Linde Electronics receives Supplier of the Year award from Fairchild Semiconductor

May 18, 2015, 06:30 ET from The Linde Group

MURRAY HILL and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Linde Electronics and Specialty Gases has received the 2014 Gas Supplier of the Year award from Fairchild Semiconductor, a leading global supplier of high-performance semiconductor solutions,. The award recognizes Linde for the supply of both cylinder and bulk gases to several Fairchild operations in the U.S. and around the world.

"Linde is proud and honored to receive this award for our global support to Fairchild," said Rob Capellman, Linde's head of Electronics and Premium Products, Sales and Operations. "It acknowledges our focus on delivering high quality products and services to meet Fairchild's stringent requirements for its customers in the computing, communications, consumer, industrial and automotive market segments."

"We are very pleased to receive this prestigious award from Fairchild Semiconductor," said Andreas Weisheit, Head of Linde Electronics. "Our number one goal is to meet the needs of our customers and add value to their business. We appreciate the validation that this award provides and are committed to continuing our close collaboration with Fairchild and providing them with premium products and services."

Jay Brennan, senior manager, Corporate Commodities-Chemicals, Gases & Metals for Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation, said "Congratulations to Linde Electronics on being ranked first among Fairchild Semiconductor's multi-site gas suppliers and being selected as the 2014 Gas Supplier of the Year. Linde's commitment to supplying quality materials and service to Fairchild Semiconductor's global wafer fabrication operations is well recognized and greatly appreciated."

Brennan presented the award to Linde at its Electronics and Specialty Gases plant in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, where Linde produces semiconductor materials, high purity inert gases (argon, helium and nitrogen), nitrous oxide and isotopes, among other products. Linde also supplies gas products to Fairchild from plants in Korea, China and Malaysia.

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In the 2014 financial year, The Linde Group generated revenue of  USD 17.9 bn (EUR 17.047 bn), making it the largest gases and engineering company in the world with approximately 65,500 employees working in more than 100 countries worldwide. The strategy of The Linde Group is geared towards long-term profitable growth and focuses on the expansion of its international business with forward-looking products and services. Linde acts responsibly towards its shareholders, business partners, employees, society and the environment – in every one of its business areas, regions and locations across the globe. The company is committed to technologies and products that unite the goals of customer value and sustainable development. For more information, see The Linde Group online at

Linde Electronics and Specialty Gases is an affiliate of Linde North America, a member of The Linde Group, and is an industry leader in gases for the electronics market—semiconductor, solar, display, and LED. Linde Electronics helps electronics companies achieve their goals through a strong focus on quality and environmental leadership, its expertise, commitment to the industry through ongoing investments in processes, engineering, and on-site and localized solutions, a broad portfolio that includes environmentally sustainable and highly specialized and rigorously measured electronic specialty gases (ESGs), bulk/pipeline gases, equipment, and services, and through working closely with customers to better meet their evolving needs.

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