DNS, Sumco, IBM among Chartered supplier honorees

Mar. 13, 2008 – Ten outperforming suppliers have been honored with awards by Singapore chipmaker Chartered Semiconductor, for their efforts providing equipment, materials, and service. Dainippon Screen Singapore Pte. Ltd., Sumco Techxiv, and IBM Singapore Pte Ltd were named top suppliers for 2007 in their respective categories.

“Chartered has been focused on enhancing our leading-edge capabilities, ramping 65-nanometer technology as well as expanding our capacity for our value-added processes,” said Leow Kim Keat, VP of customer support operations and supply management organization, in a statement. “In the months ahead, we will continue to work with [the top suppliers] as we prepare for 45nm, and continue to focus on improving our breakeven utilization, scale and productivity across our fabs.”

Below is the list of winners, judged on a set of criteria including quality, service, innovative solutions, delivery and cost.

Equipment & subcontractors:
– (Gold) Dainippon Screen Singapore Pte. Ltd.
– (Silver) Applied Materials Asia Pacific Ltd

– (Gold) Sumco Techxiv Corporation
– (Silver) National Oxygen Pte Ltd

Most improved quality: BASF South East Asia Pte Ltd.

Best mask shop: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd

– (Gold) IBM Singapore Pte Ltd
– (Silver) Hewlett-Packard Singapore (Sales) Pte. Ltd.

Outstanding service (IT): IBM Singapore Pte Ltd

Outstanding service (facility): Kinetics Process System Pte Ltd


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