Texas Instruments Recognizes 2005 Supplier Excellence Award Winners
DALLAS (April 3, 2006) -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN)
announced that 18 businesses received the company's 2005 Supplier Excellence
Award. These recipients are a select few chosen from TI's large worldwide
supplier base as a result of their outstanding performance and continuous
improvement in supplying materials, equipment and services to Texas Instruments.
"TI requires excellence from its global supply chain, and the Supplier Excellence Awards (SEA) recognize our best suppliers for their outstanding performance," said Rob Simpson, vice president, Worldwide Procurement and Logistics, TI. "These companies contribute greatly to the success of TI and our customers. The TI SEA rewards and celebrates their efforts."
TI established its Supplier Excellence Awards in 1983 as a way to honor businesses that had provided exemplary service. The awards are a key vehicle for communicating the standards the company expects of its suppliers. The businesses are evaluated on six criteria: cost, environmental responsibility, technology, responsiveness, assurance of supply and quality.
The 2005 TI Supplier Excellence Award winners include:
|Company||Product or Service|
|Ardentec||Wafer Probe Services|
|Austin Commercial||Construction Services|
|Belcan TechServices||Supplemental Labor|
|Corning Incorporated||DLP® Windows|
|Desert West Technologies, LLC||Reticle Cassettes|
|East Texas Wiring||VLCT Testers|
|LTX Corporation||Testers, Application Support, Maintenance|
|Measurement Specialties (China), Ltd.||Sense Element Assembly|
|Nippon Micrometal Corporation||Goldwire and Solderballs|
|Numeral Engineering SDN BHD||Machined Parts, Tooling, Equipment and Automation|
|Omega Micromecanica LTDA||Machined Parts, Tooling, Equipment and Automation|
|Samshin Precision IND. CO., LTD.||Header Assemblies|
|Shinko Electric Industries Co., Ltd.||MicroStar BGA Team Microstar BGA™ Substrates|
|Spotfire, Inc.||DecisionSite™ Software and Support|
|Technology Service Professionals||Output TCO, Deskside and Printer Support, Warranty Repairs|
Electron Limited (TEL)
Etch Systems Business Unit
Single Wafer Deposition Business Unit
Thermal Processing Systems Business Unit
|Wafer Fab Capital Equipment|
|Tokyo Ohka Kogyo Co., Ltd.||Photo Resist|
|Ward North American Global Relocation||Household Relocation|
TI will present the awards to each supplier at their individual place of business to recognize the contributions and performance of their employees.
Texas Instruments Incorporated provides innovative DSP and analog technologies to meet our customers' real world signal processing requirements. In addition to Semiconductor, the company's businesses include Sensors & Controls, and Education Technology. TI is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and has manufacturing, design or sales operations in more than 25 countries.
Texas Instruments is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TXN. More information is located on the World Wide Web at http://www.ti.com.
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