Mykrolis Receives Special Service Award from TSMC.Business Editors/High-Tech Writers
BILLERICA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 16, 2003
Mykrolis Corporation (NYSE NYSE
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Spare parts are also called “spares. " and components to TSMC's facilities in Taiwan.
The recognition program, which began in 2001, selects suppliers across several categories. The award for the spare parts category was initiated in 2003. It is the first of its kind for TSMC and evaluates suppliers in the areas of quality, cost, delivery and service, inventory management, electronic invoicing and response to line-down situations.
The Special Service Award honors Mykrolis's performance over the past three years and its implementation in May 2003 of TSMC's Vendor Managed Inventory Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) is a family of business models in which the buyer of a product provides certain information to a supplier of that product and the supplier takes full responsibility for maintaining an agreed inventory of the material, usually at the buyer's program aimed at reducing inventory costs and providing greater online access to inventory data. Mr. Bruce Cheng, section manager of purchasing for TSMC, said at the award ceremony, "Mykrolis truly understands TSMC's needs."
Gerry Mackay, vice president of worldwide sales and marketing for Mykrolis, commented: "Our relationship with TSMC goes back many years. It is extremely rewarding to know that our strong track record and commitment to TSMC's needs have been recognized. Receiving this special service award demonstrates our commitment to go above and beyond to satisfy our customers' needs."
Mykrolis Corporation, based in Billerica, Massachusetts Billerica (IPA: [bɪl.'ɹɪ.kə]) is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 38,981 at the 2000 census. Its name is pronounced "bill-RICK-a", rather than rhyming with America. , is a worldwide developer, manufacturer and supplier of liquid and gas delivery systems, components and consumables used to precisely measure, deliver, control and purify the process liquids, gases and chemicals, as well as the deionized water, photoresists and vacuum systems utilized in the semiconductor manufacturing process. In addition, the Company's products are used to manufacture a range of other products, such as flat panel displays, high purity chemicals, photoresists, solar cells, gas lasers, optical disks and fiber optic cables. Mykrolis is formerly Millipore Microelectronics, Inc. For more information, visit www.mykrolis.com.
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