SPTS Technologies, an Orbotech company, and a supplier of advanced wafer processing solutions for the global semiconductor industry and related markets, today announced it was awarded ‘Supplier of the Year – Front End Equipment’ at this year’s Infineon Supplier Day held in Munich.
Rated and ranked among peer companies against Infineon’s standard evaluation criteria, including feedback from operational and management staff in their fabs and R&D teams, SPTS won the prestigious award over 20+ front end equipment companies. The award was presented to Kevin Crofton, President – SPTS Technologies & Corporate VP – Orbotech, by Hans-Dirk Loewe, Senior Vice President – Front End Fab Operations at Infineon, who congratulated SPTS for winning the award and added that SPTS exemplifies what they need in a business partner.
Kevin Crofton commented, “This kind of feedback and level of customer satisfaction is the goal of everyone at SPTS, and this distinguished award is a real testament of the quality and performance of our support teams across all disciplines. This is the second time in three years that SPTS has been presented with this award by Infineon, and we are extremely proud to receive this type of recognition from such a discerning global customer.”
Infineon Technologies was ranked first for the eleventh time in a row, according to a study carried out by IHS Inc, a business information provider. SPTS Technologies is a preferred supplier and partner to Infineon, and provides etch, deposition and thermal wafer processing equipment to Infineon’s Villach, Dresden, Regensburg and Kulim fabs.