Almere, The Netherlands
November 5, 2021
ASM hosts key suppliers at annual Supplier Day event, launches inaugural sustainability PRISM award
ASM International N.V. (Euronext Amsterdam: ASM) held its annual Supplier Day this week. The virtual event was attended by over 150 supplier representatives from across ASM’s global supply chain.
Benjamin Loh, CEO of ASM International, thanked suppliers, saying, “Our suppliers are our lifeline. The semiconductor industry is experiencing a significant growth. With our strategy of ‘growth through innovation’, ASM is expanding capacity in operations, R&D, and facilities. Much more than just a supplier-customer relationship, we are counting on partnerships with our suppliers, working together to address technology innovations, growth, and sustainability”.
ASM awarded suppliers whose exemplary performance made a tangible impact on its success in the past year. Award recipients demonstrated creative solutions, open and honest alignment, expert navigation of the many supply chain challenges related to COVID-19, and close partnerships to enable ASM’s growth. The suppliers awarded for performance and partnership are:
- Song Tat Precision
- Kawasaki Heavy Industries
- VDL Enabling Technologies Group (Singapore)
A key theme of ASM’s Supplier Day was sustainability. ASM is committed to collaborating across its value chain, to increase the impact of sustainability initiatives. This includes key challenges such as addressing the climate crisis, ensuring human rights throughout the supply chain, and addressing important social topics and safeguards. The winners of the inaugural PRISM award have exemplified actions and results in sustainability. The winners of this year’s PRISM award are:
About ASM International
ASM International N.V., headquartered in Almere, the Netherlands, its subsidiaries and participations, design and manufacture equipment and materials used to produce semiconductor devices. ASM provides production solutions for wafer processing (front-end segment) as well as for assembly and packaging and surface mount technology (back-end segment) through facilities in the United States, Europe, and Asia. ASM’s common stock trades on the Euronext Amsterdam Stock Exchange (symbol ASM). For more information, visit www.asm.com
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