Sept. 25, 2001 – Fremont, CA – Ayst Technologies Inc. a provider of standard mechanical interface (SMIF)-based automation manufacturing systems, today announced the establishment of a matching gift relief program for employees who wish to aid the victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States.
Asyst will make a donation to the American Red Cross of $10,000 and will match all employee contributions up to a total of $15,000. In addition, Asyst is partnering with the Red Cross to conduct a corporate blood drive in November.
“We join all Americans in our sorrow over the recent tragic events in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania,” said Dr. Mihir Parikh, chairman and chief executive officer of Asyst. “The employees of Asyst are making this donation and organizing the blood drive to lend support to the thousands of victims and their families.”