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18 August 2009


TriQuint recognizes top suppliers for 2008

At its annual Supplier Day Conference educational and networking event, RF front-end product manufacturer and foundry services provider TriQuint Semiconductor Inc of Hillsboro, OR, USA announced the recipients of its ‘Top Supplier Awards for 2008’, which recognize suppliers for their overall performance, including innovation, operational excellence, service levels, and industry leadership. 

The categories and winners (selected by members of TriQuint’s Supply Chain and Business Unit organizations) are:

  • Top Supplier of the Year: Taiwan’s MOCVD-based Visual Photonics Epitaxy Co Ltd (VPEC), which manufactures HBT and PHEMT epiwafers for wireless communication applications.
  • Top Supplier of the Year – Florida: Yoshikawa High Precision – Kimitsu Plant, which uses advanced stamping technology to supply electronic parts including lids and rings for SAW devices, ultra-small laminated cores for pager motors in mobile phones, terminals for liquid-crystal backlight electrodes, various drawn products, and transfer-pressed products.
  • Top Suppliers of the Year - Oregon: Ambit Microsystems of Zhongshan, China (a subsidiary of Foxconn Technology Group, the world’s largest EMS provider), a turnkey provider of assembly & test services, catering to the telecoms sector; ASE KOREA, established by Taiwan's ASE Group (which provides assembly & testing of customer-specific semiconductors such as automotive power ICs, medical and industrial sensors and amplifiers for wireless telecoms).
  • Top Supplier of the Year – Texas: Unisem Malaysia (a member of the Unisem Group), a global provider of assembly & test services offering an integrated suite of packaging and test services such as: wafer bumping; wafer probing; wafer grinding; leadframe and substrate IC packaging including leaded, QFN, BGA and flip-chip packages; and high-end RF and mixed-signal test services.

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