BEVERLY, Mass., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACLS), a leading supplier of innovative, high-productivity solutions for the semiconductor industry, has received the Texas Instruments (TI) 2012 Supplier Excellence Award for its outstanding performance in the areas of Product Quality and Service Support. The prestigious annual award honors companies whose dedication and commitment in supplying products and services meet TI's high standards for excellence, and contribute to Texas Instruments' business success. Recipients are an elite group of suppliers chosen from a large worldwide supplier base for their exemplary performance in the areas of Cost, Environmental and Social Responsibility, Technology, Responsiveness, Assurance of Supply, and Quality.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mary Puma commented, "Axcelis is delighted and honored to receive the 2012 Supplier Excellence Award from Texas Instruments. This award is public recognition of the dedicated efforts Axcelis has made to a deliver world class technology combined with outstanding service and support, to help Texas Instruments meet their goals. I am confident that this recognition of excellence will propel us to even higher levels of achievement."
Rob Simpson, TI vice president of worldwide procurement and logistics, said, "Axcelis has been a valued supplier to TI factories for many years. During 2012, Axcelis was particularly helpful in supporting the transition of the factories TI purchased from National Semiconductor, helping to increase uptime and output."
The award will be formally presented to Axcelis employees at the company's Beverly, Mass., headquarters at a special event held to recognize the achievement in June. In addition, a formal announcement from Texas Instruments about this award can be found on their website: http://newscenter.ti.com/2013-04-04-TI-recognizes-12-suppliers-with-annual-excellence-award
Axcelis (Nasdaq: ACLS), headquartered in Beverly, Mass., has been providing innovative, high-productivity solutions for the semiconductor industry for over 35 years. Axcelis is dedicated to developing enabling process applications through the design, manufacture and complete life cycle support of ion implantation systems, one of the most critical and enabling steps in the IC manufacturing process. The Company's Internet address is: www.axcelis.com.
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