Texas Instruments Recognizes 2006 Supplier Excellence Award Winners
DALLAS (April 5, 2007) -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) announced that 24 businesses received the company's 2006 Supplier Excellence Award (SEA). 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 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 SEA program 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, Environmentally responsible procurement, Technology, Responsiveness, Assurance of supply and Quality (CETRAQ).
The 2006 TI Supplier Excellence Award winners include:
|Company||Product or Service|
|Air Liquide Electronics, U.S. LP Bulk Gas Operations||Air Gas Plant Operations and Bulk Gas Delivery|
|Amkor Technology – DLP Operations T1||DLP® Assembly Services|
|ASTI Holdings Limited (ASTI)||Tape and Reel Equipment|
|Business Control Systems, LP (BCS)||Supplemental Labor & Consulting Services|
|Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. (DNP)||Photomask|
|GolinHarris||Media Relations Support|
|Holden Custom Products||Piece Parts for Education Technology Pack Lines|
|Inventec Appliances (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.||Electronic Products for Education|
|JE Specialties DBA J&E Associates||Janitorial Service, Light Maintenance|
|Keithley Instruments, Inc.||Parametric Testers|
|Kinpo Electronics, Inc.||Electronic Products for Education|
|Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. (K&S)||Wire Bonders|
|Microtronic Inc.||Wafer Inspection Tools|
|Nikko Materials USA, Inc.||Targets|
|On-Target Supplies & Logistics, Ltd||Dock & Stockroom Services|
|SCHOTT ELECTRONIC PACKAGING GMBH||Glass Vials|
|Sense Corporation||Wafer Fab Used Equipment|
|TDIndustries, Ltd.||Manufacturing Equipment Installation and Facilities-Requested Services|
|Technology Service Professionals, Inc.||Design Systems – Data Center and Onsite IT Hardware Support & Services|
|Teradyne, Inc.||Test Equipment, Spare Parts and Services|
|Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. Electronics Division||Tape Substrates|
TI will present the awards to each supplier at their individual place of business to recognize the contributions and performance of their employees.
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