Texas Instruments recognises 16 suppliers with annual excellence awards


April 8, 2015: Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) announced 16 of the company’s more than 10,000 suppliers will receive its annual Supplier Excellence Award (SEA), the company’s highest level of supplier recognition, for delivering outstanding products, service and support. The recipients were selected based on a variety of attributes, including cost, environmental and social responsibility, technology, responsiveness, assurance of supply and quality.

“As a global semiconductor company focused on Analogue and Embedded Processing, TI is committed to designing, manufacturing, testing and selling technologies that change the way people live their lives. Our most critical suppliers, like the 2014 SEA winners, are essential to our success,” said Rob Simpson, vice president of TI Worldwide Procurement and Logistics. “Along with our more than 100,000 customers, we expect world-class performance and execution from our suppliers. These winners have demonstrated outstanding commitment and ability to support and provide value to TI.”

The 16 SEA recipients – along with the products or services they provide to TI – are:

  • ASM America, Inc. – Wafer fab equipment and spares: Epi
  • Axcelis Technologies – Wafer fab equipment and spares: implanters and ashers
  • BASF SE – Chemicals
  • DB SCHENKER – Transportation
  • DISCO Corporation – Assembly equipment, spares, and indirect material
  • Golin – Public relations and media relations agency services
  • Kyocera America, Inc. – DLP ceramic substrates
  • NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD. – Rigid substrates
  • Phoenix Silicon International Corporation – Thin back grind and back metal processing
  • Siltronic – Silicon wafers
  • Soliton Technologies – Engineering services
  • Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd. – Mold compound
  • Talent 101, Inc. – Staffing services
  • TOKYO OHKA KOGYO CO., LTD. – Resist and developer
  • Toppan Photomasks, Inc. – Photomasks
  • United Test and Assembly Center Ltd. – Assembly and test services

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