with design and manufacturing facilities throughout the world. Analog Devices is included in the S&P 500 Index.
Maria C. Tagliaferro