GLOBALFOUNDRIES today recognized the winners of its first-ever global
Supplier Awards at the company's 2014 Supplier Day event in Malta, NY.
Recipients were recognized for their exceptional collaboration and
support, as well as a demonstrated ability to perform at the highest
level based on the specific needs of GLOBALFOUNDRIES.
JSR Corporation was named the recipient of the Excellence Award for
Collaboration and Sustained Support. JSR Corporation, headquartered in
Tokyo, provides advanced materials for the semiconductor, flat panel
display, and optical materials fields. JSR Corporation demonstrated
superior collaboration with GLOBALFOUNDRIES on programs that drive
defectivity improvement cost-effectively. JSR Corporation is the first
supplier to meet GLOBALFOUNDRIES' formal award criteria.
Additionally, Spotlight Awards for suppliers that exhibited superior
performance and collaboration were presented to Lam Research, Tokyo
Electron Ltd. and SUMCO Corporation.
"The goal of the Supplier Day event and Awards is to strengthen
relationships with key suppliers who are committed to cllaborating with
GLOBALFOUNDRIES to deliver maximum value to our customers," said Magnus
Matthiasson, GLOBALFOUNDRIES chief procurement officer. "We are pleased
to recognize suppliers that support GLOBALFOUNDRIES' commitment to
manufacturing excellence, and we thank them for their dedication and
The Supplier Day event provides a collaborative forum to foster strong
supplier relationships and continually improve GLOBALFOUNDRIES' supply
chain capabilities. This year's event, themed 'Collaborative Growth,'
drew top executives from over 30 of GLOBALFOUNDRIES key suppliers.
This is GLOBALFOUNDRIES' first annual Supplier Awards, a program that is
being launched to recognize supplier excellence. The program identifies
the highest performing suppliers by assessing their execution to
GLOBALFOUNDRIES' goals for technology, quality, cost and operational
GLOBALFOUNDRIES is the world's first full-service semiconductor foundry
with a truly global footprint. Launched in March 2009, the company has
quickly achieved scale as the second largest foundry in the world,
providing a unique combination of advanced technology and manufacturing
to more than 160 customers. With operations in Singapore, Germany and
the United States, GLOBALFOUNDRIES is the only foundry that offers the
flexibility and security of manufacturing centers spanning three
continents. The company's three 300mm fabs and five 200mm fabs provide
the full range of process technologies from mainstream to the leading
edge. This global manufacturing footprint is supported by major
facilities for research, development and design enablement located near
hubs of semiconductor activity in the United States, Europe and Asia.
GLOBALFOUNDRIES is owned by Mubadala Development Company. For more
information, visit http://www.globalfoundries.com.
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